Thursday, July 25, 2019

The Second Lives of America’s Iconic Shopping Malls

Commercial Observer
Some malls refuse to die. Long after the department stores have been shuttered, parking lots overgrown with weeds, and the halls emptied of bored teenagers, wailing children and daytime walkers, some malls attempt to live on long past their heyday. Although “living” might not be the right word.

Instead, they’ve mutated.

Many retain something of their original form, with medical clinics and gyms for anchor tenants rather than the retail temples of yesteryear. . . . more