Meadowdale Shopping Center


100 W. Mall Dr.
Carpentersville, IL 60110

Contact Name:

Nicholas Scarpelli

Phone Number:

(847) 551-1000

Contact E-Mail:



Retail & Shopping

Business Description:

Leonard W. Besinger was the creator of both the Meadowdale Subdivision and Meadowdale Shopping Center. Work began on the Meadowdale Shopping Center in 1955. Meadowdale Shopping Center opened in May 1957 with 12 stores. Growth was rapid during Meadowdale's early years. By October 1957, the shopping center had 14 stores. By May 1958, there were 26 stores, and a go-kart track north of the building. In 1959, there were 45 stores. Every store was air-conditioned. Currently There are over 25 stores at Meadowdale Shopping Center.