Since its inception in 1986, the complex has experienced something of an identity crisis. It has been know as both 280 METRO CENTER and 280 METRO MALL (as this sign attests).
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Here we see the shopping center's electronics and entertainment superstore. It replaced a cinema 6-plex in 2004 and is among a small number of Best Buy stores with a rooftop parking deck.
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