It’s an honor that is flattering but not greatly surprising. The Millcreek Mall Complex, located next to Erie, Pennsylvania, has been named one of the state’s best shopping malls. Publishers of the statewide website PennLive recently wrote a story decrying the oft-repeated cliche that shopping malls are “dying” and instead compiled a list of Pennsylvania’s nine best shopping destinations. Millcreek was ranked as the third best of that elite list, ranking just behind the King of Prussia Mall near Philadelphia and Ross Park Mall near Pittsburgh.
The authors cited Millcreek Mall’s size, the 13th largest in the country according to Worldatlas.com, and its plethora of “unique shops and experiences that set it apart.” The authors further noted:
“Bridal Elegance is an award-winning gown store. Primanti Bros. is a western Pennsylvania staple. The mall also has a family entertainment center with everything from bowling to karaoke. If shopping isn’t for you, the mall is also the home of the community library.
Number of stores: 182
PennLive’s top store picks: Bridal Elegance, Home Goods, Dicks, Build-a-Bear, Primanti Bros., Smokey Bones, Macy’s, Erie City and County Library.”
PennLive is part of the PA Media Group, which also publishes the Pulitzer Prize-winning Harrisburg Patriot-News.
About the Millcreek Mall Complex
Millcreek Mall Complex is located on upper Peach Street and Interstate 79 in Millcreek Township, near Erie, Pennsylvania. It has been serving the community since 1975 and has been expanded and renovated numerous times, keeping it up-to-date with current regional mall uses, trends and occupancies. The complex currently comprises more than 2 million square feet of shopping, lodging, dining and entertainment. For more information, visit www.millcreekmall.net. Millcreek Mall Complex is owned and managed in association with Cafaro Company affiliated entities, based in Niles, Ohio. To learn more about the Cafaro family of companies, go to www.cafarocompany.com.