Southlake Mall is a shopping mall that is located in Morrow, Georgia, in Metropolitan Atlanta and 11 miles south from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. The mall is in Clayton County an it's trade area includes Henry County, one of the fastest-growing areas in Georgia. The mall is located along Interstate 75 and State Highway 54, also known as Jonesboro Road.
Southlake Mall opened in 1976 to serve the needs of the growing southside of Atlanta.
When Southlake opened, its anchors were Rich's, Davison's, Sears, and JC Penney.
The first major change was in 1986, when the Davison's
nameplate was changed to its parent company, Macy's
. This lasted until 2003, when Macy's
closed all the older Davison's
stores in Atlanta and consolidated to Rich's-Macy's
. This would last until 2005, when it would be converted back to Macy's
The only major renovation to the center was in 1999.
(Opened as Davison's
1976, converted to Macy's
, moved in 2003 to former Rich's
(Opened 1976 with mall, converted to Macy's
in 1986, closed 2003)