This entry refers to a departed business — a business that has closed or left town. Information here is mostly for historical reference.

Former Location
Santa Cruz location — Pacific Avenue & Church Street
Former Owners
Samuel Leask, Samuel J. Leask, Haswell T. Leask, Sherwood R. Leask, James B. Leask, Margaret Leask Franklin, Samuel Leask III, Samuel Leask IV
Business Lifespan

Leask's was originally on Pacific Avenue located where Urban Outfitters and Regal Cinema 9 now stands. In 1988 Gottschalks bought Leask's. The original Leask's downtown Santa Cruz store was closed and demolished by Gottschalks after the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake damaged the store. Leask's also had locations in Scotts Valley, the Capitola Mall and Rancho Del Mar Shopping Center.

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