Circle Centre

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2006 photo of the south side of Circle Centre, by the now closed Nordstrom

Circle Centre Mall is a large indoor shopping mall located in Downtown Indianapolis. Circle Centre Mall was opened to the public on September 8, 1995, adjoining Simon corporate headquarters, and incorporating existing downtown structures such as the former L. S. Ayres flagship store, which was used to house a Parisian location, later converted to Carson Pirie Scott.

The mall consists of over 100 stores on four levels with a gross leasable area of 786,000 square feet (73,000 m2), and is anchored by three-level empty anchor space and Carson Pirie Scott stores. A Carson's home store of 15,000 square feet (1,400 m2) was added in 2007. The third level features a food court. The fourth level was formerly devoted to entertainment such as a brewery, other over-21 attractions, and a GameWorks video game arcade (now known as Tilt Studio). It currently contains a nine-screen United Artists movie theater.

Interior of Circle Centre, third floor

The mall occupies four buildings joined by a glass dome called the Artsgarden, which is owned and operated by the Arts Council of Indianapolis.

Nine hotels connect to Circle Centre Mall via covered skywalks: Omni Severin Hotel, Le Méridien Indianapolis Hotel, Conrad Indianapolis, Embassy Suites, Hyatt Regency Indianapolis, Marriott Indianapolis, Westin, Crowne Plaza, and JW Marriott Indianapolis.[1]

On September 29, 2014, the Indianapolis Star moved its newspaper operations into part of the space vacated by Nordstrom.[2] The Star had been at 307 North Pennsylvania Street for 107 years.[3]

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Former Department Stores & Anchors[edit]


  1. ^ "Circle Centre Connecting Hotels". Archived from the original on June 11, 2006. Retrieved September 7, 2008. 
  2. ^ Liz Gelardi (2014-09-29). "IndyStar and new restaurant fill vacant space in Circle Centre Mall". Fox 59. Retrieved 2016-03-04. 
  3. ^ "The Indianapolis Star looks back at 107 years at 307 N. Pennsylvania St". 2014-09-26. Retrieved 2016-03-04. 

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Coordinates: 39°45′59″N 86°9′34″W / 39.76639°N 86.15944°W / 39.76639; -86.15944