City Creek Center
The City Creek Center is a high class mall with an upscale open-air shopping center, office buildings, residential buildings, fountain, and creek near Temple Square in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. The center integrates shopping, foliage-lined walkways, and streams covering three blocks in the heart of downtown Salt Lake. The City Creek Center opened to the general public on March 22, 2012. This shopping center encompass nearly 20 acres of downtown Salt Lake City.
The Gateway mall, although older than City Creek Center, has many stores and restaurants to keep the average shopper happy. This mall is still quite popular and has many things to offer a visitor from out of town.
Trolley Square is composed of barns that were built in 1908 to house Salt Lake City's streetcars. The streetcar system was dismantled in 1945, and the barns were converted into a two-story shopping center in 1972. The center is noted for its unusual architecture consisting of winding hallways, brick and wooden floors, fountains, old-trees, and wrought-iron balconies. Stores include Weller Book Works, Pottery Barn, Cabin Fever, Williams-Sonoma, Banana Republic, Old Spaghetti Factory, and many art galleries.