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Fayette Mall, 1985

Posted on April 25, 2016 | in Uncategorized | by
An aerial view of Fayette Mall, May 13, 1985. Nicholasville Road runs from left to right across the bottom. The left side of the mall at this time was a Sears store, one of the anchors of the shopping center. In May 1993, the mall expaned, adding nearly two dozen merchants in a new south wing, in the area to the left of Sears in the picture. The expansion made it the Kentucky's largest mall. In 2006, The Plaza at Fayette Mall, a shopping center with a Cinemark Theatres and restaurants, opened in the area on the far left side of the photo. Across the top of the picture is Shillito Park. The park's pool, whcih opened in the summer of 1988, is located just to the left of the curve in the road. Photo by Nick Nickerson | staff

An aerial view of Fayette Mall on May 13, 1985. Nicholasville Road runs horizontally near the bottom. The left side of the mall at that time was a Sears store, one of the anchors of the shopping center. In May 1993, the mall expanded, adding nearly two dozen businesses in a new south wing, in the area to the left of Sears in the picture. The expansion made it Kentucky’s largest mall. In 2006, The Plaza at Fayette Mall, a shopping center with Cinemark Theatres and restaurants, opened in the area on the far left side of the photo. Across the top of the picture is Shillito Park. The park’s pool, which opened in summer 1988, is just to the left of the sweeping curve in the road. Click on the image for a closer look. Photo by Nick Nickerson | Staff

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