It's being called the £350 million gamble. In two days time Trinity Leeds will open as Europe's biggest city centre shopping mall.
It's backers say they're confident it'll bring the shoppers pouring in - bucking the recession and Britain's struggling High Streets.
But with more than 120 shops and restaurants, there are fears it'll squeeze the life out of other parts of the city. David Hirst reports.
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Monday morning weather forecast
Emma Jesson brings you Sunday evening's forecast for Yorkshire and Lincolnshire
Wet and windy spells, interspersed with drier interludes this week. Wintry showers and variable temperatures. Gales and a weather warning