Houston history: What the Galleria looked like in 1970

The mall that offers more than just a shopping experience

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HOUSTON – For 50 years, the Galleria has been a family destination for many Houstonians and visitors from all around the world.

Credited as Texas’ largest shopping center, the Galleria consists of more than 400 fine stores and 60 eateries.

And, it’s more than just a shopping destination. The mall serves as a source of entertainment, hospitality and office space.

Join us for the 31st annual Ice Spectacular this Saturday, November 9, at 6 pm. Enjoy a musical performance by Gyth Rigdon, a dazzling ice skating show, fireworks and the lighting of our 55-foot signature tree!

Posted by The Galleria on Monday, November 4, 2019

Located in the Uptown district of Houston, the indoor shopping center was developed by Houstonian Gerald D Hines, who took inspiration from Italy’s oldest active shopping mall, the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

Related: Remembering Houston real estate icon Gerald D. Hines and his 7 signature properties you can find in Texas

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