merle, February 6, 2012

Strip Appeal Designs Disscussed In the New York Times

 

How About Gardening or Golfing at the Mall –  The New York Times

 

"Designers in Buffalo have proposed stripping down a mall to its foundation and reinventing it as housing, while an aspiring architect in Detroit has proposed turning a mall’s parking lot there into a community farm. Columbus, Ohio, arguing that it was too expensive to maintain an empty mall on prime real estate, dismantled its City Center mall and replaced it with a park." By Stephanie Clifford