Here is Peoria, the major city on the Ilinois River, has one central mall, the Northwoods Mall with current anchor stores JCPenney, Macy's, and Sears. The mall is placed between Interstate 74 and US-150 (War Memorial Drive).
The mall opened in 1973 with original anchor stores Carson Pirie Scott, Montgomery Ward, and JCPenney.
Carson Pirie Scott closed in 1984 and was converted to Famous-Barr.
Montgomery Ward closed in 1997, and Sears opened a year later.
The mall was renovated in 2005 with the addition of a food court.
Here are pictures of the mall from December 2013:
Here is a vintage Foot Locker store:
Here is the mall walkers map that shows the Famous-Barr anchor:
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