Edge City Locations

Where are Edge Cities?

The Edge Cities identified to date appear in 34 metropolitan areas around the country. Although some of the Edge Cities are named for the cities in which they are located (e.g., Stamford, CT), the Edge City definition of the geography is different than the political definition of the geography. The following highlights each metropolitan area, its original downtown, and the Edge Cities in the region:


Downtown (Five Points)
Narration with picture

Midtown Atlanta, GA
Buckhead, GA (The Lenox Square Mall area)
Cumberland Mall Area, GA (at 285 and Interstate 75)
Perimeter Center Area, GA (at 285 and Georgia 4OO in north Fulton County)
The Perimeter/I-85 Area, GA
Gwinnett Place Mall Area, GA (off Interstate 85 in Gwinnett County)



Northwest Area, TX (Research Boulevard-Route 163. Loop 360 and the Mo Pac Expressway)



Towson, MD
Hunt Valley, MD
Owings Mills, MD
Security Boulevard, MD
BWI Airport Area, MD
Columbia, MD



East Cambridge/Kendall Square, MA
The Alewife T Station Area/North Cambridge, MA
Quincy/Braintree, MA (at 128 and the Southeast Expressway)
Route 128 at The Mass Pike/Waltham, MA
Burlington Mall/128,MA(including parts of Lexington and Woburn)
Peabody/Danvers, MA (I-95 north)
1-495 at The Mass Pike Area, MA
Framingham Area, MA (The Mass Pike between 128 and 495)
Attleboro/Mansfield/Foxboro, MA
The Nashua Area, NH


Downtown (locally referred to as Uptown)

SouthPark, NC (around SouthPark Mall, south of downtown)


Downtown (including The Loop and N. Michigan Avenue)

The Schaumburg Area, IL (including Hoffman Estates and the Woodfield Mall area)
The O'Hare Airport Area, IL
The Oak Brook Area, IL
The Edens Area, IL (Edens Expressway and the Tri-State Tollway) The North Corridor, IL (southern Lake County/Tri-State Tollway area)
East-West Tollway/Naperville, IL



Chagrin Boulevard/1-271, OH
Rockside Road/I-77, OH

Dallas-Fort Worth

Downtown Dallas(1)
Downtown Fort Worth

Turtle Creek-Oak Lawn, TX (Midtown)
The North Central Expressway, TX (north and south of the LBJ Freeway, including parts of Richardson) The Dallas Galleria-LBJ Freeway Area, TX
Las Colinas, TX
The Stemmons Freeway-Love Field Area, TX(2)
Plano, TX (far north Dallas, including EDS area)
(1) Database information may be overstated due to idiosyncrasies in the geography of Downtown which affects the Stemmons Freeway area.
(2) Database information may be understated due to idiosyncrasies in the geography of Downtown which affects the Stemmons Freeway area.



Denver Tech Center, CO
Cherry Creek, CO



Southfield-Northland Mall Area, MI (off U.S. 10 nearest Downtown)'
Southfield-Prudential Town Center Area, MI (northwest of Northland Mall off U.S. IO)(1)
Southfield-1-696-Telegraph Road Area, MI (Interstate 696 and Telegraph Road north)(1)
Troy-Big Beaver Road Area, MI
Auburn Hills/1-75, MI
Farmington Hills/Livonia/Novi, MI (Interstates 696 and 275)
Dearborn-Fairlane Village Area, MI
(1) Collectively known as The Southfield area.

Fort Lauderdale

Cypress Creek/1-95, FL
Boca Raton/1-95, FL


The Houston Galleria Area, TX
Greenway Plaza Area, TX
Sharpstown Mall-Highway 59 Area, TX
Texas Medical Center-Rice University, TX
Westheimer/Westchase, TX
West Houston Energy Corridor, TX (along The Katy Freeway)
The Northwest Freeway, TX (U.S. 290, northwest of Downtown)
Greenspoint/1-45, TX
Clear Lake/NASA Area, TX
FM1960, TX

Kansas City


Crown Center, KS
Overland Park Area, KS

Las Vegas


The Strip, NV (an Edge City paragon)

Los Angeles

Downtown Los Angeles
Downtown Long Beach

Mid-Wilshire/Miracle Mile Area, CA
Beverly Hills-Century City, CA
West Hollywood, CA
West Los Angeles, CA
Burbank-North Hollywood, CA
Universal City-Studio City, CA
Encino-Sherman Oaks-Van Nuys, CA
Warner Center/Woodland Hills, CA
Santa Monica, CA
Calabasas-101 Freeway, CA
Valencia, CA
Ventura-Coastal Plain, CA
Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village, CA
Culver City-Marina Del Rey, CA
LAX/El Segundo, CA
North Orange County/Fullerton, CA
Santa Ana Freeway/Anaheim, CA(1)
Santa Ana Freeway/Santa Ana, CA(1)
Westminster-Huntington Beach, CA
Newport Beach-Fashion Island, CA
South Coast Metroplex/Irvine, CA (including the John Wayne Airport area)
Irvine Spectrum, CA
1-5/South Orange County, CA
San Bernardino, CA
Riverside, CA
Ontario-Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Irwindale-Covina, CA
Pasadena, CA
Glendale, CA
(1) Collectively known as The Santa Ana Freeway.



