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Adelstein Plaza. Dallas Parkway at Ar-apaho. 980-1012. One of the newer shopping areas in Far North Dallas. Specialty stores include Adelstein’s, Bill Farris Studio and Anastasia Furrier, plus Agnew’s restaurant and Ristorante Lombardi. Opened in 1981.

Caruth Plaza. Park Lane and Central Expressway. 750-4820. Spacious design encloses about 35 stores, including Aber-crombie & Fitch, the Cadillac of sporting goods stores; several computer stores; restaurants and a movie theater.

Collin Creek Mall. 811 North Central Expressway at FM 544, Piano. 422-1070. Opened in 1981. Skylights and interesting design, housing 190 shops.

The Corners. 9850 North Central Expressway at Walnut Hill. 361-8337. Restaurants, designer clothing outlet, specialty shops.

Galleria. 5501 LBJ Freeway at Dallas Parkway. 458-2600. Opened in 1982, with major stores such as Marshall Field, Saks Fifth Avenue, Gump’s and Tiffany’s.

Highland Park Village. Preston Road at Mockingbird. 559-2740. One of Dallas’ oldest and most beautiful boutique-type shopping areas. Opened in 1931.

Inwood Village. Lovers Lane between Inwood Road and Dallas North Tollway. 691-6541. This landmark shopping center contains 50 specialty stores including Marie Leavell, the Gazebo and Richard Brooks Fabrics, plus the Inwood Theatre.

NorthPark Center. Northwest Highway at North Central Expressway. 363-7441. Four major stores (Neiman-Marcus, Jos-ke’s, JCPenney, Lord & Taylor) form the foundation of this 1,600,000-square-foot mall. More than 130 shops.

Old Town. Lovers Lane at Greenville Avenue. 750-1517. Serves an area of Dallas that is heavily populated with single people. Opened in 1970. Has approximately 40 shops, restaurants and clubs.

Olla Podrida. Coit Road between Forest Lane and LBJ Freeway. 239-8541. Spanish-style building houses 65 specialty stores. This is a great place to browse for arts, crafts and collectibles. Noteworthy for its tenants: area artists selling their wares.

Prestonwood Town Center. Belt Line between Preston Road and Dallas Parkway. 980-4275. One of Dallas’ most spectacular malls, with an ice-skating rink, many places to eat, Neiman-Marcus and other major department stores.

Promenade Center. Coit Road between Arapaho and Belt Line. 231-5141. Collection of 125 specialty and clothing shops. Opened in 1972.

The Quadrangle. 2800 Routh between McKinney and Cedar Springs. 742-8679. Small, quaint shopping center; good for browsing.

Richardson Square Mall. 501 S. Piano at Belt Line. 783-0117. Large assortment of stores, anchored by Dillard’s, Joske’s, Montgomery Ward and Sears.

Sakowitz Village. Southeast corner of Belt Line and Dallas Parkway. 661-5661. A large fashion center filled with impressive specialty boutiques.

Snider Plaza. Hillcrest between Lovers Lane and Mockingbird. Neighborly shopping area with about 100 specialty stores including Kuby’s, Pierce Hardware and the Craft Compound.

Valley View Center. LBJ Freeway at Preston Road. 661-2424. Large, varied mall anchored by Sanger Harris, Sears and Dillard’s. Bloomingdale’s will open in October. Approximately 135 stores.


Red Bird Mall. Highway 67 at Camp Wisdom Road. 296-1491. Major stores are JCPenney, Sanger Harris, Sears and Joske’s.

Wynnewood Village Shopping Center. Illinois at South Zang. 943-4351. Community landmark set on 62 landscaped acres with stores and restaurants. Built in 1949.


Big Town Mall. Highway 80 East at Loop 12. 327-4541. About 60 stores serving eastern suburbs. JCPenney, Montgomery Ward, Sanger Harris and Wool-worth’s are anchoring stores.

Loch wood Mall. Garland Road at Jupiter. 324-1486. Remodeled in 1975; contains about 20 stores plus the Commons of Lochwood flea market.

Town East Mall. LBJ Freeway between 1-20 and 1-30, Mesquite. 270-2363. Similar to Valley View Center, with about 150 stores.


Irving Mall. Belt Line at Highway 183, Irving. 255-0571. Anchored by JCPenney, Sears and Joske’s. Mervyn’s will open in October; Dillard’s, in March.

Lincoln Square. Corner of North Collins and Interstate 30, Arlington. 265-9412. New center that will open in August with more than 50 stores, including Stripling Cox, Lester Melnick, The Container Store and TGI Friday’s restaurant.

Mandalay Canal. Highway 114 and O’ Connor Road, Las Colinas. Picturesque Venetian-style canal area and walkway with approximately 12 specialty shops, including Claire Mac, Dear John and Kitchen Works.

Northgate Plaza. MacArthur Boulevard at Coker, Irving. 556-0300. Specialty shops set in buildings of Spanish design.

Six Flags Shopping Mall. Intersection of Highways 80 and 360, Arlington. 640-1641. Collection of 85 specialty stores; anchor stores include Sears, JCPenney and Sanger Harris. Opened in 1970.


Big D Bazaar. 3636 N. Buckner. 328-6117. Friday through Sunday 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Billed as the “antique center of Texas,” hundreds of vendors sell everything from junk to fine antiques at this indoor, air-conditioned market. It’s a perfect place to spend a Saturday.

Cutter Bill Western World. 5818 LBJ Freeway (across from Valley View Cen-ter). 239-3742. Monday through Friday 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. A legend for Western wear in J.R.’s city. Whether you’re interested in buying or just want to get acquainted with the market for well-dressed Dallas cowboys, this is the place.

Farmers Produce Market. Pearl and Central Expressway at South Harwood. 670-5879. A series of large sheds at the south end of downtown provides some of the season’s freshest fruits and vegetables from early spring to late fall. Truck farm-ers and produce wholesalers display their produce in a relaxed, old-fashioned at-mosphere and sell their goods at reason-able prices.The Original Christmas Store. 388 In-wood Village (Lovers Lane at Inwood). 352-3539. You’ll have to wait until late fall to visit this store, but don’t miss it. Hun-dreds of holiday exhibits, decorations, stockings and trees are displayed in a sparkling fairyland. Check newspapers for opening date and hours. If this store won’t kindle your Christmas spirit, nothing will.


Baubles and Beads Resale Boutique. 380 Promenade Center. 690-4692. Monday through Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Children’s Carrousel. 1450 Preston Forest Square. 233-1999. Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Clothes Circuit. 6119 Berkshire Lane. 696-8634. Monday through Saturday 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Thursday till 7.

Clothes Horse Anonymous. 1413 Preston Forest Square. 233-6082. Monday through Wednesday and Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Thursday till 8, Saturday 10-5.

Gentlemen’s Gallery. 6011 Berkshire Lane. 363-0184. Monday through Saturday 10a.m.-5 p.m.

Kid & Kaboodle Children’s Wear. 581 W. Campbell. 235-2858. Monday through Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday till 5.

Man to Man. 375 Promenade Center. 231-2220. Monday through Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Rethreads for Men. 11925 Preston. 233-1684. Monday through Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

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