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The Most Anticipated Lifestyle Shopping Centers in LA & OC, Spring 2016

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The masses have spoken: Outdoor retail therapy is in. Since we last checked up on SoCal's megadevelopments, a slew of fashionable fresh-air complexes (The Village! The PointPacific City!) have already debuted, with some still rolling out even more retailers.

This spring, even more mixed-use lifestyle hubs are set to arrive across the land. See the status of LA and OC's most highly anticipated shopping centers—like Culver City's luxury stop Platform and Newport Beach's Lido Marina Village—below in handy map form.

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1. The Bloc

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700 South Flower Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017
The formerly bricked behemoth is in the midst of its fashionable (and very delayed) facelift, which is finally expected to be complete this fall. Now roofless, the open-air DTLA development has already unveiled a portion of its renovated Macy's and will reveal the rest of its redo—which includes menswear boutique Wingtip, concept shop Free Market, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, and a retro-cool toy shop, among others—this fall. [Photo]

2. Platform at Hayden Tract

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8500 Washington Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232
On track for its spring debut, the luxury lifestyle hub at Culver City’s Hayden Tract began unveiling its directory this January, when SoulCycle opened. Doors have slowly opened one by one (Aesop, Velvet by Graham & Spencer, Janessa Leone and Freda Salvador, and ADAY’s pop-up, to name a few) since then, and Platform's even rumored to be the home of Reformation’s second boutique.

3. Runway at Playa Vista

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12746 W Jefferson Blvd
Playa Vista, CA 90094
Racked Fit Club pal The Studio (MDR) is the latest to debut at Silicon Beach 2.0's 14-acre live/play/work complex, which has been rolling out openings in phases since last summer. It recently added shopping options from contemporary women's boutique Melloré and men's shop Barnabas, pampering by Varnish Lab nail salon, Beauty Beach Lounge, and 18/8 men's grooming salon; fitness from YogaWorks and Bike Attack; and tons of food action. Eventually, a massive Fred Segal (21,000 square feet, to be exact!) will live there, too. [ Photo]

4. The Yards at One Santa Fe

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300 South Santa Fe Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012
The cruise ship-like shopping destination's retail scene has been open for business since last spring, but there's still more to come. So far, Wittmore, Voyager, Hue, Malin+Goetz, and Hennessey and Ingalls have opened; West Hollywood's Benjamin salon is set to open its first DTLA chop shop in the next month or so. [Photo]

5. Lido Marina Village

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3420 Via Oporto
Newport Beach, CA 92663
Come this summer, the outdated OC waterfront property will be transformed into a fashionable seaside shopping center featuring a host of LA faves. LMV 2.0’s stellar new roster includes Alchemy Works, Clare Vivier, Elyse Walker, Jenni Kayne, Steven Alan, Planet Blue, and so many more. On top of upscale retail therapy and dining, the 116,000-square-foot development will offer a Parisian-inspired setting with with valet for both land and water vehicles. [Rendering]

6. Westfield Century City

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10250 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90067
(310) 277-3898
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Cali design genius Kelly Wearstler will be putting her signature luxe touch on the outdoor mall's $800 million renovation, which promises a huge new Nordstrom (formerly at Westside Pavilion), an upgraded Macy's, Tom Ford, Armani, and the West Coast's first Eataly. Of course, 4,700 parking spots will sweeten the deal. [Rendering: Westfield CC]

7. At Mateo

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Mateo St & Palmetto St
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Expected to bring Old Town Pasadena vibes to the Arts District, the 130,000-square-foot shopping center is set to open in fall 2016 and will feature "artisan eateries and drinking establishments, fashion-forward retailers and local services" (all yet to be announced). Oh, and there'll be parking, too—enough for 400 DTLA visitors. [Rendering]

8. Beverly Center

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8500 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 854-0070
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Affirming our suspicions of a coming reno, the Beverly Grove mall confirmed its $500 million facelift was really (finally!) happening. Now a month in, the upgrade will add more natural sunlight, a star chef-driven food hall, and hi-tech parking. [Photo]

9. Hawthorne Plaza

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12162 Hawthorne
Hawthorne, CA 90250
The decaying shopping mall has empty for the past 13 years, but its plot may see daylight again soon. The city recently approved property owner Charles Co.'s proposal to tear it all down and replace it with a mixed-use complex. That plan promises to bring a Americana at Brand-esque experience, complete with 500,000 square feet for shopping and dining, 5,900 parking spots, 600 residences, and 800,000 square feet of office space. [Rendering]

