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Eastland Mall, Bloomington

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Eastland Mall is a shopping mall in Bloomington, Illinois. It opened in 1967 and has expanded several times in its history. It features more than 90 stores and a food court. The anchor store is Kohl's. There are 3 vacant anchor stores that were once Macy's, Bergner's, and Sears. The fifth anchor store, JCPenney, has been rebuilt, partially demolished, and subdivided into in-line mall retail space. The mall is owned and managed by CBL & Associates Properties.
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  • Eastland Mall is essentially a cautionary tale for the end of brick and mortar capitalism. It actually boasts a surprising number of stores, I think it's officially back above 50% occupancy now, and the food court is surprisingly good - I recommend all three of the places down there. However, the remainder of the mall has a strong Dawn of the Dead vibe; lots of missing anchor stores, lots of missing stores in general, and the remainder of the stores aren't always reliably open. The arcade sucks. There's no excusing that - put at least one Capcom machine in there. It's definitely not the Eastland Mall from its heyday, but it's still got enough shopping options, as well as a couple of other food and coffee options, for it to be worth a trip. Especially since there's not really an alternative for an indoor shopping mall anywhere in town.
  • Was first time eating in an outback restaurant food was very good. waitress had a great was busy and yet got the best experience

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