City of Industry, California: Back to the Future Mall Parking Lot

Parking lot used as a location for 1985's "Back to the Future." Doc Brown's time machine road tests were conducted at the film's Twin Pines Mall/Lone Pine Mall. The former JC Penney is now a Burlington Coat Factory.

Puente Hills Mall

1600 Azusa Ave., City of Industry, CA
Puente Hills Mall, Rowland Heights, Hwy 60 exit 18 south to Azusa Ave. The actual spot is outside the south end of the mall, in the parking lot in front of the Burlington Coat Factory.
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Back to the Future Mall Parking Lot

"Back to the Future" filming location for the fictional Twin Pines Mall. Now a 24 Hour Fitness (was a JCPenney in the movie).

[Alex, 08/07/2012]

Doc Brown fired his DeLorean into the past from this real shopping mall parking lot. Fans of the film gathered in the parking lot on Oct. 26, 1985, just in case something happened. It didn't.

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