The Poplar Cor-rider-East Memphis, TN
Memphis Airport Area, TN



Miami Airport/West Area, FL
Coral Gables, FL



Wauwatosa-Mayfair Road, WI
Brookfield-Blue Mound Road, WI


Downtown Minneapolis
Downtown St. Paul

Bloomington-Edina-Eden Prairie, MN (southern 1-494 west of the airport)
Minnetonka/Western 1-494, MN
Mall of America/Airport Area, MN

New York

Downtown Manhattan
Midtown Manhattan
Downtown Newark
Downtown Trenton

Mahwah/Upper Saddle River, NJ
Paramus/Garden State Parkway, NJ
Fort Lee, NJ
1-80/287, NJ (extends along I-80, including parts of Parsippany and Fairfield)
Morristown, NJ
1-287/78, NJ (including Bridgewater Mall, Basking Ridge and Somerville)
Meadowlands, NJ
Princeton/Route 1, NJ
Woodbridge,/Metropark, NJ
Hauppauge, NY
Route 1 1 O/Melville, NY
Garden City/Mitchell Field, NY
Great Neck/Lake Success, NY
Tarrytown, NY
White Plains/Purchase, NY
Greenwich, CT
Stamford, CT


Downtown Philadelphia
Downtown Wilmington

King of Prussia/Route 202, PA
Pennsylvania Turnpike Corridor, PA
Cherry Hill, NJ
Christiana Mail Area, DE



Uptown Phoenix, AZ
The Camelback Corridor, AZ,
Scottsdale, AZ
Tempe/I-10, AZ


The Penn Lincoln Parkway-Airport Area. PA
East Side-Monroeville, PA

Portland, Oregon

The Sunset Freeway Corridor, OR
Beaverton-Tigard-Tualatin, OR


Downtown Raleigh
Downtown Durham
Downtown Chapel Hill
The Research Triangle Park Area, NC


The Arden Fair Mall-California Expo State Fairgrounds, CA
Highway 50 Corridor, CA

St. Louis

Clayton, MO
The West Port Plaza Area, MO
Highway 40-Chesterfield Village, MO

St. Petersburg

The Gateway-Howard Frankland Bridge Area, FL

San Antonio

San Antonio Airport Area/410, TX
South Texas Medical Center Area, TX

San Diego

Kearny Mesa, CA
Mission Valley, CA
Sorrento Valley/Torrey Pines/UTC, CA
1-15 North/Escondido, CA
North Coast, CA

San Francisco

Downtown San Francisco
Downtown Oakland
Berkeley, CA
Dublin-Pleasanton, CA(1)
Bishop Ranch Area, CA(1)
Walnut Creek, CA(1)
Pleasant Hill-Bart Area, CA(1)
Concord, CA(1)
Redwood City, CA
Menlo Park/Stanford, CA
Airport/San Mateo Area, CA
San Jose Area, CA(2)
Palo Alto-Sunnyvale, CA(2)
Santa Clara, CA(2)
San Rafael, CA
(1) Collectively known as the 1-680 Corridor.
(2) Collectively known as Silicon Valley.


Downtown Seattle
Downtown Takoma
Bellevue, WA
The Technology Corridor, WA (I-405 north)
1-90 Corridor, WA (Mercer Island and east)
South Center-Kent Valley, WA
The Overlake Area


The West Shore-Airport Area, FL
The Tampa Parkway-1-75, FL

Washington, DC

Tysons Corner, VA
Reston-Herndon, VA
Dulles-Route 28, VA
Fairfax Center, VA
Merrifield, VA
Rosslyn-Ballston Corridor, VA
Crystal City, VA
Alexandria, VA
Eisenhower Valley, VA
1-395 Area, VA
Bethesda-Chevy Chase, MD
White Flint Mall-Democracy Boulevard, MD
1-270/Rockville, MD(1)
1-270/Shady Grove, MD(1)
I-270/Gaithersburg-Germantown, MD(1)
Silver Spring, MD
Lanham/Landover Area, MD
Laurel/1-95, MD
(1) Collectively known as the I-270 Corridor.

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