Brightleaf Square, Downtown Durham
Gregson Street at Main Street, Downtown. Shops, nationally acclaimed restaurants, and thriving nightclubs in the west end of Downtown Durham. Includes turn-of-the-century brick tobacco warehouses with art galleries, jewelers, clothiers, and specialty shops.
New Hope Commons
US Hwy 15-501 at New Hope Commons Blvd, I-40 Exit 270, 919-969-7301. Open-air shopping center built in 1995. Anchor tenants include Best Buy, Barnes & Noble, Dick's Sporting Goods, Golf Galaxy, Marshalls, Michaels, Office Max, Old Navy, and Wal-Mart.
Ninth Street Shopping District
2 blocks west of Duke's East Campus, 919-286-3170. Funky and eclectic shopping distric near Duke University's East Campus that grew up around historic Erwin Mill more than 75 years ago. Organic produce, nationally recognized restaurants, books, toys, music, and more. Includes Erwin Square, Broad Street and Ninth Street North.
1058 W. Club Boulevard, I-85 Exit 176-A, Durham, NC 27715, 919-286-4407. A regional shopping landmark for for than 45 years with over 160 stores, including Macy's, Sears, Ann Taylor, Talbots, Old Navy, and a full-size Americana carousel. Renovations include a stadium-seat-style megaplex and a new outdoor plaza. Open M-Sat, 10am-9pm; Sun, 12pm-6pm.
North Pointe Shopping Center
Guess Road at North Pointe Drive, I-85 Exit 175, 949-220-4188. Built in 1997, tenants include Bed Bath & Beyond, Costco, Home Depot, PetSmart, Pier 1 Imports, Ross Dress for Less, Shoe Carnival, and World Market, as well as several restaurants.
US Hwy 15-501 at SW Durham Drive, I-40 Exit 270, 919-840-8040. One of Durham's newest major shopping centers. Tenants include A.C. Moore, Bed Bath & Beyond, Kohl's, Kroger, Panera Bread, PetSmart, and Total Wine & More.
Prime Outlets at Morrisville
I-40 Exit 284, 1001 Airport Boulevard, Morrisville, NC 27560, 919-380-8700. Email: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
Renaissance Center at Southpoint
6800 Fayetteville Road, I-40 Exit 276, across from The Streets at Southpoint, 919-816-8585. Pedestrian-friendly shopping center with over 189,000 sq. ft. of retail, plus several restaurants including Chili's Grill & Bar, P.F. Chang's China Bistro, Ted's Montana Grill, and more. Anchor tenants include David's Bridal, Linens 'N Things, Pier 1 Imports, R.E.I Outfitters, and World Market.
8210 Renaissance Pkwy. 919-816-8585. Built in 2005, includes Durham's second SuperTarget, HomeGoods, Michaels, and PETCO.
South Square Shopping Center
Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd between Westgate Drive and Shannon Road, 919-806-4349. 432,000 sq. ft. of new retail, including PETCO, Ross Dress for Less, Sam's Club, and one of the state's first SuperTarget stores. Almost a dozen other free-standing shops and restaurants.
The Streets at Southpoint
6901 Fayetteville Road, I-40 Exit 276, Durham, NC 27713, 919-572-8800. Super-regional mall including an outdoor cityscape called Main Street. 1.3 million sq. ft of retail space with more than 170 shops and restaurants. Featuring North Carolina's first Nordstrom, Belk, Macy's, JCPenny, and Sears as anchor stores. Open M-Sat 10am-9pm, Sun, 12pm-6pm.