The Galleria Mall
The Galleria mall is only 1/2 a mile away from the Fort Lauderdale Beach. From Interstate I-95 go east on Sunrise Boulevard for a few miles. The mall covers an area of 1.047.533 sq. ft. The Galleria mall has 150 stores and services. There are 9 restaurants and eateries in this mall, as well as a food court. The mallís anchors are Dillard's, Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus, and Macy's. Other major stores are Ann Taylor, Coach, Talbots, Abercrombie & Fitch, Teavana, L'Occitane, Williams-Sonoma, and Jos. Parking at this mall is free and there is ample garage parking. There is also valet parking available.
The Galleria mall is open from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on weekdays and Saturday and from 12:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday. A women was injured and had her purse stolen in 2004. The writer Elizabeth Wurtzel was caught shoplifting in this mall. Other than those incidents, the mall is pretty much crime free. The Galleria mall is completely an indoor mall. At first it was an open-air center but now it is completely enclosed. This is the best mall in Fort Lauderdale and is rather upscale. The malls family friendly facilities include stroller rental, various family restrooms and baby changing areas.