Northwoods Mall (Peoria, Illinois)

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Northwoods Mall
Northwest Peoria from Air 1974 Northwoods Mall I-74 & US 150.jpg
Northwoods and adjacent I-74/U.S. 150 interchange, 1974
Location Peoria, Illinois
Coordinates 40°44′27″N 89°37′45″W / 40.74083°N 89.62917°W / 40.74083; -89.62917Coordinates: 40°44′27″N 89°37′45″W / 40.74083°N 89.62917°W / 40.74083; -89.62917
Address 2200 W. War Memorial Dr. (formerly 4501 N. War Memorial Dr.)
Opening date 1973
Developer Melvin Simon & Associates
Owner Simon Property Group
No. of stores and services 90
No. of anchor tenants 3
Total retail floor area 694,000 square feet[1]
No. of floors 2
Website www.simon.com/mall/northwoods-mall

Northwoods Mall is an enclosed shopping mall in Peoria, Illinois. It opened in 1973 and features Macy's, Sears, and J.C. Penney.

History[edit]

Northwoods Mall opened in 1973.[1] One of the mall's original anchors, Carson Pirie Scott, closed in 1984 and was sold to Famous-Barr.[2] It converted to Macy's in 2006.[3] Montgomery Ward closed its store in the mall in 1997,[4] and it became a Sears a year later.[5] A 2005 renovation added a food court.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Norwoods Mall : Home PAge". Simon.com. Retrieved 2013-10-06. 
  2. ^ "Retailing". Pqasb.pqarchiver.com. 1984-10-31. Retrieved 2013-10-06. 
  3. ^ "Merger brings Macy's to Peoria, Ill.". Highbeam.com. Retrieved 2013-10-06. 
  4. ^ "Pantagraph.com | Archive". Nl.newsbank.com. 1997-09-05. Retrieved 2013-10-06. 
  5. ^ "Pantagraph.com | Archive". Nl.newsbank.com. 1997-09-12. Retrieved 2013-10-06. 
  6. ^ "DailyDigest". Highbeam.com. Retrieved 2013-10-06. 

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