Park Place (Tucson, Arizona)
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Park Place main entrance
|Location||5870 East Broadway Boulevard, Tucson, Arizona, United States|
|Opening date||May 1975, reopened in 2001.|
|Owner||General Growth Properties, Inc.|
|No. of stores and services||125|
|No. of anchor tenants||3 (2 open, 1 vacant)|
|Total retail floor area||1,100,000 square feet (100,000 m2) |
|No. of floors||1|
Park Place was originally dedicated as Park Mall in May 1975, but was renovated beginning in 1998 and renamed Park Place the following year. The mall is named after Sears Park, which was previously located at the same site and included what was originally a standalone Sears store (which first opened in the fall of 1965), which became current mall’s major anchor (the park’s presently limited to its extreme southern part). In 2015, Sears Holdings spun off 235 of its properties, including the Sears at Park Place, into Sertiage Growth Properties. The Sears store later closed in 2018 as part of the company's ongoing financial woes, and is set to be replaced by a Round1 in 2019. The electric substation on the premises is named Sears Substation because it was there a decade before the mall was built. From 1970 to 1996 the owner was the mall’s original developer, Joseph Kivel.
The 1,100,000-square-foot (100,000 m2), $100 million renovation, completed in 2001, was recognized that year as a Reader's Pick for Best Contemporary Architecture in Tucson Weekly's Best of Tucson awards.
The mall features three anchor stores, a food court, a Southwest-themed children's play area, and a cineplex with 20 screens. A number of full-service restaurants are also located on site.
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