Evergreen Plaza

Title

Evergreen Plaza

Subject

aka Everblack, The Plaza, Evergreen Plaza Shopping Center
9500 S Western Ave.

Description

Evergreen Park Plaza was a shopping mall in Evergreen Park. Originally established as an open-air mall, the mall was remodeled in the 1960s becoming the first suburban enclosed mall. In addition to being a hangout for teens where youth would shop, dress to impress, and meet new people, dancers also used to breakdance in the hallways. The mall closed in 2013 to be redeveloped as an outdoor shopping center.

Date

1952/2013, 2013-

Contributor

Logan Phillips

Location

Public Spaces

Files

Evergreen_Plaza-1_CBSCM.jpg
Evergreen_Plaza-2_CBSCM.jpg

Citation

“Evergreen Plaza,” Chicago Black Social Culture Map, accessed May 19, 2024, https://cbscmap.omeka.net/items/show/286.

Output Formats

Geolocation