Here we see a vintage photo of the original, open-air complex. Its lofty Clock Tower was a distinctive feature and a local landmark that could be seen for several miles.
Photo from "Urban Continuum" / Tahira Toffa / Killarney Mall Management

Another vintage view of the 1960s shopping hub. Its Woolworths anchor store is seen on the left.
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In our first KILLARNEY site plan, we see the fledgling open-air mall and how it was incorporated with the adjacent Killarney Film Studios complex. The motion picture production facility, often referred to as the "Hollywood of South Africa", had been established in 1916.