is an upper-tier outdoor shopping mall
, or lifestyle center
, located along Randall Road
in Algonquin, Illinois
, a northwest suburb of Chicago. The mall is located in Kane County, Illinois
, just south of the McHenry County
line. Featuring over 80 retailers and restaurants and 600,000 total square feet, it is the largest lifestyle center in Illinois
and among the largest in the United States. The tenants in the center are varied, from discount clothiers, to specialty gift shops, to popular national fashion chains, to local independent shops, to big-box retailers and upscale restaurants. It was built in 2004, and continues to add shops.
The Algonquin Commons provides Algonquin with 1,700 jobs and over $1 million in sales tax revenue. Combined with the under-construction Algonquin Galleria
located across the street, it is poised to become the second largest retail complex in the state of Illinois
, ranking behind only Woodfield Mall
. The Algonquin Commons was built by Jeffrey R. Anderson, the same developer who built the Geneva Commons
, which is located in Geneva, Illinois
. However, Algonquin Commons has since been sold to Inland Properties.
The Commons, as it has been locally nicknamed, is also notable for its chic, upscale appearance, including outdoor lighting, lush landscaping, sidewalks and brick pavers to connect the various... Read More