CLASSIC VIDEO Walden Galleria grand opening, 25 years ago

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. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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