The Parks at Arlington

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The Parks at Arlington
The parking deck at The Parks At Arlington.jpg
One of the Parking decks at The Parks.
Location Arlington, Texas
Coordinates 32°40′48″N 97°07′46″W / 32.6800°N 97.1295°W / 32.6800; -97.1295Coordinates: 32°40′48″N 97°07′46″W / 32.6800°N 97.1295°W / 32.6800; -97.1295
Address 3811 South Cooper Street
Opening date 1988[1]
Developer Homart Development Company
Management Lorie Lisius[1]
Owner General Growth Properties[1]
No. of stores and services 180[1]
No. of anchor tenants 8[1]
Total retail floor area 1,510,000 square feet (140,000 m2)[1]
No. of floors 2
Website theparksatarlington.com

The Parks at Arlington is a shopping mall that opened in 1988 at 3811 South Cooper Street (FM 157) and Interstate 20 in South Arlington, Texas between Fort Worth and Dallas. It went through a renovation in 1996. It is one of the leading shopping destinations in the Metroplex. The Dallas Morning News calls it "An Overcrowded entertainment destination". It is the third-largest mall in Tarrant County behind its upscale competitor North East Mall.[2] Major anchor stores include Dick's Sporting Goods, Dillard's, J. C. Penney, Macy's, Nordstrom Rack, and Sears.

History[edit]

Opened in 1988, the mall was developed by Homart Development Company and Herring Marathon. Original anchor stores were J. C. Penney, Dillard's, Mervyns, and Sears.[3] Foley's (bought out by Macy's in 2006) joined in 1994 as a fifth anchor.[4]

It expanded again in 2002 with a new wing featuring Galyan's (now Dick's Sporting Goods) and The Great Indoors.[5][6] The Great Indoors closed in 2003.[7]

When Mervyns closed in 2006, it was replaced with several new tenants, including Barnes & Noble, The Cheesecake Factory, and Forever 21.[8]

See also[edit]

List of shopping malls in Texas

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