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Willingboro Plaza was a 614,000-square-foot regional shopping center, built as a centerpiece of the city. The plaza was completed in 1967 but by the late 70s, the completion of a section of Interstate 295 through Burlington County and the Burlington Center Mall pulled commerce away, contributing to its downfall.


"Willingboro Town Center." New Jersey Future, 2016, Accessed 24 Feb. 2016. "New Jersey's Levittown Plaza." Mall Hall of Fame, Oct. 2009, Accessed 24 Feb. 2016. Garbarine, Rachelle. "In the Region/New Jersey; Failed Shopping Plaza Becoming a Town Center." The New York Times, 20 Dec. 1998, Accessed 24 Feb. 2016.


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New Urbanism

Subject Headings

Suburbs -- New Jersey -- Willingboro; Cities and towns -- Growth; Plazas -- New Jersey -- Willingboro; Shopping malls -- New Jersey -- Willingboro; Urban development -- New Jersey -- Willingboro

Country Name

United States

Region Name

New Jersey

City Name

Willingboro Township

Street Address

89 Somerset Dr


malls, plazas, shopping malls, suburban culture, suburban sprawl, commerce