Letter from Carolyn S. Cope to Dorothy Barbour (September 19, 1979)
Letter from Cope to Barbour (September 19, 1979)
Shopping malls--United States
A letter from Carolyn S. Cope was sent in response to an inquiry from Dorothy Barbour regarding outparcel land surrounding the Florida Mall. Cope was a real estate broker at of Two XI, Inc., located in Coconut Grove in Miami, Florida. The mall was designed and constructed by the Edward J. DeBartolo Corporation, founded by Edward J. DeBartolo, Sr. (1909-1994) in 1944. Edward J. DeBartolo Jr. (b. 1946) joined his father's business and together they became known as the "kings of the shopping mall." By the late 1980s, the DeBartolo Corporation had constructed 51 shopping malls, including 21 in Florida. The Florida Mall, located on the corner of Sand Lake Road and Orange Blossom Trail, was designed to appeal to Central Florida's large tourist economy and opened in March of 1986. Originally, the mall sat on 250 acres, contained over 1.3 million square feet of shopping space, and featured over 160 stores.
Cope, Carolyn S.
Original 1-page typed letter from Carolyn S. Cope to Dorothy Barbour, September 19, 1979: Pine Castle Historical Society, Pine Castle, Florida.
Is Format Of
Digital reproduction of original 1-page typed letter from Carolyn S. Cope to Dorothy Barbour, September 19, 1979.
Is Part Of
Orlando Collection, Orange County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.
"Letter from Dorothy Barbour to Carolyn S. Cope (September 12, 1979)." RICHES of Central Florida. https://richesmi.cah.ucf.edu/omeka/items/show/7094.
1-page typed letter
Two XI, Inc., Coconut Grove, Miami, Florida
Home of Dorothy Barbour, Orlando, Florida
The Florida Mall, Orlando, Florida
Originally created by Carolyn S. Cope.
Sky Lake Project
Crawford, Selwyn. "Edward J. DeBartolo Sr. bristles at even the slightest….'" The Orlando Sentinel, June 15, 1986. http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/1986-06-15/business/0230120196_1_DeBartolo-shopping-malls-mall-in-south.