That Mall is sick and that Store is dead!

May 20, 2007

Patrick Henry Mall Tenant List, 2001

Filed under: patrick henry mall — Anita @ 11:59 pm

Patrick Henry Mall Directory 2001

It’s nice that malls have websites now, we can go on and look at their websites. For example, here is Patrick Henry Mall (Newport News, VA)’s tenant list in 2001 (around the time my family and I started to frequent the mall more):

Most of these stores are still at the mall though:


May 7, 2007

Closed Store in the Rear of Downtown Franklin

Filed under: dead stores,franklin — Anita @ 1:32 pm


Closed Store in the Rear of Downtown Franklin


Closed Store in the Rear of Downtown Franklin

I have no clue what this store used to be. Help?


I tweaked some things around on here over the weekend. I made a new tag “dead chains“. Entries in the dead chains tag are for example Miller & Rhoads stuff, Hechts, Smith & Welton, Montgomery Wards, Leggett, etc. The dead stores tag is now for abandoned stores such as the one profiled in this entry.

I also changed the blog roll around some. It used to just be called “blog roll” but now its “My Websites” and, “Retail/Mall fan websites.”

May 6, 2007

Tower Mall Directory (Portsmouth, VA), 1988

Filed under: deadmalls,other malls — Anita @ 9:20 pm


Mike Hepp over at the Penn Can Mall fansite sent me this listing this evening:



May 2, 2007

MacArthur Center Opening Day Newspaper Clippings (1999)

Filed under: dead stores,newspaper clippings,other malls — Anita @ 9:24 pm

I’ve been meaning to post these for a good long time. I have a beat up newspaper from March 11, 1999 when MacArthur Center opened up. Here are some highlights from it:

{these are in crappy condition, I know}


This Sephora was only open like a year. Hence why this entry is under the “dead stores” tag as well.

I took these from the elevator back in June of 2005:

Mall Ants @ MacArthur Center

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