Lehigh Valley Mall
Entrance to Lehigh Valley Mall from lifestyle center
|Location||Whitehall Township, Pennsylvania, USA|
|Address||250 Lehigh Valley Mall
Whitehall, PA 18052
|Opening date||October 1976|
|Developer||The Kravco Co.|
|Management||Simon Property Group|
|Owner||Simon Property Group (37.6%)
Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (62.4%)
|No. of stores and services||146|
|No. of anchor tenants||3|
|Total retail floor area||1,170,000 square feet (109,000 m2)|
|No. of floors||2|
|Parking||Lighted lot, 5,875 spaces|
|Public transit access||LANTA bus: 103, 104, 105, 210, 211, 219, 321, 602, 603; Carbon County Community Transit: Lynx 1 |
|Website||Lehigh Valley Mall|
The Lehigh Valley Mall is an enclosed super-regional shopping mall located in Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania in the United States. It is the largest shopping mall in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania.
Originally opened in 1976, the mall was purchased by Simon Property Group in 2003. In 1995, the mall went under its first major renovation. The spiral ramp was removed to make way for a glass elevator, fountains were removed, and renovations to the mall's interior and exterior appearance were made. A 110,000 square feet (10,000 m2) lifestyle center addition was added in October 2007, housing such stores as Apple, Coach, Sephora and Barnes & Noble.
There is an additional outdoor strip center called the Lehigh Valley Convenience Center on the east side of the lot housing Babies R Us and Hhgregg. It has 87,280 square feet. Restaurants are located inside the mall and along its beltway road.
- Boscov's (2006-) (164,694 square feet (15,300.6 m2))
- JCPenney (1976-) (187,659 square feet (17,434.1 m2))
- Macy's (1986-) (212,000 square feet (19,700 m2))
- Babies "R" Us (formerly Acme Market)
- Barnes & Noble (2007-)
- hhgregg (2010-) (formerly Linens N Things, and previously an AMC multiplex theater, after AMC bought the General Cinema chain)
- Modell's Sporting Goods
- Bamberger's (1976–1986, now Macy's)
- Hecht's (1995–1997, later Strawbridge's)
- Strawbridge's (1997–2006, now Boscov's)
- Wanamaker's (1976–1995, later Hecht's)
- Demick, Barbara (May 18, 1989). "Kravco And 6 Of Its Malls Sold To A Canadian Developer". The Philadelphia Inquirer. Retrieved November 30, 2011.
- "Lehigh Valley Mall Fact Sheet" (PDF). Simon Property Group. Retrieved November 3, 2011.
- Blumenau, Kurt (May 20, 2007), "A makeover at the mall ** Stores are coming and going at the Lehigh Valley Mall, where an expansion also is being built.", The Morning Call: D.1
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