Midtown Plaza Canada, Saskatoon

Midtown Plaza

Midtown Plaza is a shopping mall in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, located in the Central Business District neighbourhood. The two main anchors are Sears Canada and Hudson's Bay and the shopping centre has a total store count of 154 stores. The mall was built on the former site of the city's main railway station as part of a major inner city redevelopment project in the 1960s that also saw construction of a freeway, the Senator Sid Buckwold Bridge, and TCU Place (formerly Centennial Auditorium) an arts-convention complex.

The mall officially opened with 51 stores and services on July 30, 1970; however, one of its anchor tenants, Simpsons-Sears (now Sears Canada) opened for business in 1968. Eatons was the mall's second anchor until the chain went out of business in the late 1990s; The Bay (later branded Hudson's Bay) subsequently relocated to the mall from its 2nd Avenue standalone location.

The mall was originally one storey. By 1990, a second storey was added and the façade was altered to mimic the original 1900s railway station. This reconstruction cost $24M.

Victoria's Secret opened stores here in February 2015, Bath & Body Works is planning to open later in 2015.

Also part of the Midtown Plaza complex is CN Towers – renamed in 2006 "The Tower at Midtown" – an office block that was for most of the 1970s the tallest office building in Saskatoon. The 12-story tower is 57 m (187 ft) in height. From the early 1970s until the early 2000s, the fifth floor of the office block housed the studios of the local CBC affiliate CBKST.

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