City Place Mall is a unique shopping destination in Silver Spring, Maryland. It is an enclosed, atrium style location with 400,000 square feet of entertaint and retail space. It opened in 1992 and is located in the heart of the business district of Silver Spring. There are three anchor stores and five levels of retail stores, services, and dining. A pedestrian bridge connects the shopping space to the multi-level parking garage. Major stores include Marshall's, Gold's Gym, and Burlington Coat Factory. City Center is designed to act as the center of Silver Spring and is a great starting point for an evening enjoying the town. The new mall entrance is located at the corner of Ellsworth and Fenton Drive, and features a 70 foot art deco entranceway. The entrance is the opening of a new addition to the mall and features restaurants with outdoor seating and a variety of other amenities.
City Place is more than just a mall. They host community events, educational exhibits, fashion shows, and family excursions. They have plans to include other stores in the near future, as well as a variety of commenity activities. The mall sponsors community groups including The Seniors Classics Club, Kid's Day, the Heathy You Health and Fitness Expo, and the Spring Carnival. City Place lives up to its new logo, "Life. Style. In the City.'' It is a place to shop, socialize, and dine.
New restaurants include Blue Pearl Pan Asian Restaurant and Moby Dick. These share space and diners with Bear Mansion Inn Restaurant, Capital Bleu, Cubano's Restaurant, Da Marco Ristorante Italiano, Eggspectation Restaurant, Fuddrucker's, Noodles and Company, Panera Bread, and the Tastee Diner. This is a long-time favorite in Silver Spring that was not always at this location. When ground broke for the Discovery Center near the Tastee's original home, the entire diner was picked up and moved to its new City Center location. The diner specializes in American diner favorites and breakfast.
There are over 50 stores and services at City Place and over 400 in the nearby area. The include retail shops like Border's Books and Music, Kid's for Less, K Jeans, New York and Company, Metamorphosis, Rave,and Diane's Boutique. Marshall's Department Store and Payless Shoes are also popular destinations for those in the market for new fashions. City Center Mall is centrally located near a variety of Silver Spring's best attractions. The Fenton Street Urban Park, Fear the Turtle: Wisdom of Einstein, Jesup Blair Park and Blair House, and the Lotus Columns are all just a short distance away. Those in search of some fun after shopping will enjoy the Maryland Youth Ballet, the Round House Theatre, and Art Spring - The Pyramid Atlantic Community Arts Store. City Place Mall is one of the most exciting places in Silver Spring. From the variety of shops and services, to the extensive dining choices, and art and cultural opportunities, there is something for everyone at this destination. Head to City Center Mall for a great afternoon of shopping, sightseeing, and entertainment.