Kingsdale Shopping Center

Kingsdale Shopping Center also known as Kingsdale, Kingsdale Center, and Kingsdale Mall is a large, mixed-use shopping center in Upper Arlington, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus.wikipedia
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Les Wexner

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It is the location where Les Wexner opened his first Limited store. In 1963, Les Wexner borrowed $5,000 from his aunt to open the first Limited store - the first of what is now a billion-dollar retailing empire, L Brands.
The Limited opened its first store in the Kingsdale Shopping Center in Upper Arlington, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus.

The Limited

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It is the location where Les Wexner opened his first Limited store. In 1963, Les Wexner borrowed $5,000 from his aunt to open the first Limited store - the first of what is now a billion-dollar retailing empire, L Brands.
In 1963, he borrowed $5,000 from his aunt and $5,000 from the bank and opened a store at the Kingsdale Shopping Center in Upper Arlington.

L Brands

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In 1963, Les Wexner borrowed $5,000 from his aunt to open the first Limited store - the first of what is now a billion-dollar retailing empire, L Brands.
In 1963, he borrowed $5,000 from his aunt and $5,000 from the bank and opened a store at the Kingsdale Shopping Center in Upper Arlington, Ohio.

Upper Arlington, Ohio

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Kingsdale Shopping Center also known as Kingsdale, Kingsdale Center, and Kingsdale Mall is a large, mixed-use shopping center in Upper Arlington, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus. The center was built in 1959 on what was once the Galbraith farm between Tremont Road and Northwest Boulevard in Upper Arlington, a suburban city founded in 1918.

Columbus, Ohio

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Kingsdale Shopping Center also known as Kingsdale, Kingsdale Center, and Kingsdale Mall is a large, mixed-use shopping center in Upper Arlington, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus.

Giant Eagle

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It features a Giant Eagle Market District supermarket. Regency Centers proposed a $1.5-million facade upgrade after Giant Eagle bought the bankrupt Big Bear store in 2004.

Suburb

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The center was built in 1959 on what was once the Galbraith farm between Tremont Road and Northwest Boulevard in Upper Arlington, a suburban city founded in 1918.

Lazarus (department store)

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Lazarus opened a branch at the mall in 1970.

Kmart

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Other tenants included Madison's women's clothing and an S. S. Kresge Corporation dime store.

Chapter 11, Title 11, United States Code

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Kingsdale Co. withheld payments during the dispute, eventually filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in November 1990.

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Kingsdale Co. withheld payments during the dispute, eventually filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in November 1990.

Simon Property Group

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Plans for remodeling began again after the center was given to Boston Real Estate Counsel Inc. in 1992 and Kravco Co. became the managing agent.

Stein Mart

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A 64-foot clock tower was built in 1993 and Stein Mart become a large part of the center in 1994.

The Mall at Tuttle Crossing

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In 1997, The Mall at Tuttle Crossing opened and Regency Realty Corp. bought the property from their partners in 1998.

Regency Centers

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In 1997, The Mall at Tuttle Crossing opened and Regency Realty Corp. bought the property from their partners in 1998.

Central Ohio Transit Authority

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The lot has been used as a COTA Park & Ride, closing once in September 1999 to make room for center renovations.

Community centre

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There were several proposals about what to do with the complex including building a five-story community center, building office spaces and parking garages, as well as tearing down the retail spaces and building streets through the area.

Sidewalk

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Upper Arlington also lacked sidewalks, making it dangerous for residents to walk there.

Property tax

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Despite the overwhelming rejection to the tax levy, the city continued with plans to develop a “town center.” This caused some residents to seek recall the city council members who unanimously voted to buy the 14 acres prior to putting the community center levy on the ballot.

Big Bear Stores

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Regency Centers proposed a $1.5-million facade upgrade after Giant Eagle bought the bankrupt Big Bear store in 2004.

Target Corporation

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City Council lowered zoning restrictions on big-box retailers in September 2007, but turned down Regency's proposed Target store.

Easton Town Center

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Although the 2001 deal fell through, Continental Real Estate, developers of Lennox Town Center and parts of Easton and the Arena District, purchased Kingsdale in late 2009.

Arena District

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Although the 2001 deal fell through, Continental Real Estate, developers of Lennox Town Center and parts of Easton and the Arena District, purchased Kingsdale in late 2009.

Goodwill Industries

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The center now has restaurants, bars, banks, an urgent care facility, hardware store, sporting goods store, video game store, pet supply store, Goodwill, a Giant Eagle Market District, and more.

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