Mid Rivers Mall

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Mid Rivers Mall
Location St. Peters, Missouri
Coordinates 38°47′45″N 90°37′0″W / 38.79583°N 90.61667°W / 38.79583; -90.61667Coordinates: 38°47′45″N 90°37′0″W / 38.79583°N 90.61667°W / 38.79583; -90.61667
Address 1600 Mid Rivers Mall Drive
Opening date 1981
Owner CBL & Associates Properties
No. of stores and services 140+
No. of anchor tenants 6
Total retail floor area 1,089,190 sq ft (101,189 m2)[1]
No. of floors 2

Mid Rivers Mall is a shopping center in St. Peters, Missouri, just off Interstate 70. The mall opened in 1987[1] and has since grown to be St. Charles County's largest shopping center.[2] Mid Rivers Mall includes over 140 shops and four anchor stores (Macy's, JCPenney, Sears, and Dillard's); junior anchors include V∙Stock, Dick's Sporting Goods and a 14-screen Wehrenberg Ciné.[1] The mall is owned by CBL & Associates Properties, which acquired the property in 2007 from the Westfield Group.[3]

Anchors[edit]

Dillard's (147,104 square feet (13,666.4 m2)[4]) opened in 1987[5]

JCPenney (124,656 square feet (11,580.9 m2)[4]) opened in 1996[5]

Macy's (185,084 square feet (17,194.9 m2)[4]) opened in 2006[6] (formerly Famous-Barr 1981[5]-2006)

Sears (140,970 square feet (13,096.5 m2)[4]) opened in 1990[5]

Jr anchors[edit]

Dick's Sporting Goods (52,241 square feet (4,853.3 m2)[4]) opened in 2008[7]

V∙Stock (22,771 square feet (2,115.5 m2)[4]) opened summer 2011.

Wehrenberg Mid Rivers 14 (56,000 square feet (5,202.6 m2)[4]) opened in 1999[8][9]

Former anchors[edit]

Borders (22,771 square feet (2,115.5 m2)[4]) opened in 2001,[10] closed in 2011 after filing chapter 11 bankruptcy.

History[edit]

Famous-Barr opened their store in 1981 on the site of the future Mid Rivers Mall. Mid Rivers Mall was finished in 1987 with 2 anchor stores, Dillard's and Famous-Barr, as well as a food court; a 6-screen cinema opened in 1988.[11] The 1990 expansion of Mid Rivers Mall included a new anchor store, Sears. Another expansion of Mid Rivers Mall in 1996 added the final anchor, J.C. Penney,[5] which moved from nearby Mark Twain Mall in St. Charles.[12] In 1999, Wehrenberg who owned the current 6-screen theater demolished it, and built a new 14-screen megaplex.[9] Due to the acquisition of The May Department Stores Company by Federated Department Stores, Famous-Barr was rebranded Macy's in 2006.[6] In 2011, Borders filed chapter 11 bankruptcy, and vacated Mid Rivers Mall as part of reorganization. V∙Stock, an entertainment media vendor, replaced the former Borders store.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Mid Rivers Mall Fact Sheet". cblproperties.com. CBL & Associates Properties. Retrieved February 8, 2010. 
  2. ^ Wade, Latreecia (August 4, 2008). "Three local cities named in '100 best places to live". stcharlesjournal.stltoday.com. St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Retrieved February 8, 2010. 
  3. ^ Murray, Barbra (October 18, 2007). "CBL Wraps Up $1B Purchase of 4 St. Louis Malls". allbusiness.com. Retrieved February 8, 2010. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h "Mid Rivers Mall Lease Plan c/o CBL Properties". 
  5. ^ a b c d e "J.C. PENNEY OPENS DOORS AT MID RIVERS MALL, JOINS FAMOUS, DILLARD'S, SEARS.(St. Charles)(Mid Rivers Mall)". St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO), October 31, 1996. St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO). Retrieved October 29, 2010. 
  6. ^ a b Tritto, Christopher (August 20, 2006). "Famous-Barr checks out as Macy's makes its debut". St. Louis Business Journal, August 17, 2010. 
  7. ^ . June 23, 2008 http://nl.newsbank.com/nl-search/we/Archives?p_product=NewsLibrary&p_multi=SBRB&d_place=SBRB&p_theme=newslibrary2&p_action=search&p_maxdocs=200&p_topdoc=1&p_text_direct-0=1217C9CCCA1DAD08&p_field_direct-0=document_id&p_perpage=10&p_sort=YMD_date:D&s_trackval=GooglePM.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  8. ^ http://cinematreasures.org/theater/6680/
  9. ^ a b "MID RIVERS 6 CINEMA WILL CLOSE AFTER SHOW ON SUNDAY, BE REPLACED LATER BY MEGAPLEX.(St. Charles County Post)". St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO), March 19, 1999. 
  10. ^ "Dierbergs opens one new store, finishes renovation of older one". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. November 2, 2004. 
  11. ^ "Theater Is Planned For Mid Rivers Mall". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. July 26, 1988. 
  12. ^ http://www.questia.com/library/1P2-32838097/penney-s-will-add-to-chain-jamestown-mid-rivers-stores
  13. ^ http://www.stltoday.com/suburban-journals/metro/news/article_3519a3c3-595d-5ce3-88e3-8c59a81ee4eb.html

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