University Mall (Chapel Hill, North Carolina)
|Location||Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA|
|No. of anchor tenants||3|
|Total retail floor area||366,000 square feet (34,000 m2) (GLA)|
|No. of floors||1|
University Mall is the only enclosed shopping mall in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The mall is anchored by Dillard's, Roses and A Southern Season. The gross leasable area of the center is 366,000 square feet. The mall is located about two miles northeast from downtown and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Today the mall has an even mix of national and local stores, with a focus on specialty retailers.
The mall originally opened with Ivey's and Hudson Belk in 1973, and Roses as a junior anchor. Ivey's became Dillard's in 1990. In 2002, after The Streets at Southpoint was completed, Belk closed its University Mall store and South Square Mall store in Durham and consolidated both stores into one larger store at Southpoint. Upmarket gourmet retailer A Southern Season bought and renovated the former Belk space in 2003.  The mall received an exterior and interior renovation 2010. 
In 2010, The town of Chapel Hill's public library was initially going to try to make a permanent move into University Mall, taking over Dillard's space, however Dillard's decided to remain in their location and the town rejected the idea of moving the library there, so The library will move into inline space in the mall instead temporarily while an expansion is completed on the current library. 
The local nickname for the mall is 'U-Mall'.
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- "Mall Seeking a New Image". The Daily Tar Heel. 2 December 2009. Retrieved 8 October 2011.
- "Chapel Hill Library move to University Mall appears dead". Raleigh News & Observer. 10 February 2011. Retrieved 8 October 2011.
- "Chapel Hill library moving to University Mall". Triangle Business Journal. 27 July 2010. Retrieved 8 October 2011.
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