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Cedar Hills Crossing, formerly Beaverton Mall, is a retail shopping center in the city of Beaverton, Oregon, United States. The center is notable in that it was the prior site of a historic airport, Bernard's Airport, where many of the early aircraft innovations of the 1920s and 1930s occurred. Cedar Hills Crossing has been in operation since 1969, and is located approximately between the intersection of SW Cedar Hills Boulevard and Walker Road and the intersection of SW Cedar Hills Boulevard and Hall Boulevard.[3] The current name was adopted in September 2002 when C.E. John Company began the redevelopment of the Mall. Three extra mall entrances, new building facades and 40,000 square feet (3,700 m2) of new retail space was involved in the redevelopment, including new restaurants and interior designs.[1]

Cedar Hills Crossing
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Northeast corner
LocationBeaverton, Oregon
Coordinates45°29′51″N 122°48′40″W / 45.497509°N 122.810985°W / 45.497509; -122.810985Coordinates: 45°29′51″N 122°48′40″W / 45.497509°N 122.810985°W / 45.497509; -122.810985
Opening date1969 (as "Bernard's Beaverton Mall")
DeveloperC.E. John Company, Inc. (Vancouver, Washington)[1]
Total retail floor area750,000 sq ft (70,000 m2)[2]


Prior to the mall's construction, the site was a small airport known as Bernard's Airport.[4] An underground chemical release at the site was discovered in the 1980s.[4] Considerable analysis of this release, along with other on site environmental factors, has been conducted to provide for safety of mall patrons and area residents.[4][5][6] At least through the period 1970 to 1990 (the interval when the release occurred) the center functioned in compliance with most local governmental standards for environmental regulation.[4]

The mall's name was changed to Cedar Hills Crossing in the last stages of renovations and expansion that began in September 2002.[1] The interior mall shops and restaurants located between Powell's and Golf Galaxy was named The Barking Frog.[7] In 2003, tenants and operators of the mall were successful in removing from the city's local street master plan a proposed Fairfield Street–Terman Road connection that would have cut through the shopping center's site.[8][9]

A new 16-screen movie theatre was opened by Century Theatres in November 2004,[10] and a food court was added at around the same time.[10] Since 2006, the shopping center has included a branch of Powell's Books.

Powell's Books at Cedar Hills Crossing

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  1. ^ a b c Harrington, Patrick (October 10, 2002). "Mall changing its look, identity and access routes". The Oregonian.
  2. ^ "Properties: Beaverton, Oregon". C.E. John Company. Archived from the original on 2011-01-28. Retrieved 2010-08-08.
  3. ^ "Shopping Directory". Cedar Hills Crossing. Archived from the original on 2011-11-07. Retrieved 2011-11-20.
  4. ^ a b c d Phase I Environmental Site Assessment for Willow Grove Apartments at 11981 SW Center Street, Beaverton, Oregon. Earth Metrics Inc. December 8, 1989.
  5. ^ Coffey Laboratories Inc., Formaldehyde Analysis at 11905 S.W. Center, Beaverton, Oregon (1988)
  6. ^ The Pickering Firm Inc., Asbestos Survey and Exposure Algorithm and Radon Test Report (1988)
  7. ^ "Cedar Hills Crossing". Archived from the original on 2004-05-15. Retrieved 2015-12-24.
  8. ^ "Ordinance 588, Washington County, Oregon" (PDF). 2002. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-09-03.
  9. ^ Minutes, Beaverton City Council meeting of April 21, 2003. Archived June 11, 2010, at the Wayback Machine June 2, 2003. Retrieved 2010-08-08.
  10. ^ a b Goldfield, Robert (January 27, 2005). "Retail arrives in spades on Portland's west side". Portland Business Journal. Retrieved 2011-11-20.

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