Harlem Irving Plaza

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Established as an open air center in 1956, Harlem Irving Plaza (also known as The HIP) has been expanded, enclosed and enhanced and boasts over 725,000 square feet of bustling retail space. The HIP is the area’s dominant shopping center, and is also the flagship property for Harlem Irving Companies. The thriving shopping center is home to over 140 successful national, regional and local specialty retailers, including anchor tenants Nordstrom Rack, Target, Best Buy and Kohl’s, as well as popular stores including Aeropostale, Bath & Body Works, Express Factory Outlet, Forever 21, Hot Topic, Lenscrafters, New York & Co, PacSun, Victoria’s Secret/PINK, and Zumiez.

The HIP is located near the crossroads of two major thoroughfares on Chicago’s Northwest side and is situated in one of the most densely populated neighborhoods in all of Chicagoland, with over 680,700 people residing within a 5 mile radius of the center! The mall exhibits strong sales, and has an extremely loyal customer base that shops over six times per month, which surpasses the national average. In 2013, the Harlem Irving Companies added its attractive North of HIP development, with 4.3 acres of new retail and eateries, including XSport Fitness, Panera Bread, Chipotle and more.

The HIP is conveniently located just minutes from O’Hare International Airport, and a few miles from Chicago’s busy Kennedy Expressway.



1 Mile 26,869 3,455
3 Mile 277,624 36,361
5 Mile 699,019 85,961
Intersection Traffic Count 82,700
Sales Per Square Foot $550
Trade Area Population 1,033,289
High School Population 11,884