Lakeland, Florida: Southgate Shopping Center Arch

Giant commercial metal arch built in 1957, best remembered for its appearance in the 1990 film "Edward Scissorhands."

Address:
2515 Florida Ave. S., Lakeland, FL
Directions:
Three miles south of downtown, on the southbound side of Hwy 37/Florida Ave. S.
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Southgate arch.

Southgate Shopping Center Arch

The Southgate Shopping Center Arch is one of several that used to be around. [EC, 09/26/2019]

Southgate Shopping Center arch.

Southgate Shopping Center Arch

A 70 foot tall, 67 ton steel arch was built in 1957, and featured in the 1990 film Edward Scissorhands.

[Kristi, 01/10/2017]

Scissorhands' haircutting salon was directly behind the parabolic arch.


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