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Contemporary indoor mall offering many brand-name retail stores & cafes with a central seating area.

Westfarms is a shopping center located on the West Hartford-Farmington City Line in Connecticut, USA. Opened in 1974, expanded from 1982 and 1995 to 1997, and rebuilt from 2008 to 2009. With a total leasable area of ​​11770 square feet, West Farms is Connecticut's third largest shopping center. It is located at the intersection of National Highway 71, I-84 and National Highway 9 and is close to several outdoor shops. The mall is owned and operated by Toveman Centers, a subsidiary of Simon Property Group. As of 2021, Westfarms is fixed by J.C. Penny, Macy's and Nordstrom in two spaces. Previous providers include Files, G. Includes Fox & Co., Lord & Taylor and Sage-Allen department stores.

Westfarms opened in 1974 and is a G. Fox & Co. , Founded by J. C. Penny and Sage-Allen. The mall was expanded in 1982 with a new retail sector. This includes the Road & Taylor Store, which has moved from the Bishop Corner in West Hartford.

Hartford-based G.Fox was acquired by Filenes in Boston in 1992, and the Westfarms store was renamed on January 30, 1993. Sage-Allen filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 1992 and was completely closed in 1993. In competition with the new Buckland Hills Mall in nearby Manchester, Taubman began a $ 100 million refurbishment and expansion of its West Farm in 995. & Taylor has been refurbished and the vacant Sage-Allen space is now Filenes Mens & Home. In the second phase of 1996, a four-story parking lot was built, J.C. Penny and Road & Taylor were completed in 1997 with the addition of two parking lots. The wings were fixed by Nordstrom in Seattle, which opened on September 6, 1997. Was the first Nordstrom in New England and the only store in Connecticut until the SoNo collection opened in Norwalk in 2019.

The Filenes store was renamed to the Macys store on September 9, 2006, after Federated Department Stores (the parent company of Macys in New York City) acquired the May Department Stores Company (the parent company of Filenes and Lord & Taylor) in 2005. ..

Westfarms was closed from March 20th to May 19th, 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Road & Taylor's parent company, Le Thoth, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on August 2, and announced that West Farm stores will be closed as part of a plan to close 19 stores nationwide. After that, it was announced that all the remaining Road & Taylor stores would close on August 27th and the West Farm store would close completely on December 29th.

With an Overall rating of 4.4/5 stars and 6000 reviews this still remains a good destination for shoppers even after the lockdown. The latest reviews of customers are the following:

Ann: 5/5
"Westfarms mall is still a fun place to shop. The pandemic has been difficult. Hopefully people will have better attitudes in time".


Daniel: 5/5
"Awesome place to shop, their is a store for everyone. Very clean and organized for easy navigation throughout the mall. From shopping, relaxing or eating you will notice its a must visit Mall. Security top notch, visible from parking lot to all levels of the mall. Keeping shoppers safe a priority during the holiday season. My Star Wars family was their this year. I was able to take a several pictures. Never a dull moment at this Westfarms Mall".


Michelle: 4/5
"I love getting away to here!! Always good shopping, people watching, your pick of eats day!!Don't forget your mask"!


Tina: 4/5
"It's a good mall. I wish it had a easier way to find out where stores were. Recovering from knee surgery and had to walk more then I wanted. As I was unsure where to park"


Mark: 5/5
"Went to the new Warby Parker. It was a quick and productive visit. Got my new glasses picked out and order in about 20 minutes"


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