“Why am I still here.”- Canton Centre Intro and Mall Information: Canton Centre Mall formerly known as Mellett Mall, opened in 1965 originally as an open-air shopping center. The Mall’s history goes far back beyond 1965 though, way back to the year 1926. The name Mellett was in honor of a Canton newspaper journalist named […]Read More Canton Centre (Mellett) Mall: The Little Mall That Couldn’t
“I was once one of three directional malls in Columbus. Though I was sent off to mall heaven, my corpse will remain in light.”- