Categoría: Dead Malls

Shopping malls are having a rough time right now — some are calling it a «retail apocalypse.» But it wasn’t always this way. The ’90s were a great time for malls and mall-goers alike. These vintage photos show how much malls have changed since their ’90s glory days. Ah, the ’90s. Everything seemed much simpler then, including shopping. Now that we have the […]

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Darin Cates: «Vintage Video found from early 1980s inside Metro North Shopping Mall of Kansas City Missouri. A bit Long but shows what it was like in its hay day. Even the arrogant teen cashier at Merry-Go-Round is there. The Mall cop stops and asks us about our GIANT Camera and battery powered tape machines. […]

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Malls are not the center of our cultural sphere anymore. They’re not new and shiny. We’ve moved on, and now we have the Internet. MICHAEL GALINSKY In 1989, Michael Galinsky, then a 20-year-old student, took a month to traverse the U.S. Everywhere he went, he documented the same place: the shopping mall.  The results are now an […]

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Wikipedia: Rolling Acres Mall was a shopping mall located in the Rolling Acres area of Akron, Ohio, United States. Built in 1975, it originally included approximately 21 stores, with Sears as the main anchor store. Later expansions added J. C. Penney, Montgomery Ward, and O’Neil’s, along with a movie theater and food court. Montgomery Ward was converted to Higbee’s in 1986, and then to Dillard’s in 1992, while O’Neil’s became May Company Ohio, Kaufmann’s, […]

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Kmart‘s parent company, Sears Holdings, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday. The company says it will close 142 Sears and Kmart stores before the end of the year, and its CEO, Eddie Lampert, will step down. The rise of e-commerce, declining foot traffic to malls, and a higher demand for off-price products are just some of the factors […]

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La cadena minorista ícono de Estados Unidos, de 132 años de longevidad, está agonizando. Se declaró en quiebra y está vendiendo sus últimos activos. Especialistas apuntan a que no supo adaptarse al e-commerce y a Amazon. En nuestro país, la principal empresa del rubro, Falabella, está capitalizándose para competir en el modelo omnicanal. La quiebra […]

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Ya es tradición que al pasar los autos por la entrada norte de Temuco dediquen su mirada al que fuera el  gran centro comercial Mall Temuco 2000, cerrado más o menos  hace 10 años.Imposible no recordar dos hechos significativos. El primero ocurrió pocas semanas antes de su inauguración en 1993, cuando los guardias daban su […]

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“I think people my age see these videos are sort of a time capsule,” said Bell. For Dan Bell, it all started with his childhood mall in Maryland. After the teens had gone, after the food court had closed, after the shops had shuttered — what had happened to it? «I think malls became sort of that […]

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When I was young, I took malls for granted. They seemed as much a part of the nation’s infrastructure as highways and sewer systems. Where else could you have your ears pierced with a glorified staple gun, challenge strangers to Street Fighter matches in dim arcades, consume untold quantities of Orange Julius and brood over […]

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