The Falls fanatics adore this South Florida-based mall for its sprawling open-air ambience and stellar lineup of shops. Boasting more than 100 stores such as Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s, Michael Kors, Williams-Sonoma, Abercrombie, Build-A-Bear Workshop, GAP, Victoria’s Secret, Hollister, BCBG, Bebe, Brookstone and more, locals and tourists alike relish the al fresco feel to The Falls. Here are 5 facts about Miami’s most serene shopping center, The Falls:
1) All. That. Water.
The waterscape which flows through the middle of the mall has over 850,000 gallons of water. #Wow
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Brimming with large pools of water, palm trees and tropical flowers, The Falls is one of the country’s largest open-air malls. Shoppers love the al fresco feel to this mall especially on sunny, breezy days.
3) A Bloomies First!
Originally built and opened in 1980, The Falls added the first Bloomingdale’s in the entire State of Florida in 1984. Hooray for Bloomies fans!
4) It’s Steve Jobs Approved, Too
Mac mavens will love this one: The Falls also opened the first Apple store in Florida, on November 23, 2001. #AllTheFeels
5) Did Someone say, “Doll Salon”?
The mall also opened the first American Girl store in Florida on October 3rd, 2012. Nestled by Bloomingdale’s, the haven for doll lovers offers more than 16,000 square feet of retail space — much to the delight of little children everywhere!