That Mall is sick and that Store is dead!

November 5, 2016

Chesapeake Square mall once was hailed as an economic savior. What happened? | Consumer & Retail | pilotonline.com

Filed under: Macys,other malls — Anita @ 7:20 pm

57cb3f94cbac8-imageOnce hailed as the Western Branch borough’s economic savior, the mall has become one of its biggest concerns. What happened? A $73 million “commercial mortgage-backed security” loan, taken out during

Source: Chesapeake Square mall once was hailed as an economic savior. What happened? | Consumer & Retail | pilotonline.com
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April 27, 2016

Midnight trip to dead mall (Dan Bell video)

Filed under: other malls — Anita @ 10:08 pm


I love the random guy they find who was having a cig and a beer at the dead mall at midnight. Don’t we all want to be that guy. 

April 4, 2016

Haunting photos of dead malls in Ohio – Business Insider

Filed under: other malls,Uncategorized — Anita @ 9:57 pm

(I love that this person’s graffiti tag is “potato :)” )

The ruins of the Rolling Acres Mall have been overtaken by foliage. “You can feel the memories,” the photographer says.

Source: Haunting photos of dead malls in Ohio – Business Insider

October 14, 2015

The Founding Fathers at the Mall (Kate Beaton)

Filed under: other malls — Anita @ 2:35 pm

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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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June 27, 2014

“Columbus’ holiday shoppers throughout the years | The Columbus Dispatch”

Filed under: other malls — Anita @ 11:11 pm

Columbus’ holiday shoppers throughout the years | The Columbus Dispatch.

May 31, 2014

River View Plaza, Norwalk, CT (1995)

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I found this tonight while looking for something else on (sadly discontinued) Google Newspapers. This is from September 1, 1995.

Caldor Rainbow has more information about this place, and the futuristic looking itty bitty McDonalds inside.

March 18, 2014

Woodville Mall

Filed under: other malls,signs — Anita @ 10:49 pm

 

Wood Co. officials seek to close Woodville Mall – Toledo Blade. (2011)

 

I forgot that this was the mall that had this awesome logo. Look how 1988 that is.

This mall was shut down due to safety violations in 2011, and was finally torn down this year.

October 19, 2013

Onion AV Club “mall week” (2012)

Filed under: other malls,Retail/Mall fan websites — Anita @ 3:58 am

Last year, The Onion AV Club did a week devoted to writing about mall references in various forms of media.

I just ran across this because I read the “My Year of Flops” entry on the movie “Scenes From a Mall”

July 21, 2013

Azalea Mall Sign, Richmond, VA (NBC12)

Filed under: dead chains,other malls,signs — Anita @ 4:03 pm

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Does anybody know if this sign is still up? I found this picture on the NBC12 site in an article from three years ago. Oh, to have one scrap of that Thalhimers sign. … is that a Thalhimers sign?

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