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The Malling Of America

The unabated malling of America is a trend that may end badly -- for communities and households.
October 3, 2003, 5am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"In 1986 there were 28,496 shopping centers in the U.S., boasting 3.5 billion square feet of space. Today there are 46,438 malls and such with 5.8 billion square feet of space... The number of malls is growing faster than the number of babies."

Thanks to Laura Kranz

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Published on Wednesday, October 1, 2003 in Fortune
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