CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WIVB) – The Walden Galleria shopping mall is celebrating its 25th anniversary Thursday.
The Galleria first opened for business in Cheektowaga on May 1, 1989.
The mall will throw a “birthday party” Thursday from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. on the lower level, near Sears. Over $1,000 in prizes will be given away.
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When the mall opened it had approximately 150 stores including some that have since gone out of business like LL Berger and The Sample. The mall now contains 250 stores.