Old Malls Vs. New Malls

A clash in Glendale, CA between a traditional mall and new 'lifestyle center' may be only the beginning.
September 17, 2004, 11am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"The closeness of Tuesday's special election, in which voters narrowly affirmed city approval for an outdoor shopping center proposed by Los Angeles developer Rick Caruso next to the Glendale Galleria, illustrates the ability of an established mall owner to raise obstacles for competitors...

More such battles could erupt as traditional, enclosed malls face new competition from rivals such as Caruso who favor so-called lifestyle centers, which typically combine dining, entertainment, specialty stores and housing in an outdoor setting."

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Published on Thursday, September 16, 2004 in The Los Angeles Times
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