FAIRVIEW POINTE-CLAIRE CENTRE was officially dedicated in August 1965. It was Quebec's first fully-enclosed, suburban-style shopping mall and the second 2-anchor complex in Canada. The original GLA was 662,400 square feet with seventy store spaces.

A circa-'65 view of the new Simpson's at FAIRVIEW POINTE-CLAIRE CENTRE.
Photo from ttp://www.hbcheritage.ca/hbcheritage/learning/gallery/home (Hudson's Bay Company Heritage)