The Gallery at Harborplace celebrated its 20th Anniversary as Baltimore’s downtown shopping destination
September 12, 2007 in Events
(Forimmediaterelease.net) The opening of The Gallery spurred the revitalization efforts of retail in the downtown area. Currently featuring more than 55 shops and national retailers, The Gallery celebrated 20 years of providing quality merchandise, the latest fashion trends and outstanding customer service to the residents of Baltimore and visitors alike. “The Gallery at Harborplace has served as a catalyst for tourism in Baltimore attracting millions of people to its center for the past 20 years,” says Baltimore City Mayor Sheila Dixon. “Being one of the first downtown establishments to offer upscale retailers, The Gallery has paved the way and attracted other national retailers around the Inner Harbor.” Harborplace & The Gallery is Charm City’s premiere destination for shopping, dining and entertainment. Shoppers can browse through one-of-a-kind shops or enjoy great buys from national retailers such as J. Crew, The Discovery Channel Store, Coach, Brooks Brothers, Urban Outfitters and Banana Republic. This great variety of stores is all located within two waterfront pavilions and a beautiful four-story glass atrium, and close to many Inner Harbor attractions. Harborplace & The Gallery is perfect for a leisurely weekend activity or attending an array of seasonal special events, such as the summer concert series and 4th of July Fireworks, to Merry Tuba Christmas and the New Year’s Eve Spectacular. “We are proud to celebrate this significant milestone for The Gallery at Harborplace,” says Christopher S. Schardt, Senior General Manager of Harborplace & The Gallery. “The Gallery is a jewel in Baltimore’s retail industry and will continue to shine as we consistently provide new stores, exciting special events and distinctive merchandise for everyone.” Harborplace & The Gallery is recognized as one of America's Premier Shopping Places, the nation's largest collection of tourism-oriented shopping and dining destinations located throughout the U.S.A. For a complete listing of America's Premier Shopping Places and special offers for travelers, please visit www.AmericasShoppingPlaces.com. Harborplace & The Gallery is owned and managed by General Growth Properties, Inc., the second largest U.S.-based publicly traded Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT). General Growth has ownership interest or management responsibility for a portfolio of 209 regional shopping malls in 45 states, as well as ownership in planned community developments and commercial office centers. The company portfolio totals approximately 200 million square feet of retail space and includes over 18,000 retailers nationwide. General Growth Properties, Inc. is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol GGP.