Tysons Corner Center
|Tysons Corner Center|
|1961 Chain Bridge Rd|
|McLean, VA 22102|
|Size:||2,207,342 sq. ft.|
Lansburgh's closed in 1973, and atempted to assign its lease to discount retailer E. J. Korvette. The developers sued to block Korvette's, and instead were able to convince New York-based department store Bloomingdale's to move into the mall. Bloomingdale's opened in 1976.
In 1985, the mall was sold to the Lehndorff Group for $167 million. Lehndorff spent $50 million to renovate and expand the mall by 200,000 square feet, adding a second floor and two more anchor stores.
From January 2004 to September 2005, Wilmorite conducted another renovation and expansion of the mall at a cost of $130 million. Included in the renovation was the vacated J.C. Penney space, part of which became the AMC Tysons Corner 16 movie theater.
In the early morning of October 22, 2004, security guard Esdibar Rosero sexually assaulted and stabbed his former girlfriend in the Lenkersdorfer jewelry store, then shot himself to death when she managed to escape.
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