The Kaleidoscope at The Hub is the only mall located in downtown Des Moines, Iowa. The mall is owned and managed by the Hubbell Realty Company and is the convenient place for visitors to meet, eat and shop. The hub has over 30 restaurants, specialty shops and service centers and is opened from Monday to Saturday.
The mall is an enclosed three storey mall with seven skywalk links to major downtown Des Moines office buildings. Over 15,000 people use the skywalks on a daily basis. The mall has free WIFI available to all visitors.
The third floor of the mall is the food court that includes three sit-down restaurants. Food outlets within the mall include Burger King, Maid Rite, subway and Bruegger's Bagels. Restaurants at The Hub include such as JJ Jasmine Thai Restaurant, Great Midwestern Caf, and coffee shop Freidrich's Coffee. The food court is very popular during the lunch period with many of the 70,000 workers in the area having lunch at the hub and doing some shopping during their lunch break.
Fashion stores within the hub include Christopher and Banks, JNK Wears and the Stadium Store. A branch of the US Bank is located at Main Street of The Hub.
Major events are held throughout the year at the mall and include art exhibits, fashion shows, Christmas events, Halloween and thanksgiving parties and school programs.
The mall is professionally marketed and supports retailers within the mall by the management from Hubbell Realty Co. The mall offers short term and permanent leasing options for retailers.
Services offered by the mall include free Wi-Fi for all shoppers, wheelchair and stroller rental, restrooms, comfortable seating and information regarding the mall, their retailers and any upcoming events and programs.