Waterworks Mall

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Waterworks Mall
Location Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°29′17″N79°53′24″W / 40.488°N 79.89°W / 40.488; -79.89 Coordinates: 40°29′17″N79°53′24″W / 40.488°N 79.89°W / 40.488; -79.89
Opening date 1982
Total retail floor area 914,638 square feet (84,972.7 m2)

The Waterworks Mall is an outdoor super-regional shopping mall located on Freeport Road in the city limits of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. The center opened in 1982, and features a gross leasable area of 914,638 square feet (84,972.7 m2). It is managed by J.J. Gumberg Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. [1] Anchor stores include Barnes & Noble, Bed Bath & Beyond, Dunham's Sports, Giant Eagle, Marshalls, Petco, TJ Maxx, and Walmart; [1] the mall also features several smaller stores and restaurants, as well as a movie theater. Former anchor tenants include Phar-Mor, Sam Goody, Service Merchandise, and Ames (previously Hills). [2] Waterworks Mall is home to more than 69 [3] stores and services including food court such as Starbucks, Burgatory, Panera Bread, Uncle Sam's Subs, Five Guys Burgers, Aladdin's Eatery, Italian Village Pizza, Ichiban Hibachi & Sushi Bar, La Cappella, Subway.

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