There’s much more to Stranger Things’ Starcourt Mall than meets the eye

There’s a reason why the Starcourt Mall, the principal location for the third season of Stranger Things looks so real: it’s built inside of a real shopping mall. Specifically, it was built inside of Georgia’s Gwinnett Place Mall, which was built just a year before the latest season of Netflix’s show is set.

Although the set is closed to the public and is currently in the process of being dismantled, eager fans have managed to sneak in to take photos and video of the interior, and the attention to detail is stunning.

Netflix constructed around 40 stores in the mall for the show, which included period-appropriate versions of existing stores like Burger King and Hot Dog on a Stick (complete with their genuine ‘80s uniforms), as well as…

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Author: Jon Porter