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(Woodfield Mall only)
Welcome to the unofficial website of the Woodfield area in Schaumburg, Illinois. WoodfieldShops.com has a big picture view of shopping opportunities and news of Woodfield Mall and The Streets of Woodfield and surrounding retail shopping areas. The Woodfield area includes several other shopping centers, including Woodfield Commons, Woodfield Plaza, Woodfield Village Green and more.
WoodfieldShops.com is designed to help locals and visiting tourists get the most of their visit to the Woodfield area in Schaumburg -- whether shopping involves a trip around the corner, or a trip from several miles from out of state.
For the latest official information from the two major shopping centers of the Woodfield area, see the official websites below ...
See the official website of Woodfield Mall
See the official website of The Streets of Woodfield
5 Woodfield Mall, Schaumburg
Woodfield Mall is an enclosed super-regional shopping mall located in the northwest Chicago suburb of Schaumburg, northwest of Chicago at the intersection of Golf Road and Interstate 290. Woodfield Mall is located approximately 27 miles from the Chicago Loop and attracts more than 27 million visitors each year. See Map page for directions and public transit information.
Woodfield Mall is the largest shopping center in the state of Illinois and one of the largest shopping malls in the United States with about 300 stores and 5 anchor stores (JCPenney, Lord & Taylor, Macy's, Nordstrom and Sears).
The mall was originally developed by Taubman Centers. The mall was then sold to CalPERS, Miller Capital Advisory, and GM Pension Trusts. Taubman continued to manage the mall until December 31, 2012, when GM Pension Trusts sold their stake in the mall to Simon Property Group. Management by Simon Property Group began January 1, 2013.
Simon Property Group, Inc. is an American commercial real estate company, ranked #1 in the United States as the largest real estate investment trust. Simon is a fully integrated real estate company which operates from five retail real estate platforms: regional malls, Premium Outlet Centers, The Mills, community/lifestyle centers and international properties. Simon Property Group operates hundreds of malls in most states of the United States (See more about Simon Property Group ...).
Woodfield is named after the combined names of former Sears board chairman General Robert E. Wood, and Marshall Field and Company founder Marshall Field I. Woodfield Mall opened on September 9, 1971 with ceremonies including actress/singer Carol Lawrence, actor Vincent Price, and two marching bands entertained at the debut. Carol Lawrence grew up in Melrose Park, Illinois.
Streets of Woodfield
601 N Martingale Rd, Schaumburg
The Streets of Woodfield is an open lifestyle type shopping center located at I-290 and Higgins Road, just south of Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg, Illinois. Streets of Woodfield is anchored by Carson's, GameWorks, Dick's Sporting Goods, and the 20-screen AMC Loews Streets of Woodfield 20.
Restaurants and dining in the shopping center (outlot facilities in bold) include Whole Foods Market, which is northwest of the main structure. Maggiano's Little Italy, Big Bowl, Shaw's Crab House, Wickets Bar & Grill, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Corner Bakery Cafe, Jamba Juice, Starbucks, Jersey Mike's Subs, Meatheads Burger & Fries, Tokio Pub, and Red Mango are in the main structure or surround the main structure.
McCaffery Interests, a Chicago-based real estate developer, rebuilt the mall into the present-day configuration as a shopping and entertainment mall that was completed in 2000. The mall was originally an indoor mall known as One Schaumburg Place, which opened in 1991, and was purchased by McCaffery Interests in 1997.