A virtually vacant shopping hub closed for good in January 2011. In November 2012, the Sears Auto Center was knocked down, signalling the beginning of a 106 million dollar redevelopment. A mixed-use facility, known as THE CROSSINGS AT NORTHWEST, would be built. Stores began opening in August 2015.
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A vista view of THE CROSSINGS AT NORTHWEST. Three structures from NORTHWEST PLAZA are visible. Famous-Barr's store, now referred to as Building 700, is seen on the right. The First Northwest Building, now Building 500 Office Tower, is at the center. The old J.C. Penney, or Building 400, is on the left.
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A close-up view of the previous Penney's.
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