Saturday, February 23, 2008

University Mall Project

Updated 3/2017-- all links removed as many are no longer active and it's easier than checking each one.

When I first moved into my office in 1990, the University Mall was very vibrant. The mall was full of good stores (JC Penney, MM Cohns, Montgomery Wards, Hallmark, jewelry stores, shoe stores, etc), a cafeteria (Frankie's), a book store, a drug store (Osco Drugs), and more. It was easy to go over at lunch to buy a birthday or Christmas gift or just do a little shopping. It has steadily gone down hill in the last few years. Now the owners are tearing it down with plans to put in a multi-use building (retail shops, residential, medical and office spaces). I begin taking weekly photos at the end of January to watch the progress. Here are a few:
January 31, 2008

February 14, 2008

February 22, 2008

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