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With nearly 300 stores, you can find just about anything at this giant mega-mall. Department store anchors include Nordstrom, Macy's, Sears, Lord & Taylor and JC Penney. Concept stores not found elsewhere in the Chicagoland have been known to get their start here, including Heritage 1981, a coed brand by Forever 21; Gilly Hicks, an undies-focused shops by big-sib brand Abercrombie; and Martin & Osa, American Eagle's extension targeting the 25 to 40 age bracket. You'll also find outposts of popular city chains such as Anthropologie, Urban Outfitters and Metropark, and first-in-the-U.S. stores such as Tanishq, a fine jewelry store from India.
As for dining, you'll find endless quick-grab and sit-down dining options throughout and surrounding the mall itself. Full-service options include Rainforest Cafe, Cheesecake Factory, Red Robin, Texas de Brazil and more. Snack stops range from frozen yogurt at Yogen Fruz to Chill Bubble Tea.