INDIANAPOLIS -- A multi-million dollar renovation plan was announced Monday for Indianapolis' Circle Centre Mall.
The announcement comes after three of the mall's occupants announced they are closing their doors in the coming weeks.
Nestle Toll House has already shut down and Carson's began their closing sales on February 1. Godiva Chocolatier also announced last week that they will be closing at the end of February.
The renovation project, which includes improvements to every level and upgrades across the board, is expected to be the most extensive renovation in the mall's 25-year history and is set to begin this spring.
A complete remodel of restrooms including bright new finishes, floors and fixtures.
New lighting and way-finding signage in the mall and adjacent garages.
New flooring in various areas, including mall entrances and the south rotunda corridor.
An upgrade to finishes in the new Georgia Street Court and a new connection to Meridian Street on the southeast side of the property.
A modernization of the glass feature elevators on the north end of the property.
The addition of a fresh, bright color scheme throughout the property.
Additional soft seating areas with charging stations in convenient locations throughout the common areas.
A ‘refresh’ of the Arts Garden facade, including new lighting above the intersection of Washington and Illinois Streets.
Parking garage renovations
Food Court and Dining Pavilion improvements including new dining area and banquette seating
An improvement in Wi-Fi connectivity.
“Since opening in 1995, Circle Centre Mall has always been an integral part of the downtown community with its mix of downtown workers, residents, and visitors to our great city,” said Audrie Thompson, general manager at Circle Centre Mall. “This comprehensive renovation positions us for future growth and the next phase of the property’s evolution.”
The mall has recently added several dining and entertainment destinations including Punch Bowl social, Nada, Yard House, Primanti Brothers and Burger Study.
The cigar lounge Burn by Rocky Patel and Tony's Steak and Seafood are slated to open in the near future, according to the mall.