Abandoned Malls



Dixie Square Mall in Harvey, Illinois, opened in 1966, closed in 1978. It was used for the mall chase scene in The Blues Brothers.

The building was demolished between February and May 2012.




Belz Factory Outlet Mall in Allen, Texas, opened in 1983, closed four years later, demolished in 2010.



New World Shopping Mall, Bangkok, Thailand, once an eleven story building, but the top seven floors were demolished in 1997.

Two years later it was burned out due to suspected arson.

Dixie Square Mall photos by jonrev.
Belz Factory Outlet Mall photos by Wikimedia Commons.
New World Shopping Mall photos by Renegade Travels.

Via io9.

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I design video games for a living, write fiction, political theory and poetry for personal amusement, and train regularly in Western European 16th century swordwork. On frequent occasion I have been known to hunt for and explore abandoned graveyards, train tunnels and other interesting places wherever I may find them, but there is absolutely no truth to the rumor that I am preparing to set off a zombie apocalypse. Nothing that will stand up in court, at least. I use paranthesis with distressing frequency, have a deep passion for history, anthropology and sociological theory, and really, really, really hate mayonnaise. But I wash my hands after the writing. Promise.

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