Bella Terra

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Bella Terra
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Bella Terra
Location Huntington Beach, California
Address 7777 Edinger Avenue
Opening date 2006
Management DJM Capital Partners
Owner DJM Capital Partners
Architect Perkowitz & Ruth
No. of anchor tenants 10
Parking Parking lot, parking garage

Bella Terra is an outdoor shopping mall in Huntington Beach, California. It was built on the site of the former Huntington Center.


  • 1966: Opened as the enclosed Huntington Center. It originally had The Broadway and Montgomery Ward, with a Barker Brothers furniture store (built with the same architectural style as The Broadway) across the parking lot, with an unenclosed strip of several shops adjacent, and a JCPenney location midway along the enclosed mall opening circa 1970.
  • 1986: New wing is built with Mervyn's.
  • Circa 1990: Barnes and Noble moves into the long-vacant former Barker Bros. building.
  • 1992: JCPenney closes and moves to Westminster Mall.
  • 1995: Burlington Coat Factory replaces JCPenney
  • 1996: The Broadway closes.
  • 2001: Montgomery Ward closes
  • 2003: Mall closes, except for Meryvn's and BCF. It is demolished soon afterward, except for Wards and The Broadway's empty buildings.
  • 2006: Bella Terra opens with Kohl's now in the old The Broadway building. The Wards was never renovated and still stands.
  • 2008: Mervyn's closes.
  • 2010: Montgomery Ward is demolished. [1]
  • 2012: Costco opens.


The mall's Montgomery Ward store has sat vacant from 2001 - 2010 when it was demolished.
The Mervyns was closed in late 2008.


  1. ^ Fletcher, Jaimee Lynn (December 16, 2010). "Surf City's Montgomery Ward is Gone". The Orange County Register. Retrieved January 31, 2011. 

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Coordinates: 33°43′54.43″N 117°59′37.04″W / 33.7317861°N 117.9936222°W / 33.7317861; -117.9936222