The 10 biggest malls in the USA

6. Destiny USA – Syracuse – New York
Shops – Over 300
Area – 228,000sqm
This six storey mall was previously known as the Carousel Center. The first and second floors have the numerous shops, while the third floor hoses the cinemas, restaurants and entertainment options. The food court and the namesake carousal make their home on the second floor. The underground “Commons” floor has the medium sized stores, a chapel, some kiosks and the underground parking garages. The third floor also houses the first go-kart track to be made in a mall. Wit all its stores and entertainment facilities this is a favorite with its visitors.

5. Del Amo Fashion Center – Torrance – California – Los Angeles
Shops – 300
Area – 230,000sqm
This huge mall boasts of a huge store of the Burlington Coat factory, along with other stores like Coach, Crate & Barrel, Old Navy, Macy’s, Nordstrom and many other stores. An open-air lifestyle center has new specialty stores, dining options and entertainment along with a 18 screen multiplex cinema. With food and entertainment and shops galore what more can one ask for?

4. South Coast Plaza – Costa Mesa, California – Los Angeles
Shops – 280
Area – 250,000sqm
This upscale luxury shopping center, is the largest mall on the East Coast. The architecture of this mall has chandeliers that are in the shape of inverted pyramids and the escalator atrium leading to the third floor is designed on the lines of The Pyramid of Khufu. With Italian marble flooring and fountains and water features this mall is a visual delight. In 2004 this mall received the Federal Trademark as “The Ultimate shopping Resort”. Many ultra luxury brands, having very few boutiques worldwide have chosen the South Coast Plaza to house their stores in. With the top brands like Chanel, Valentino, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Dior and many more and the high street fashion houses like Zara this mall caters to all income brackets. The additional features that give the South Coast Plaza an edge is their valet service, concierge services, courtesy umbrellas and the hot beverage service. All these little touches add to its popularity. It also holds “Fashion Plates” which is a 10 day annual Restaurant Week which is a promotion of its high end restaurants at discounted rates.

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