A new main entrance is being built at the Belk department store as part of Main Street Oak Ridge, the 58-acre project to redevelop the former Oak Ridge Mall, which has now been demolished.
The new main entrance will face Rutgers Avenue, toward where the mall’s enclosed space used to be.
Belk is also getting a facelift and other work. It includes roof work; exterior painting; and work on the heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning system.
Four stores will be built on the south side of Belk as part of Main Street Oak Ridge. The four stores are Maurice’s, Rack Room Shoes, Rue 21, and Ulta.
Two other stores will be built near Belk in the area of the former Sears department store. Those two stores are Dick’s Sporting Goods and T.J. Maxx.
JCPenney, another anchor store at Main Street Oak Ridge, has been painted and vegetation has been removed as part of Main Street Oak Ridge.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
See previous Main Street Oak Ridge stories here.
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