That Mall is sick and that Store is dead!

February 24, 2015

Viral Video Film School : local commercials

Filed under: commercials — Anita @ 1:32 pm

if you grew up in Hampton Roads, you remember Lowell “The Hammer” Stanley.

February 23, 2015

“4 REASONS WHY CIRCUIT CITY KILLED THEMSELVES – YouTube”

Filed under: Circuit City,dead chains — Anita @ 11:44 pm

4 REASONS WHY CIRCUIT CITY KILLED THEMSELVES – YouTube.

February 14, 2015

4 STORES TO LEAVE NEWMARKET TENANTS WILL LET LEASES EXPIRE AT REMODELED MALL: [Final Edition]

Filed under: newmarket fair mall,newspaper clippings — Anita @ 12:14 am

Copyright Chicago Tribune Co. Dec 19, 1990

February 7, 2015

Blockbuster Video bags for sale on eBay

Filed under: bags,dead chains — Anita @ 9:43 am

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the seller suggests them for your next movie party.

January 24, 2015

This amazing kmart tape collection

Filed under: Kmart — Anita @ 1:10 am

http://youtu.be/8t5TYw2bkOk

This man worked at Kmart forever and was able to acquire the tapes that would play over and over again while the people shopped back then.

January 15, 2015

Target winds down in Canada

Filed under: dead chains,Target,what — Anita @ 2:55 pm

Target took over the old Zellers stores barely a year and a half ago.

January 8, 2015

A List of Stores That JC Penney Plans to Close – NYTimes.com

Filed under: dead stores,deadmalls.com,J.C. Penney,williamsburg — Anita @ 6:53 pm

A List of Stores That JC Penney Plans to Close – NYTimes.com.

 

Some of these mall names I recognize from reading the emails in my deadmalls.com inbox. Locally, the JC Penney in Williamsburg is closing. While the store is just a few years old, its located out in the middle of nowhere, next to a a water park that is only open during the Summer. Wasn’t the old “Presidential Park” with the giant president heads across the street from it too?

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January 4, 2015

The Economics (and Nostalgia) of Dead Malls – NYTimes.com

Filed under: deadmalls.com — Anita @ 12:05 pm

via The Economics (and Nostalgia) of Dead Malls – NYTimes.com.

December 29, 2014

2014 in review

Filed under: Uncategorized — Anita @ 9:37 pm

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 45,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 17 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

Click here to see the complete report.

December 14, 2014

Mohawk Mall ad, December 3, 1986

Filed under: Christmas,deadmalls.com,newspaper clippings,other malls — Anita @ 8:03 pm

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Mohawk was one of the first malls mentioned on deadmalls.com about 10+ years ago.

 

At page 48, there is a salespaper for the mall:

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