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People who are against "sprawl", and the mall in general:
- a look at the "sprawl" problem
James Howard Kunstler
author of books discussing urban sprawl
will come to your town to stop a big box!
I Hate Malls
- The world campaign for a mall-free life!
Mall Indicies and Pages on the Subject:
Pleasant Family Shopping
- A nostalgic look back at chain stores and other everyday places from the past.
Plain Vanilla Shell
- Extremely comprehensive US retail real estate hub.
Malls Of America
- Vintage mall postcards from the 1950's-1970's
That Mall's sick and that store's dead!
-Anita Rose's new blog showcasing mall updates and news.
Minor Deadmalls.com updates not posted on DeadMalls
- from Anita
- Blog with tons more pics and info about dead malls!
Sky City: Southern Retail Then & Now
- Blog with tons more pics and info about southern retail of the past!
- Site collecting info from Internet contributors, much like deadmalls.com
Thanks to the Internet, and Wikipedia, there is a comprehensive list of stores, past and present, with a lot of information.
Wikipedia's List of Defunct Store Chains
encompasses most stores that are no more.
Wikipedia's List of Defunct Department Stores
is more specific to city-specific stores.
- Old blog, commentary of mall and general retail related news and site announcements.
Stores that are no more
- cool pictorial featured on Time Magazine's website.
Mall-Aise: Shopping Malls as seen by Herman Kreiger
pretty comical photo essay that does a good job capturing the current retail mood
- Howard Johnson's is disappearing
, see history and info here.
- another Howard Johnson's site
Howard Johnson bio
railroad site tribute to Howard Johnson's
- A great site highliting things that have gone, will go, or were going away.
Big Box Reuse
- Examples of empty retail buildings that have been reborn with other use.
Ames Fan Club
- An Ames Fan-Site
- A Hills Fan-Site
- A Caldor Fan-Site, copy of old Caldor site
The Caldor Rainbow
- site featuring old Caldor as well as Bradless, Ames, and other closed buildings, and their progress since
Casino Death Watch
- Las Vegas "deadmalls" type site
Discounters from Woolworth to Wal-Mart
- Industry trade-paper
Morning News Beat
- Another Industry news source
- could it be the dead mall's site for grocery stores?
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