The Metrocenter Mall is an enclosed shopping center situated adjacent to I-17 at North Metro Parkway West in Phoenix, Arizona. Opening hours are 10am to 9pm Monday to Saturday and 11am to 6pm on Sundays, although restaurant and department store hours may vary. Located on a site of 107 acres there is a total retail floor area of almost 1.4 million square feet split over two floors.
The shopping mall is managed by Westcor, which has been in operation since 1969 and has a portfolio of 28 shopping centers, including 11 super-regional centers, three specialty retail centers and 14 urban villages in Arizona. Metrocenter Mall offers more than 190 stores as well as food halls, entertainment, children's activities and special events. When it originally opened in 1973 as the first two-level, five-anchor mall in the U.S, it was the largest shopping center in Arizona and was considered one of the largest shopping centers in the United States.
The mall has an upper and lower level housing the numerous stores with three in particular dominating the center. Macy's, and Sears are the largest stores at the mall and can be accessed from both levels, whilst Dillard's has a large clearnace center accessible from the upper level. Along with the larger stores there are many well known names retailing clothing, jewelery, perfumes and food amongst other things.
On the lower floor there are stores such as Animal Kingdom, Bakers, Claire's, Foot Locker, Ragz, Shoelicious and Zales, whilst upstairs stores include American Eagle Outfitters, Champs Sports, Jarman Shoes, Men's Wearhouse, T-Mobile and Victoria's Secret. There are also a number of carts and kiosks featuring various jewelery vendors, mobile phone services and products amongst other things. Varous services are available at the mall including hairdressing and piercings.
There are many dining options for visitors ranging from snacks to sit down restaurant meals and are all to be found on both levels. Sweets and treats can be purchased at Auntie Anne's, Cinnabon, Dairy Queen/Orange Julius, Fuzziwigs Candy Factory, Sweet Factory and Wetzel's Pretzels. Visitors just wanting light snacks and sandwiches can try Charley's Grilled Subs or Subway, but for more substantial dining options there are various restaurants and dining areas offering American, Italian, Mexican and Asian cuisine.
Children can be kept amused in the play area on the lower level or upstairs there is a kids club giving children a chance to learn and socialize in a fun way. Also on the upper level Cyberstation offers various games in it their arcade. Harkins Theaters on the upper floor has 12 movie screens and shows the latest film releases.
Guest Services are available on the lower level in-between Dillard's and the Children's Play Area, under the escalators. Representatives are available from 10am to 9pm on Monday to Saturday and 11am to 6pm on Sunday and can help with lost property and store and area information. Services also include wheelchair rentals, copy and fax services and security assistance.
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