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 Don Casto

Don Casto

Birth
Upper Arlington, Franklin County, Ohio, USA
Death 17 Sep 1963 (aged 65)
Bexley, Franklin County, Ohio, USA
Burial Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA
Plot Section 100
Memorial ID 5187 · View Source
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Businessman. Born in Upper Arlington, Ohio, he is recognized as a pioneer in the shopping center industry. He began his career in real estate selling, then building single-family homes, which led to in town real estate properties and the upstart shopping center industry. After World War II, he worked to change the shopping patterns of the new transient society. He expanded commercial construction and built 27 regional shopping centers and malls as far west as Missouri and north to Michigan. At the time of his death at age 65, Casto was known as, "The man who changed the shopping habits of the free world".

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 22 Apr 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5187
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Don Casto (14 Feb 1898–17 Sep 1963), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5187, citing Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .