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Retail Resurrection: 7 Abandoned Malls That Found New Life

These shuttered malls were reborn in the most unexpected ways — and transformed their communities in the process.

By Emily Handy on January 9, 2018

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1. Mayfield Mall in Mountain View, California

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2. The Arcade in Providence, Rhode Island

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3. Hickory Hollow Mall in Antioch, Tennessee

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4. Cinderella City Mall in Englewood, Colorado

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5. Windsor Park Mall in San Antonio, Texas

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6. Walmart in McAllen, Texas

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7. Villa Italia Mall in Lakewood, California

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