Fulton Mall in Fresnol (Garrett Eckbo, 1964)

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Fulton Mall in Fresnol (Garrett Eckbo, 1964)

Postby nichols » Thu Mar 25, 2010 7:27 pm

FULTON MALL in Fresno, CA

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Designed by Garrett Eckbo (completed 1964), the Mall was originally the centerpiece of an effort to maintain downtown Fresno as the region’s retail center. Now, it's threatened as the city seeks to change the face of downtown.

http://tclf.org/content/fulton-mall-fresno-ca

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Postby Lynxwiler » Wed Apr 07, 2010 8:09 pm

Dangit! I really like that mall and park. The sculptures and fountains are stunning!

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Postby Miguel » Fri Apr 30, 2010 6:28 pm

The California State Historic Resources Commission voted unanimously to determine the Fulton Mall eligible for the National Register of Historic Places listing.

http://archop.org/2010/04/fulton-mall/

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Postby Miguel » Fri Apr 30, 2010 9:16 pm

Fulton Mall Walking Tour (with description of all the public art):

http://www.gofresnocounty.com/Fulton%20 ... nIndex.htm

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Postby Miguel » Wed May 05, 2010 3:53 pm

Guys, I need your help:

Garrett Eckbo's six block long Fulton Mall in Fresno, CA is under threat of being destroyed. Help our effort to save this amazing mid-century cultural landscape by joining our fan page:

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Save-the- ... 7824697844

PS: Spread the word!

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Postby ch » Thu Jun 17, 2010 7:44 am

Fun documentary on the building of the Mall:



The Fresno part starts about 7 minutes in.

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