Greenbriar Mall

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Not to be confused with Greenbrier Mall in Chesapeake, Virginia.
Greenbriar Mall
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Location Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Opening date 1965
Management O’Leary Partners, Inc.
No. of stores and services 100+
No. of anchor tenants 3
Total retail floor area 678,072 sq ft (62,995.0 m2)
No. of floors 1
Website Greenbriar Mall

Greenbriar Mall is a shopping mall in the Greenbriar neighborhood of southwest Atlanta.

Early years[edit]

Greenbriar Center opened in August/September 1965 as Atlanta's third totally enclosed mall, after Columbia Mall, in 1964, and North Dekalb Center, in July 1965. The design of the mall was like many of the early malls in Atlanta with an anchor store on each end and an enclosed concourse. The complex opened with Rich's on the east end and JCPenney on the west. It was the second-largest suburban Rich's when it first opened.

It was the very first shopping mall location of a Chick-fil-A. Local Atlanta businessman S. Truett Cathy took the chicken sandwiches served at his Dwarf House in nearby Hapeville and opened the Greenbriar store in 1967.[1]

The mall had a movie theatre, and Record Bar opened one of its stores there, to be later supplanted by Camelot Music. There was also a Happy Herman's Liquor Store, a Woolworth's dimestore and a branch of the Atlanta Public Library.

Anchors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Greenbriar Mall location opens".