That Mall is sick and that Store is dead!

October 27, 2008

{{NY Times Article}} A City’s Horizon, Reshaped by an Empty Promise

Filed under: dead stores — Anita @ 7:58 pm
Ángel Franco/The New York Times

Photo: Ángel Franco/The New York Times

Article about the dead Pyramid in Memphis

NO SMALL WONDER The Pyramid in Memphis opened in 1991 as an arena for sports and concerts but, because money fell short, never became the attraction it was intended to be. It stands vacant now, 150,000 square feet of unused space that the city is trying to find a use for



  1. My high school graduation was inside the Pyramid. I kind of wish it would just become that Bass Pro Shop. Tacky as it is, it would be successful.

    Comment by Janet — October 28, 2008 @ 2:55 am | Reply

  2. >>My high school graduation was inside the Pyramid.<<

    That is awesome. My graduation was at the Hampton Coliseum and the acoustics are so bad in there, and since I didn’t graduate with honors and I was sitting in the back, I couldn’t hear anything. So, I have no recollection of my graduation .

    Comment by Anita — October 28, 2008 @ 9:47 am | Reply

  3. That’s so weird that no other business scooped it up! I would hope for it to become a giant kids play place. It’s always been creepy for me when places are built but not used since the amusement park in Russia.

    Comment by anoldkatt — December 8, 2011 @ 1:27 am | Reply

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