Vintage Faire Mall

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Vintage Faire Mall
Village at Vintage Faire Mall.JPG
The Village at Vintage Faire Mall entrance
LocationModesto, California
Coordinates37°41′19″N 121°03′14″W / 37.68868°N 121.05401°W / 37.68868; -121.05401Coordinates: 37°41′19″N 121°03′14″W / 37.68868°N 121.05401°W / 37.68868; -121.05401
AddressIntersection of Sisk Road, Dale Road, Standiford Avenue and State Route 99
Opening dateMarch 12, 1977; 42 years ago (March 12, 1977)
DeveloperThe Hahn Company
ManagementMacerich
OwnerMacerich
No. of stores and services174
No. of anchor tenants5
Total retail floor area1,083,309 sq ft (100,642.7 m2)
No. of floors2
Parking1,000+
Websiteshopvintagefairemall.com

Vintage Faire Mall is a shopping mall located in Modesto, California, USA. It is owned and operated by Macerich and is adjacent to State Route 99.

In 2015, Sears Holdings spun off 235 of its properties, including the Sears at Vintage Faire Mall, into Seritage Growth Properties.[1]

Location and accessibility[edit]

Vintage Faire Mall is located in Modesto, California, in the Central Valley region. It is serviced by State Route 99 and public transportation such as the Modesto Area Express (MAX) and Stanislaus Regional Transit (StaRT) buses.

Renovation[edit]

In 2001, the mall's owner Macerich invested $10 million in an extensive renovation that included new escalators, new railings and carpet on the second floor, new tiles on the first floor, modern light fixtures and new exterior signage. A new elevator was built in the center of the mall and a wing of the second floor was converted into a food court.

The Village at Vintage Faire Mall[edit]

In 2008, the mall opened an expansion that added a new outdoor "lifestyle center" to the former parking lot space between a mall entrance and what is now Forever 21. The new expansion, called "The Village at Vintage Faire Mall", added several new retailers including Apple, BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse, Coach, Chico's, Charming Charlie, Sephora, Men's Wearhouse, Chipotle Mexican Grill and Buffalo Wild Wings.[2]

Anchor Stores[edit]

Former Anchor Stores[edit]

  • Forever 21 - In October 2019, the store was listed to close amid the company's Chapter 11 Bankruptcy filing. Liquidation began in November 2019. Forever 21 closed its doors for the final time on December 31, 2019.
Closed Forever 21 (2nd Floor)
  • Gottschalks - Closed in 2009 due to company's bankruptcy and liquidation. Building was taken over by Forever 21.
  • Sears - On October 15, 2018, it was announced that this location would be closing as part of the company's ongoing downsizing.[3] This location closed permanently on January 6, 2019.[4] The building has remained unoccupied. By the end of September 2019, the interior was gutted to make room for new tenants.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "At Vintage Faire Mall - Seritage". www.seritage.com.
  2. ^ "The Village at Modesto mall opens to great fanfare". The Modesto Bee. November 14, 2008.
  3. ^ NathanBomey. "Sears store closing list: 142 more Sears, Kmart locations closing in Chapter 11 bankruptcy". USA TODAY.
  4. ^ "The Modesto Bee". Sears at Modesto’s Vintage Faire Mall and Kmart in Ceres close their doors. January 9, 2019.