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5 days ago
The Baldwin Hills-Crenshaw Plaza mall is 41 acres of prime commercial real estate in the nation’s second largest city. When the mall came up for sale last year, a group of residents decided to shoot for the moon and started organizing to buy it.
Next City
5 days ago
The former Paradise Valley Mall will undergo a conversion to a mixed-use community with homes, offices, and stores.
CNBC
April 2, 2021, 6am PDT
Local leaders in Virginia are banking on mall redevelopment projects to revive their tax bases and create more mixed-use neighborhoods.
The Virginia Mercury
June 1, 2020, 10am PDT
The COVID-19 pandemic and massive mall-retailer closings has left millions of highly skilled workers from the retail and food and beverage industries unemployed and eager to work. Many will seek to open their own businesses in downtowns.
ASLA The Dirt
April 23, 2020, 6am PDT
The latest chapter of the retail apocalypse is not a happy one.
The New York Times
April 16, 2020, 7am PDT
Delays have been part of the story with the American Dream mall in New Jersey since its earliest inception, and the mall has been lauded in the past for evolving to match the American retail landscape.
Business Insider
December 27, 2019, 7am PST
More online shopping means fewer consumers are spending money at brick-and-mortar stores, with suburban malls hit especially hard. But municipalities are looking for creative strategies to navigate a post-mall world.
Land Lines
November 30, 2019, 11am PST
Suburban malls around the country are shutting down, and the huge spaces offer a variety of opportunities for creative reuse.
The Washington Post
October 15, 2019, 7am PDT
Fairfax County, Virginia is considering a change to its parking requirements that would lower the number of parking spots at large malls like Tysons Corner Center and Tysons Galleria.
Tysons Reporter
March 20, 2019, 10am PDT
Updates are coming to the Third Street Promenade as it seeks to innovate the retail experience.
Los Angeles Magazine
March 8, 2019, 2pm PST
Malls in metropolitan Atlanta are thinking outside the (big) box to reposition in the age of the retail apocalypse.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
March 2, 2018, 5am PST
It's a free online video game, in retro 8-bit style. What could go wrong?
Bloomberg
August 14, 2017, 12pm PDT
Al Jazeera created a video that documents the decline of suburbia.
Al Jazeera
June 2, 2017, 2pm PDT
More apparel sales will move online, and department stores will continue to struggle in 2017.
Business Insider
April 20, 2017, 8am PDT
As brick and mortar retailers shed jobs and stores, suburbs will lose the most in terms of tax revenues and amenities.
Slate
March 15, 2017, 6am PDT
A massive mall, proposed for a 174-acre stretch of land that abuts the border between Miami-Dade and Broward counties, has so far breezed through approvals. "American Dream Miami" will still require political victories.
Sun Sentinel
January 26, 2017, 5am PST
Some malls across the country have taken to enforcing bans on unaccompanied minors to quell potential trouble, but in California the bans are raising issues of civil libertiies.
Los Angeles Times
November 23, 2016, 6am PST
Providence, Rhode Island is one of many cities to get mall-like retail center built with walkability in mind and set around a Plaza.
Providence Journal
February 24, 2016, 7am PST
The big anchor businesses of malls are bleeding business and closing stores, dragging the rest of the mall business down with them.
The Wall Street Journal
February 14, 2015, 9am PST
Jon Jerde—one of the country's most recognizable and prolific architects and urban designers—passed away this week.
CityLab