Van Dorn Street, Duke Street and Shirley Highway which are Route 401, Route 236 and Interstate 395 in Alexandria, Virginia make a triangle around the Landmark Regional Shopping Center otherwise known as the Landmark Mall. The mall can be found at 5801 Duke Street. The first mall in the area of Washington D.C. to feature three department store anchors opened during 1965. The ceremonial ribbon was cut by Lt. Governor Millis E. Godwin Jr.; the first anchors were Woodward & Lothrop, Hecht Company and Sears and Roebuck.
The Landmark Mall had thirty-two stores when it opened and was an outdoor mall originally. During 1990 the mall was enclosed and General Growth Properties currently owns the facilities. There are four decades of history in the Landmark Mall which is open from 10am until 9pm Monday through Saturday and from noon until 6pm on Sunday. The hours of individual stores may vary from those of the mall and should be contacted directly.
Today the Landmark Mall have over one hundred stores which include Sears, Macy's and Ann Taylor Loft just to name a few. The mall has an open parking lot at the Duke and Van Dorn streets entrances. The parking lots behind Sears and Macy's are covered for the comfort and convenience of patrons. There are a number of amenities and services at the Landmark Mall as well.
Patrons will find an ATM, car wash and even a children's play area in the facility. The Landmark Mall offers a community room as well as a drop off location for the DHL Express. Patrons that have eight found or lost items should visit the lost and found in the Landmark Mall. Every effort is made to make the visit to the mall secure and comfortable including the availability of safety escorts.
There is the availability of taxi services, a drop off for UPS and the rental of wheelchairs available to patrons that require them. The staff at the Landmark Mall's public safety office will call a cab for patrons that need assistance in the area of transportation. There are bus stops located around the mall for the convenience of those utilizing public transportation to get to and from the facility.
Landmark mall is working to eliminate poverty housing in the area through a partnership with the local Habitat for Humanity. The owners General Growth Properties have a national partnership with the Habitat for Humanity International. As part of the partnership the facilities encourage patrons to participate by raising awareness, assisting with fundraisers and volunteering.
The Landmark Village is a project focused on turning the Landmark Mall into a dynamite facility for entertainment, dining and living. Alexandria is working with General Growth Properties in order to come up with a concept that suits residents of Alexandria's West End and the local area residents. With all the plans for the Landmark Mall and the existing amenities it is the perfect place to visit in the Alexandria, Virginia area. The mall should be contacted directly for additional information on the services and facilities.