Dimond Center Mall
The Dimond Center Mall is one of the fewest family-owned malls left in the United States. It is located in Anchorage, south-central Alaska, at the intersection of East Dimond Boulevard and the Old Seward Highway, and is the largest in town and in the state. It is a great tourist attraction, as it boasts an ice-skating ring, a bowling alley, an athletic club and a library. Plus, there is a 9-screen Dimond Movie Theatre. Having fun is a must there!
The actual shopping mall consists of an area of 728,000 square feet gross leasable area, all in a multiple-level building harboring over 200 shops and services along with 17 restaurants and eateries. It is anchored by Best Buy and Gottschalks, but other major stores include Old Navy, Zales Jewelries, BookStone, Color Me Mine etc. All shops are open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on weekdays and Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.
Parking is free at this mall and there are also some family-friendly amenities such as the possibility to rent strollers. There are no valet parking lots mentioned, and no valet services available, but It was opened in 1977, but it was renovated several times since then. For example, in 1984 it underwent a major expansion, which almost doubled the initial surface. Those who are interested in working at this mall should visit the following webpage: http://www.dimondcenter.com/employment.htm.