Colonial Plaza Mall, Orlando

 Colonial Plaza Mall, Orlando, opened on January 31, 1956 as Florida's largest shopping center. It was designed by architect Morris Lapidus and built by R. M. Thompson Co. of Clearwater. The most iconic part of it was the space-age designed Publix Market - the largest supermarket in central Florida. The second anchor was an A&P. It also featured a Belk's a Jordan Marsh and a Ronnies. The interior was air-conditioned, and it had over 2,000 parking spaces.

Located on the Mezzanine of Rutland's Colonial Plaza store, was created to follow in the Rutland tradition. Fine quality and rustic decor lend themselves to unhurried shopping for the young and the young at heart. Bass, E. Aigner, Bernardo, College Town, Judy Gibbs, Charlie's Girls, Gay Gibson, Kelita and Canterbury are just a few of the fine names found in this quaint little shop.