First enclosed mall to open in six years officially debuts in Utah

Bloomfield Hills, Mich. -- Taubman Centers on Thursday announced the opening of City Creek Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Thousands of visitors attended the grand opening of the only regional shopping center to open in the United States this year. 

According to the International Council of Shopping Centers, City Creek Center is the first enclosed regional shopping center to open in the United States in six years.

City Creek Center is the retail component of City Creek, the 23-acre, mixed-use development on three blocks in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City.

The 700,000-sq.-ft. shopping center features a retractable roof, a 140-ft. skybridge over Main Street, a 1,200-ft.-long re-creation of the historic City Creek, two 18-foot waterfalls and three fountains from the creators of the famed Bellagio fountains in Las Vegas.

The center is anchored by Nordstrom and Macy's and, of the 100 stores and restaurants, one-third are unique to the Salt Lake City market or the state, including Tiffany & Co., Michael Kors, Coach, Tumi and Brooks Brothers/Brooks Brothers Women.

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