Thursday, March 21, 2013
The new store is expected to open in early May.
A new photo shop is moving into the Shoppes at Northway. Premier Imaging plans to open at the location of the old Ritz Camera shop sometime in early May. Ritz moved out in September of 2012, after its corporate parent sold the stores to a liquidator. In November, three former Ritz managers reopened the Ritz location in Monroeville Mall as Premier Imaging. "We won't be selling as much new camera merchandise as Ritz did," said John Kendelhardt, a Premier Imaging employee who worked for the Ritz Northway store. According to its web site, the new store will offer: Kendelhardt said it's too early to tell what will happen when the mall undergoes its planned redevelopment. "We understand that won't be happening for more than a year at least," he…
Saturday, January 5, 2013
Architect Noel Cupkovic speaks repeatedly of the importance of "connectivity."
It will be months before final plans are presented for the redevelopment of the Shoppes at Northway, more often referred to as the Northway Mall. The project's architect, however, has given the Ross Township Planning Commission a glimpse of his vision. In a word, it's all about "connectivity." Cleveland-based architect Noel L. Cupkovic told the planning commission at its Dec. 20 meeting that connecting the western side of the mall, which is 23 feet above McKnight Road, with the eastern or lower side, is key to the success of the project. One possibility is a parking garage, on the western side, behind the retail shops, to draw people into the mall complex. "The concept is to bring the traffic into the mall whether it's open-air or …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Akron-based Levey and Co. envisions a mixed-use facility featuring restaurants, retail, office space and entertainment.
Pine-Richland shoppers: Have you been to the Shoppes at Northway lately? Wondering what will happen to it? Levey and Co. envisions a mixed-use facility featuring restaurants, retail, office space and entertainment in the mall on McKnight Road in Ross. The Akron-based company bought the 438,900-square-foot Shoppes at Northway earlier this week and has an agreement to buy the former Northway Elementary School. Representatives of Levey & Co. spoke to a standing-room-only crowd Wednesday night about the developers' plans for the property, formerly called Northway Mall, and the adjacent school property. The meeting was held on the upper level of the mall, outside the entrance to the Dick's Sporting Goods store. Gary G. O'Nesti, special …
Friday, October 5, 2012
Final negotiations are under way with the same Ohio firm that plans to purchase the former Northway Elementary School, according to the Pittsburgh Business Times.
Pine-Richland shoppers take note: The Shoppes at Northway in Ross Township may soon have a new owner. Akron-based Levey & Co. is nearing final agreement to buy the former Northway Mall and redevelop it, and at least one neighboring property, the Pittsburgh Business Times reports. Levey & Co.'s LRC Realty Inc. also intends to purchase the former Northway Elementary School on Brown's Lane for $2.46 million. The North Hills School Board approved the sale in June. Levey and Co. also purchased the site of the former McCrackin Ford dealership at 7209 McKnight Road for $5.2 million in March. According to the Allegheny County real estate website, the 5.2 acres had a value of $2.2 million in 2012. Levey President Frank Licata confirmed to the …
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Some malls have special hours to accommodate returns and sales.
To accommodate seasonal sales and the returns of items purchased, many Pittsburgh area shopping malls will have special hours of operation for the week after Christmas, while some malls will simply revert to their usual schedules. See below for a list of area malls and their hours from Dec. 26 through Jan. 1. Also, see if those malls will keep their children's ride-along trains up after Christmas. All restaurant hours may vary.