Santa Monica Place Mall - Never Lose Your Car Again
By Jane Peters, Los Angeles real estate concierge services
(Home Jane Realty)
Ever parked your car in a large mall like Santa Monica Place in Santa Monica, gone shopping, and then come back to realize that you have forgotten when you left it? Santa Monica Place has installed the first camera-based "Find Your Car" system in the country. How does it work? You punch your license plate number into the touch screen of a kiosk. A photo comes of up your car's location. Park Assist is the company who developed the "Find Your Car" system along with the red and green lights above parking spaces, showing which ones available. These are also present at The Grove and Westfield Century City. The system has proved quite helpful and lowered the number of times a mall security person has to drive around a distraught shopper looking for their car. There is concern about the priva...