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Malls in Extremis

Collected by: San Jose State University, School of Information

Archived since: Sep, 2021

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This collection consists of articles, videos, and images that discuss and explore the phenomenon of dying shopping malls.

Subject:   Society & Culture Arts and Culture Retail

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Title: DeadMalls.com

URL: http://www.deadmalls.com

Description: DeadMalls.com is an endeavor designed to promote the history of the malls as well as their nature, whether thriving or declining, and the impact of time and competition on these establishments.

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Subject:   Shopping Malls American Culture

Title: Shopping malls are dying: One-third to fold by end of 2021? - Polls and Trends

URL: https://pollsandtrends.com/shopping-malls-are-dying-one-third-to-fold-by-end-of-2021/

Description: The shopping mall—like landlines phones 10–15 years ago—is undergoing a demotion of relevance in society. Like landline phones, malls won't go away entirely, but will assume a somewhat different role. This article explores that with stats to support this premise.

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Subject:   Dying Malls Research Shopping Malls Retail

Title: A Haunting Look Inside America’s Creepiest Abandoned Malls

URL: https://sephlawless.com/inside-creepiest-abandoned-malls/

Description: This article documents the cultural and economic phenomenon of dying shopping malls. Dead malls are slowly turning into abandoned malls and these empty malls are spreading across America like a cancer, particularly in the Midwest, where economic decline has left these areas in complete ruins.

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Subject:   Shopping Malls Dying Shopping Malls American Culture

Title: Covid-19 Retail Bankruptcies Could Destroy the American Mall

URL: https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2020-shopping-malls-in-decline/?terminal=true

Description: With their middle-of-the-road sales productivity, mix of national and regional tenants Class B malls are in something of a grey area: Some will weather the current storm, but many won’t. Here's are stats on Class B malls and the story of one such property in Connecticut.

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Subject:   COVID–19 Shopping Malls Retail Research

URL: https://www.forbes.com/sites/christopherwalton/2019/09/27/malls-are-dying-but-theres-a-3-step-plan-that-can-save-them/?sh=4467982b1595

Description: The mall game has become a split between the haves and the have-nots. Class A malls are thriving, while Class B and C malls are struggling. That is especially true of Class C malls. Read on.

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Subject:   Retail Shopping Malls

URL: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/daily-videos/why-are-malls-across-america-dying/

Description: Indoor shopping malls across America are struggling due to technology and changing consumer behavior. This segment explores why and discusses the difficult path to transition mall spaces to more productive uses.

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Subject:   News Dying Shopping Malls American Culture

Title: The Future of Malls: How Dying Malls Are Reinventing Themselves (2021)

URL: https://www.shopify.com/retail/future-of-malls

Description: According to Coresight Research, 25% of US malls are projected to close within the next five years. Mandatory restrictions on in-store capacity limits only compound the issue. Here's what that means for the future of malls.

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Subject:   Retail Dying Malls Shopping Malls

Title: Dan Bell: Inside America's dead shopping malls | TED Talk

URL: https://www.ted.com/talks/dan_bell_inside_america_s_dead_shopping_malls#t-261541

Description: Filmmaker Dan Bell guides us through abandoned monoliths of merchandise, providing a surprisingly funny and lyrical commentary on consumerism, youth culture, and the inspiration we can find in decay

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Subject:   Dead Shopping Malls Urban Decay American Culture

Title: When Malls Saved the Suburbs From Despair - The Atlantic

URL: https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2018/02/when-malls-saved-cities-from-capitalism/553610/

Description: Like it or not, the middle class became global citizens through consumerism—and they did so at the mall.

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Subject:   LCSH Retail Shopping Malls American Culture

Title: Malls are dying. The thriving ones are spending millions to reinvent themselves. - The Washington Post

URL: https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2019/11/22/malls-are-dying-only-these-ones-have-figured-out-secrets-success-internet-age/

Description: Lakeforest mall’s slow decline mirrors the all-too familiar narrative of the American mall, particularly the mid-tier cookie cutters that proliferated in the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s.

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Subject:   Retail Economy Shopping Malls

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