Willow Lawn begins upgrades to shopping center

Posted by Shawn Maclauchlan

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - "The Shops at Willow Lawn" is moving forward to an open-air center.

The Times-Dispatch reports retailers will begin moving around this month to adapt to the outside-walking shopping experience.

Old Navy plans to move in January to the space once occupied by Tower Records.

Henrico County tells the paper it expects permits for demolition and renovations next week.

When complete, the plan is to return the shopping center to the way it first debuted in 1956.

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