Mall at Johnson City -Johnson City, TN - The only enclosed mall in Johnson City, Tennessee




The Mall at Johnson City is located at 2011 North Roan Street in Johnson City, Tennessee. The mall is only open five days a week, it is closed on Fridays. Monday through Wednesday the facility is open from 8am until 10pm, Thursday the mall opens at 8am and closes at 6pm; On Saturday the mall is open from 8am until 9pm while the facilities do not open until noon on Sunday and closes at 6pm.

The Mall at Johnson City is the only enclosed mall in Johnson City. The mall's anchors are Belk, Sears, Dick's Sporting Goods and JC Penny. Other stores in the Mall at Johnson City are Victoria's Secret, Gap, Journey's, American Eagle, Abercrombie & Fitch and Hollisters. The mall's upper level recently got a XXI Forever flash ship from Forever 21 which is based in California.

The Mall at Johnson City has a display made up of five antique quilts. There is an overview of the styles used to make quilts over a century ago are shown with the artifacts. The names of several of those that made the quilts are not known but the fabric and patterns clearly reflect the quilts from the area over a century ago.

Glimcher Realty Trust manages the Mall at Johnson City which opened during the 1970's with a food court and over seventy stores. The mall was only one story and the Tri Cities second one at the time its construction was complete. It had a drug store, grocery store, two major anchors, a movie theater and McCrory five and dime. The Miracle Mall Shopping Center was the original name of the mall.

A large expansion was done to the Mall at Johnson City was done during the beginning of the 1980's. The mall's upper level was added at the end of the Mall at Johnson City that housed Sears during this expansion and is nearly the size of the mall itself. The addition featured a Miller's Department Store and a JC Penney that was previously in downtown Johnson City. An elevator and escalators where put in on the lower floor to make accessing the upper floor easier.

During the renovations Britt's Department Stores and Kroger both left the mall to move to new locations. These stores were replaced by Parks-Belk and Piccadilly respectively. In the 1990's the Miller's Department Store became Hess's and later went bankrupt causing it to close. The transition to the upper level on the lower level received a new food court. There was even a new anchor added to the Mall at Johnson City during this time which opened during 1992.

The former Hess's location temporarily became the Proffitt's Home Store, during the late 1990's Proffitt's acquired Parks-Belk and converted it into a store featuring Kid's, Men and Home and the home store eventually closed to be reopened as a Goody's Family Clothing. Glimcher Realty purchased the Mall at Johnson City for a cost of $44 million during 1996.

Belk acquired Proffitt's during 2006. There are a number of expansions being done to the Mall at Johnson City in order to make it as comfortable and appealing to patrons as possible.


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