Fox River Mall

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Fox River Mall
FoxRiverMallSignAppletonWisconsin.jpg
Location Appleton, Wisconsin
Opening date July 18, 1984
Owner General Growth Properties
No. of stores and services 180+[1]
No. of anchor tenants 6[1]
Total retail floor area 1,210,000 sq ft (112,000 m2)[1]
No. of floors 1 (Macy's, Scheels All Sports have two floors and a mezzanine level above the food court)
Website www.foxrivermall.com
The "Northwoods Cafe" food court at the Fox River Mall.
South entrance sign.

Fox River Mall is a mall located at 4301 W Wisconsin Ave., Appleton, Wisconsin) in the United States. This mall opened on July 18, 1984.

History[edit]

The mall opened on July 18, 1984 with only one anchor store, Sears, along with 67 other stores, a movie theater, and a Walgreens drugstore. Expanded several times in its history, it became the largest mall in Wisconsin as of 2014, with 1.2 million square feet.[2]

Surroundings[edit]

The Fox River Mall is a super regional shopping center of 1,210,000 square feet (112,000 m2), located on approximately 137 acres (0.55 km2) of land. It is the largest shopping mall in northeast Wisconsin and second largest in the state, with over 180 stores. It is anchored by JCPenney, Sears, Macy's, Younkers, Scheels All Sports and Target. It also has a large food court called the Northwoods Café which includes more than a dozen counter vendors such as, Charley's Grilled Subs, Cold Stone, McDonald's, Panda Express, Rocky Rococo, Subway, and Taco Johns as well as the local Fratello's restaurant. There is a strip mall on the premises called Fox River Plaza. Other nearby businesses include Ashley Furniture HomeStores, Barnes & Noble, Bed Bath & Beyond, Best Buy, Burlington Coat Factory, Catherines Plus Sizes, Destination XL, Dick's Sporting Goods, Dress Barn, DSW Shoe Warehouse, Gander Mountain, GFS Marketplace, Goodwill, Gordmans, Guitar Center, Half Price Books, Hancock Fabrics, hhgregg, Hobby Lobby, Home Depot, HomeGoods, Jo-Ann Fabrics, Kirkland's, Menards, Men's Wearhouse, Michael's, Mills Fleet Farm, Northern Tool + Equipment, OfficeMax, Old Navy, Petco, PetSmart, Pier 1 Imports, Sam's Club, Sears Outlet, TJ Maxx, Toys "R" Us, Walmart, Woodman's Food Market, and World Market.

Fox River Mall is owned by General Growth Properties Inc.

Anchors and major stores[edit]

Access[edit]

Automobile access to the mall is via the following:

  • U.S. Highway 41 from either north or south
  • Wisconsin Route 96 from either east or west
  • College Ave. to Mall Dr.

Pedestrian entrances to the mall are through three main entrances, as well as all six major department stores. An elevator near the food court services the mezzanine. In addition, Macy's and Scheel's both have escalators and elevators to serve their second levels.

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