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Brentwood Country Mart Marks 70 Years With Old and New Tenants

The beloved retail village Brentwood Country Mart celebrated its 70th anniversary on Wednesday with a dinner hosted by owner James Rosenfield and his wife Heather, designed by Alice Ryan and prepared by FarmShop. Guests included tenants such as Jenny Belushi, Jenni Kayne, Mary Alice Haney and Kendall Conrad as well as friends such as Jessica Capshaw, Molly Sims and Shiva Rose.
a celebration of the Mart and a special gathering of tenants (shops at the mart) and the people who are considered the extended Country Mart family. Cocktails and seated dinner with live performance by Chris Norton.
They recognized the legacy of the Mart by contributing to a scrapbook with love letters written on Happy Menocal designed postcards.
“Our heritage isn’t as old as in some other cities, but if we don’t preserve it, it won’t be around- not just the buildings, but the way of life,” said Rosenfield, who has owned the Mart, a collection of red barn-like buildings, for 17 years. “We’ve made changes not to the structures, but to the tenant mix. A lot is really similar to 1948; there were women’s and men’s clothing stores, a toy shop, a barber shop, eateries, and even a King

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