Mall of Louisiana

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Mall of Louisiana
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The Boulevard, an extension to the mall
LocationBaton Rouge, Louisiana
Opening date1997; 22 years ago (1997)
DeveloperJim Wilson & Associates
ManagementBrookfield Properties Retail Group
OwnerBrookfield Properties Retail Group
ArchitectCrawford McWilliams Hatcher
No. of stores and services180
No. of anchor tenants4
Total retail floor area1,558,834 square feet (144,820.4 m2)
No. of floors2
Websitewww.malloflouisiana.com
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The Boulevard and main mall entrance

The Mall of Louisiana is a mid-scale shopping mall in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, between I-10 and Bluebonnet Blvd. It is the largest mall in Louisiana and contains the second largest indoor carousel in the world.[2] Along with The Mall at Cortana, it is one of two regional malls in Baton Rouge.

The anchor stores of the mall are Dillard's, J. C. Penney, Macy's, and Sears, Roebuck and Company. The Boulevard is an unenclosed area of the mall that opened in 2008. Retailers and eateries include: Apple Inc., Ann Taylor, Ann Taylor Loft, BJ's Brewhouse, Chico's, Soma Intimates, C&J Clark, L'Occitane en Provence, Jos. A. Bank, Pottery Barn, Select Comfort, Sephora, Red Robin, and Menchie's.

History[edit]

The mall was built in 1997 by Jim Wilson & Associates.

In November 2005, Dillard's acquired the McRae's store at the mall from Belk.[3]

On July 21, 2006, Rave Motion Pictures opened a 15-screen movie theater adjacent to the mall. In June 2013, the movie theater was acquired by AMC Theatres.[4]

In 2008, an unenclosed area called The Boulevard and a 10-tenant power center were constructed as additions to the mall.

In 2015, Nordstrom Rack opened a 30,000 square foot store in the mall.[5]

In March 2017, H. H. Gregg closed its store at the mall.[6]

In November 2017, Smashburger announced plans to open a location in the mall.[7]

In January 2018, Banana Republic and Gap Inc. closed stores in the mall.[8]

In June 2018, Main Event Entertainment announced plans to open a location in the mall in the space formerly occupied by H. H. Gregg.[9]

In November 2018, H&M announced plans to open a store in the former Gap locations.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mall of Louisiana". Brookfield Properties Retail Group.
  2. ^ "Things to do in Baton Rouge". Crown Plaza Baton Rouge.
  3. ^ "Dillard's, Inc. Purchases McRae's Store at The Mall of Louisiana from Belk" (Press release). Business Wire. August 18, 2005.
  4. ^ "AMC Mall of Louisiana 15".
  5. ^ Miller, Ben (October 16, 2014). "Nordstrom to open new Rack stores in N.Y., La". American City Business Journals.
  6. ^ Schmaltz, Trey (March 2, 2017). "HH Gregg closing Mall of La. location". WBRZ-TV.
  7. ^ Thomas, Rachael (November 21, 2017). "Three new tenants coming to Mall of Louisiana". WAFB.
  8. ^ Nakamoto, Chris (January 15, 2018). "Additional stores closed, more to close at Mall of Louisiana". WBRZ-TV.
  9. ^ Casserleigh, Bess (June 22, 2018). "New entertainment venue set to open at Mall of Louisiana in 2019". WBRZ-TV.
  10. ^ Nakamoto, Chris (November 28, 2018). "Baton Rouge getting its first H&M store at Mall of Louisiana". WBRZ-TV.

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Coordinates: 30°23′21″N 91°05′17″W / 30.3893°N 91.088°W / 30.3893; -91.088