The Summit, which opened in 1997, is a 1 million square foot (93,000 m²; 9.3 ha) lifestyle center located at the intersection of U.S. Highway 280 and Interstate 459 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States.
The open-air center offers a mix of upscale merchants and restaurants, many of which have their sole Alabama location there. The main anchors include a Belk flagship store (formerly Parisian), Saks Fifth Avenue, L'Occitane, BCBG, Bebe, Tommy Bahama, White House Black Market, Williams-Sonoma, Just Add Water, Bakers, Barnes & Noble, Urban Outfitters, Abercrombie & Fitch (closing October 2009), a&f, Levi's, Zoës Kitchen, and an Apple Store. Outparcel restaurants include the Cheesecake Factory, P.F. Chang's China Bistro, Macaroni Grill, and California Pizza Kitchen.
The Summit is anchored by the following tenants: Belk (opened 1997 as Parisian, became Belk in 2007) and Saks Fifth Avenue (opened 2001).