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Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto

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Stanford Shopping Center, or simply Stanford, is an upscale open air shopping mall located on Route 82 (El Camino Real) at Sand Hill Road in Palo Alto, California. It is on the campus of Stanford University although the university only owns the land and not the actual buildings or stores. Also, unlike the rest of the campus, the shopping center and the neighboring Stanford University Medical Center are part of the city of Palo Alto, not the census-designated place (CDP) of Stanford, California. The shopping center buildings are 94.4% owned by Simon Property Group, which manages the property and leases the land from the university.

The outdoor center is 1,347,935 square feet (125,227.3 square meters) and includes four major department stores: Bloomingdale's, Macy's, Neiman Marcus, and Nordstrom. Retailers at the shopping center include Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co., Burberry, Ermenegildo Zegna, and Frette, as well as the first Victoria's Secret retail store.
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  • I love the shopping center! It is very nice and outdoors with a lot of different shopping. Some nice little bars and restaurants and we just love it!  more »
  • Nice open air mall. Has all the key stores that you need. Plenty of dining options. Lots of free parking. It does have one section that is a bit separated by the parking lot, so there can be a...  more »
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