The Barnyard Shopping Center, Carmel Valley, California

This image shows a couple of the unusual buildings used to house the shopping center known as The Barnyard at the mouth of the Carmel Valley in California.

McGrew Color Graphics, Kansas City, MO

The description states:

THE BARNYARD — CARMEL, CA

Consists of seven restaurants with outdoor dining, fifty shops and craft studios, a live theatre and a two hour photo finishing service. Located off Hwy. 1 between Carmel Valley Rd. and Rio Road. Enter from Carmel Rancho Blvd. Tel. (408)624-8886.

–The center was built in 1976 and is still there in this form, but the buildings have all been painted instead of being allowed to show their age as grey wood buildings. The theatre is gone as is the photo finishing service, and just about every business has been replaced with others.

This card was used and is dated 23 June 1979

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