DSW Shoe Warehouse will open its first Baltimore city store this fall at The Shops at Canton Crossing.

The retailer has leased 19,500 square feet at the Canton center, developer Neil Tucker, a principal with Chesapeake Real Estate Group, said on Thursday.

Canton Crossing, now under construction, is opening in October with anchors TargetHarris Teeter, Michaels, Old Navy, ULTA Cosmetics and Loft.

DSW Inc. runs 377 stores specializing in branded footwear, handbags and accessories.

lorraine.mirabella@baltsun.com