Scottsdale Fashion Square History
center that featured a Goldwater’s Department Store and a handful of
specialty shops. Today, with more than 200 shops and restaurants,
Scottsdale Fashion Square is one of the premier shopping destinations in
Following is a timeline of key dates for the shopping center:
1961: Scottsdale Fashion Square opened as an open-air center that featured Goldwater’s Department Store, an AJ Bayless supermarket, and 15 small stores.
(Photo source: Scottsdale Historical Society)
2015: Further expansion brought Dick’s Sporting Goods and a new and larger Harkins Camelview Theater experience. Scottsdale Fashion Square boasted more than 1.9 million square
Dec. 2016: Macerich announced a multi-phased Scottsdale Fashion Square renovation as part of its long-term strategy of continually reinvesting and reinventing irreplaceable retail destinations.
Sept. 2017: The first phase of Scottsdale Fashion Square renovation began in the luxury wing anchored by Neiman Marcus and Dillard’s.
The multidimensional reinvention includes a two-story luxury wing entrance, a grand promenade featuring new outdoor restaurants with one-of-a-kind dining options, more luxury and first-to-the-market brands, and the introduction of innovative services and amenities that will elevate the luxury shopping and dining experience.
Fall 2018: The anticipated debut of Scottsdale Fashion Square's new luxury wing renovation.