Hawthorn Mall

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Not to be confused with the Hawthorne Plaza Shopping Center.
Hawthorn Mall
Location Vernon Hills, Illinois, United States
Coordinates 42°14′34″N 87°57′0″W / 42.24278°N 87.95000°W / 42.24278; -87.95000
Address 122 Hawthorn Center, Vernon Hills, IL 60061
Opening date September 10, 1973; 42 years ago (September 10, 1973)
Management Centennial Real Estate
Owner Centennial Real Estate
Montgomery Street Partners
USAA Real Estate
Westfield Group
No. of stores and services 180
No. of anchor tenants 4
Total retail floor area 1,295,915 square feet (120,394.4 m2)[1]
No. of floors 2 (+1 basement in anchor stores)
Website http://www.shophawthornmall.com/

Hawthorn Mall, formerly Westfield Hawthorn, is a shopping mall in Vernon Hills, Illinois. It was developed by Urban Investment and Development Co, and anchor stores Sears and Marshall Fields as part of New Century Town, a community with 5,000 apartments planned at the time. Construction of the mall began in May, 1972 [2] and was completed at a cost of $45 million. By September 10, 1973, the building was complete and the first stores- Marshall Field's and fifteen specialty shops- had their grand opening.[3] Hawthorn was originally constructed without a food court.[4] Westfield Group acquired it in 2002.[5] Westfield Group sold 80% interest in mall as of December 2015.[6]

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  1. ^ http://www.westfieldcorp.com/centre/westfield-hawthorn/
  2. ^ Chicago Tribune. Jun. 5, 1972 Shop Center Forms New Town's Core
  3. ^ First stores to open in Hawthorn Center, Chicago Tribune; Sep. 6, 1973
  4. ^ "Food courts providing slice of pie to all in modern malls", Chicago Tribune; Sep. 5, 1982
  5. ^ Staff, Chicago Tribune. May 14, 2002 Fox Valley Center bought
  6. ^ Chicago Tribune (21 December 2015). "Fox Valley Mall in Aurora has new owner". Aurora Beacon-News. Retrieved 7 May 2016. 

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