This collection contains scenic and
urban views throughout the United States and Canada with an emphasis on malls,
redevelopment, signage, urban blight and visual pollution. Also included are slides of
downtown Santa Cruz before and after the creation of the Pacific Garden mall.
The Abbotts were both professional photographers who moved to Santa Cruz, California in
1962 and became active in the historic preservation of Santa Cruz buildings. Chuck Abbott
became known as the "Father of the Pacific Garden Mall."
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Collection is open for research.