Thruway Center

Winston-Salem Shopping

Winston-Salem's most famous and historic shopping destination!

Construction of Interstate 40 in Winston-Salem in the mid 1950′s opened new area s for retail growth and provided a fast route for getting there.

Shopping Centers began springing up near these super highways, called “thruways” in their early days.

Developers of the new shopping center near the East-West super highway called their center “Thruway” even though the highway name was later changed.

Thruway Center opened on October 13, 1955, on a former dairy farm site.

Winston-Salem’s first shopping center continues to change with the times with an enormous assortment of impressive merchants for shopping, dining and services!

Over 45 great merchants and eateries.

Thruway Center offers the best Winston-Salem Shopping experience in the region.