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NOV 02, 2013 - San Francisco Chronicle

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For America's malls, an uphill fight

Billed as blight removal and commercial revitalization, many in the city with a dusty, vacant downtown embraced Al Boscov's vision for a downtown mall in 1985. The shopping center would prop up a beloved landmark department store, the Globe, and help downtown boutiques benefit from the city's new reputation as a shopping destination. By 1993, interior shopping malls of all types had already peaked and new types of shopping centers and shopping trends were emerging. Mothers with kids in tow visited department stores, bought a book to read or music to listen to, purchased toys or some ... Read More

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