Fashion Show Mall

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Fashion Show Mall
Fashionshowmall.jpg
Fashion Show Mall as seen from the Strip with The Cloud in the center
LocationParadise, Nevada, (United States)
Coordinates36°7′38″N 115°10′19″W / 36.12722°N 115.17194°W / 36.12722; -115.17194Coordinates: 36°7′38″N 115°10′19″W / 36.12722°N 115.17194°W / 36.12722; -115.17194
Address3200 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
Opening dateFebruary 14, 1981; 38 years ago (1981-02-14)
DeveloperThe Hahn Company
OwnerBrookfield Properties Retail Group
No. of stores and services249
No. of anchor tenants8
Total retail floor area1,878,186 sq ft (174,489.2 m2)
No. of floors3
Parking2,000
Websitewww.thefashionshow.com
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Christmas decor as seen during the 2005-2008 holiday seasons

Fashion Show is a shopping mall located on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada. The mall hosts weekend fashion shows on a retractable runway with the mall's central atrium, hence the name.[2]

History[edit]

Fashion Show Mall

Fashion Show Mall opened on February 14, 1981,[3] anchored by Diamond's, Bullock's, Goldwaters, Neiman Marcus, and Saks Fifth Avenue. Diamond's was converted to a Dillard's store in 1986, Goldwaters became a May Company in 1989 and then a Robinsons-May in 1993, while Bullock's was converted to Macy's in 1996.[4]

In 2003, a major expansion of the mall was completed. 200,000 square feet of retail space was built, extending out of the backside of the mall between Robinsons-May and Macy's. Dillard's and Saks Fifth Avenue moved to new, larger locations in this new wing, alongside a Bloomingdale's Home store and Nordstrom. Neiman Marcus, Macy's, and Robinsons-May expanded their stores; and the former Saks Fifth Avenue was razed and replaced by several restaurants, a food court, and a strip-facing plaza called "The Cloud".[5]

The former Dillard's store, previously meant to house Lord & Taylor, sat empty until Forever 21 moved into the building in 2010.[6]

The Rouse Company was purchased by General Growth Properties in 2004.[7]

On September 9, 2006, following Federated's purchase of May Department Stores, Robinsons-May was converted to a second Macy's store. The store was shuttered in 2008 and remained empty until 2013, when it was converted into a wing of shops and a separate Macy's Men store.[8]

In January 2013, Macy's announced it would close the Bloomingdale's Home store.[9][10] That building remained empty until 2015, when Dick's Sporting Goods announced it would take over the building.[11]

In 2014, the mall was used to film the interior shots of the fictitious West Orange Pavilion Mall for the opening sequence of Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fashion Show". Brookfield Properties Retail Group.
  2. ^ "Fashion shows at Fashion Show mall". Vegas.com.
  3. ^ "Here's how Fashion Show Mall looked the day after it was opened". Las Vegas Historical Society. March 14, 2014.
  4. ^ "The Shopping Mall Museum". Shoppingmallmuseum.blogspot.com. October 2010.
  5. ^ Leong, Grace (May 22, 2001). "Fashion Show touts 'cloud' structure for LV Strip mall". Las Vegas Sun.
  6. ^ Smith, Hubble (July 24, 2010). "Forever 21 opens new bi-level store in Fashion Show mall". Las Vegas Review-Journal.
  7. ^ Curt Hazlett (August 20, 2004). "General Growth Buys Rouse Co. in $12.6 Billion Deal". Nreionline.com.
  8. ^ "Macy's to open new Las Vegas store at Summerlin, expand Fashion Show Mall presence with men's store" (Press release). Business Wire. September 19, 2012.
  9. ^ Binkes, Zackie (January 3, 2013). "Bloomingdale's store closing at Fashion Show mall". Las Vegas Sun.
  10. ^ Cullen, Natalie (January 3, 2013). "Macy's Closing Bloomingdale's at Fashion Show". 8newsnow.
  11. ^ Segall, Eli (April 29, 2015). "Dick's Sporting Goods coming to Fashion Show mall". Las Vegas Sun.

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