Foothills Mall (Arizona)

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Foothills Mall
Location 7401 North La Cholla Boulevard, Casas Adobes, Pima County, Arizona, close proximity to Tucson, Arizona, USA
Coordinates 32°20′26″N 111°00′54″W / 32.34067°N 111.014942°W / 32.34067; -111.014942Coordinates: 32°20′26″N 111°00′54″W / 32.34067°N 111.014942°W / 32.34067; -111.014942
Opening date 1982
Management Feldman Mall Properties
Owner Feldman Mall Properties
No. of stores and services 89 stores and outlets
Total retail floor area 700,000 square feet (65,000 m2)
(GLA)
No. of floors 1
Website http://www.shopfoothillsmall.com/

Foothills Mall is an indoor regional shopping mall located on the Northwest Side of Tucson, Arizona, in the community of Casas Adobes. Foothills Mall features over 90 stores and outlets for consumers and/or tourists, along with 8 restaurants and the AMC Foothills 15 Theatres.

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Opened in 1982 as a small upscale mall, Foothills Mall originally including Goldwater’s and Levy’s as its anchors,[1] as well as the Plitt Foothills 4 Cinemas.[2] In 1985, Plitt Foothills 4 Cinemas became Cineplex Odeon Foothills 7 Cinemas, while Levy’s became Sanger-Harris and in 1987, Foley’s,[3] while Goldwater’s became Dillard’s in 1989. Both Dillard’s and Foley’s closed in 1994, as they were overlapped at nearby Tucson Mall.,.[1]

By the mid-1990s, Foothills Mall was finding little support for its upscale niche and was largely vacant. The mall was re-tenanted as an ancillary/outlet oriented mall, with Barnes & Noble and Saks Fifth Avenue's Off Fifth outlet opening in the former Dillard’s space.[4] Meanwhile, a Ross Dress for Less, Linens ‘N’ Things, and Nike Factory Store moved into the former Foley’s,[5] and the Cineplex Odeon Foothills 7 Cinemas was given 8 new screens.[4] A standalone Walmart Supercenter was also added in the mid-1990s, as well as new stores on the perimeter of the property. The Cineplex Odeon Foothills 15 Cinemas became Loews Cineplex Foothills 15 Theatres in 1998, and AMC Loews Foothills 15 Theatres in 2005.

Today, the mall boasts tenants including Old Navy Outlet, Nike Factory Store, Bath and Body Works, a 15-screen AMC Loews Theaters / IMAX Theater, Applebee’s, Outback Steakhouse, and World Sports Grille.

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