The Del Amo Fashion Center in Torrance is saying goodbye to one if its oldest tenants.
The Sears department store at Torrance’s Del Amo Fashion Center has announced a liquidation sale, ending a 61 year run at the famous mall. Sears has been a fixture since the mall originally opened in 1959.
The Daily Breeze reports that signs of the pending closure went up have gone up around the mall. According to the report, Sears has not officially announced that the closure is happening, however the liquidation sale posters are an indicator of the permanent closure.
The report states that a spokesman at Sears’s real estate arm declined comment and mall officials also didn’t respond to a message left by the Daily Breeze.
In addition to Sears, the mall could also lose another anchor: the bankrupt JCPenney, which has been busy closing locations in an effort to streamline its business.