Waterworks Mall

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Waterworks Mall
Location Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°29′17″N 79°53′24″W / 40.488°N 79.89°W / 40.488; -79.89Coordinates: 40°29′17″N 79°53′24″W / 40.488°N 79.89°W / 40.488; -79.89
Opening date 1982
Total retail floor area 914,638 square feet (84,972.7 m2)

The Waterworks Mall is an outdoor super-regional shopping mall located on Freeport Road in the city limits of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. The center opened in 1982, and features a gross leasable area of 914,638 square feet (84,972.7 m2). It is managed by J.J. Gumberg Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.[1] Anchor stores include Barnes & Noble, Bed Bath & Beyond, Dunham's Sports, Giant Eagle, Marshalls, Old Navy, Petco, TJ Maxx, and Walmart;[1] the mall also features several smaller stores and restaurants, as well as a movie theater. Former anchor tenants include Phar-Mor, Sam Goody, Service Merchandise, and Ames (previously Hills).[2]

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In April 2007, a woman and her 16-month-old baby were kidnapped at knifepoint in the mall. The woman was then forced to drive to Ohio, where she was repeatedly raped. As a result, the woman's family has filed a civil suit against the mall's owner.[3][4][5]

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