Silver Lake Village
Silver Lake Village is a mixed-use development in the city of St. Anthony, Minnesota, United States. It was constructed beginning in 2004 as a $150 million plan to replace Apache Plaza, an aging enclosed mall. Its design is meant to resemble a "walkable community", as its development includes housing, shopping, dining, and other services. Its name is derived from Silver Lake, located just north of the development, and from St. Anthony's nickname of "St. Anthony Village".
Silver Lake Village has a number of choices, including traditional apartments, condominiums, and cottage-style homes. Most of this housing is new construction since 2004, but some properties, such as the Equinox Apartments, were constructed in the 1970s in the era of the Apache Plaza.
The center is anchored by a Wal-Mart on the south end and a Cub Foods supermarket at the north. Between the two major retailers are smaller buildings with other stores found in strip malls, including Radio Shack, GameStop, and GNC. The city of St. Anthony operates a liquor store in the complex.
Silver Lake Village is also home to various restaurants. The complex includes Chipotle, Leeann Chin, Smashburger, and Caribou Coffee. A Culver's is adjacent to the development also.
Salo Park, named in honor of St. Anthony's sister-city of Salo, Finland, is located along the eastern edge of the complex, and its amphitheater is home to summer concerts. There are walking paths located near the park as well.
- "Apache Plaza Retail Mix Detailed," St. Paul Pioneer Press, November 4, 2003, B3.