I'm sure it's been renovated, whitened up, filled with primary colors. Reviews seem to indicate it caters to teens and early-20-types without taste or a sense of deportment.

It's named after a Californian oil company exec named Ralph Lloyd, who was something of a visionary: he wanted to build a community that could stand apart, be utterly self-sufficient. That was his plan - in 1923. Things got in the way, it seemed.

The mall opened in 1960 with 100 stores; it has twice that number now.