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1. The Bloc

700 South Flower Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017
The formerly bricked behemoth is in the midst of its fashionable (and very delayed) facelift, which is finally expected to be complete this fall. Now roofless, the open-air DTLA development has already unveiled a portion of its renovated Macy's and will reveal the rest of its redo—which includes menswear boutique Wingtip, concept shop Free Market, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, and a retro-cool toy shop, among others—this fall. [Photo]
700 South Flower Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017

2. Platform at Hayden Tract

8500 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232
On track for its spring debut, the luxury lifestyle hub at Culver City’s Hayden Tract began unveiling its directory this January, when SoulCycle opened. Doors have slowly opened one by one (Aesop, Velvet by Graham & Spencer, Janessa Leone and Freda Salvador, and ADAY’s pop-up, to name a few) since then, and Platform's even rumored to be the home of Reformation’s second boutique.
8500 Washington Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232

3. Runway at Playa Vista

12746 W Jefferson Blvd, Playa Vista, CA 90094
Racked Fit Club pal The Studio (MDR) is the latest to debut at Silicon Beach 2.0's 14-acre live/play/work complex, which has been rolling out openings in phases since last summer. It recently added shopping options from contemporary women's boutique Melloré and men's shop Barnabas, pampering by Varnish Lab nail salon, Beauty Beach Lounge, and 18/8 men's grooming salon; fitness from YogaWorks and Bike Attack; and tons of food action. Eventually, a massive Fred Segal (21,000 square feet, to be exact!) will live there, too. [ Photo]
12746 W Jefferson Blvd
Playa Vista, CA 90094

4. The Yards at One Santa Fe

300 South Santa Fe Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012
The cruise ship-like shopping destination's retail scene has been open for business since last spring, but there's still more to come. So far, Wittmore, Voyager, Hue, Malin+Goetz, and Hennessey and Ingalls have opened; West Hollywood's Benjamin salon is set to open its first DTLA chop shop in the next month or so. [Photo]
300 South Santa Fe Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012

5. Lido Marina Village

3420 Via Oporto, Newport Beach, CA 92663
Come this summer, the outdated OC waterfront property will be transformed into a fashionable seaside shopping center featuring a host of LA faves. LMV 2.0’s stellar new roster includes Alchemy Works, Clare Vivier, Elyse Walker, Jenni Kayne, Steven Alan, Planet Blue, and so many more. On top of upscale retail therapy and dining, the 116,000-square-foot development will offer a Parisian-inspired setting with with valet for both land and water vehicles. [Rendering]
3420 Via Oporto
Newport Beach, CA 92663

6. Westfield Century City

10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90067
Cali design genius Kelly Wearstler will be putting her signature luxe touch on the outdoor mall's $800 million renovation, which promises a huge new Nordstrom (formerly at Westside Pavilion), an upgraded Macy's, Tom Ford, Armani, and the West Coast's first Eataly. Of course, 4,700 parking spots will sweeten the deal. [Rendering: Westfield CC]
10250 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90067

7. At Mateo

Mateo St & Palmetto St, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Expected to bring Old Town Pasadena vibes to the Arts District, the 130,000-square-foot shopping center is set to open in fall 2016 and will feature "artisan eateries and drinking establishments, fashion-forward retailers and local services" (all yet to be announced). Oh, and there'll be parking, too—enough for 400 DTLA visitors. [Rendering]
Mateo St & Palmetto St
Los Angeles, CA 90013

8. Beverly Center

8500 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048
Affirming our suspicions of a coming reno, the Beverly Grove mall confirmed its $500 million facelift was really (finally!) happening. Now a month in, the upgrade will add more natural sunlight, a star chef-driven food hall, and hi-tech parking. [Photo]
8500 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90048

9. Hawthorne Plaza

12162 Hawthorne, Hawthorne, CA 90250
The decaying shopping mall has empty for the past 13 years, but its plot may see daylight again soon. The city recently approved property owner Charles Co.'s proposal to tear it all down and replace it with a mixed-use complex. That plan promises to bring a Americana at Brand-esque experience, complete with 500,000 square feet for shopping and dining, 5,900 parking spots, 600 residences, and 800,000 square feet of office space. [Rendering]
12162 Hawthorne
Hawthorne, CA 90250