'Alls' -- America's New Malls

The conventional enclosed mall is in decline as developers around the nation replace it with a new retail attraction that aims to recreate the atmosphere of a vibrant downtown.
June 4, 2004, 8am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Developers are tearing down or reconfiguring covered malls from Raleigh, N.C., to Columbus, Ohio, making room for outdoor centers that mix traditional retailers with big-box stores, high-density housing, stadium-style theaters, grocery stores and restaurants...'These days, you either go for the experience, like the Grove, or you go to Wal-Mart for the discount,' said urban planner William Fulton, a senior scholar at the USC School of Policy, Planning and Development."

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Published on Thursday, June 3, 2004 in The Los Angeles Times
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