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Encyclopedia > Oakbrook Center

Oakbrook Center is an outdoor shopping mall located near Interstate 88 in Oak Brook, Illinois. It was originally opened in 1962 The King of Prussia Mall, one of the largest in the world, located in Pennsylvania, United States For the traditional meaning of the word mall, see pedestrian street or promenade. ... Interstate 88 is the designation of two intrastate interstate highways in different parts of the United States. ... Oak Brook is a suburb of Chicago located in DuPage County, Illinois. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ...


This mall - originally to be named Oakbrook Terrace, but the name was changed when a town near the mall took that name - started out in 1962 with a Sears (285,000 sq ft) and a Marshall Field's (376,000 sq ft), as well as a Jewel Food Store. Lord & Taylor (102,000 sq ft) was added in 1973. I. Magnin (80,000 sq ft), Saks Fifth Avenue (92,000 sq ft), and Neiman Marcus (113,000 sq ft) were added in a huge 1981 expansion that doubled the physical size of the mall. In 1987, a free-standing building was added near Saks Fifth Avenue, with a tony bookstore and four movie theaters (which closed in 2001) in its' 60,000 sq ft. R.H. Macy & Company "sold back" their lease on the I. Magnin building in 1990 and shuttered the store in 1991; that anchor lay fallow until it was subdivided into Eddie Bauer and Tiffany & Company in 1994. Ending the new construction, a two-story addition to the north of Sears was opened in 1991, adding 210,000 sq ft of shops and a 220,000 sq ft Nordstrom's. Saks Fifth Avenue closed in 2002 and re-opened as a Bloomingdale's Home Store on September 13, 2003. Sears Holdings Corporation NASDAQ: SHLD is the third largest retailer in the United States, behind Wal-Mart and The Home Depot. ... Marshall Fields is a department store chain headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota with flagship stores in the Somerset Collection near Detroit, on Nicollet Mall in Downtown Minneapolis, and the main flagship on State Street in Chicago. ... Jewel is a supermarket chain that has approximately 200 stores in the Chicago metropolitan area. ... Lord & Taylor, based in New York City, New York, is one of the oldest department store chains in the United States. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... I. Magnin was a San Francisco based department store that changed owners many times during its existence. ... A Saks Fifth Avenue store in Phipps Plaza, Atlanta. ... Categories: Stub | Retail companies of the United States ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Macy, Indiana is a town in Indiana. ... This article is about the year. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Eddie Bauer is an outdoor clothing and sporting goods chain. ... The outside of a Tiffany & Co. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal. // Events January Bill Clinton January 1 : North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) goes into effect. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Bloomingdales is a chain of upscale department stores owned by Federated Department Stores, which is also the owner of Macys. ... September 13 is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years). ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


 
 

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