Kathleen Rawson

CEO of Downtown Santa Monica, Inc.

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After it opened in 1989, Santa Monica’s Third Street Promenade became one of the most popular shopping destinations in the world.

Promenade 3.0 seeks to reinvigorate 'Santa Monica’s living room'

After it opened in 1989, Santa Monica’s Third Street Promenade became one of the most popular shopping destinations in the world.

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