Living In the Mall

Living In the Mall
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Dan Gould
  • 18 august 2008

The shopping mall is a heavily debated and vilified phenomenon. Malls are often seen as soulless halls of commerce that try, but fail to create a third space and sense of community. Blame is frequently heaped on these shopping centers for destroying local businesses and perpetuating a bland cookie cutter culture. And like them or not, massive malls are on a downturn. The remains of once thriving shopping malls litter communities across America -retail vacancies are currently at a six year high.

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