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Suburban Square

Suburban Square

Suburban Square, which opened in 1928, was the one of the earliest official shopping centers in the United States. Catering to the wealthy Main Line residents with luxury goods, it included the first suburban location of the Strawbridge & Clothier department store and put Montgomery County’s Ardmore on the retail map. Today, the open-air center draws people with its upscale stores, great restaurants, farmers’ market and seasonal events.

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Neighborhoods & Towns, Shopping

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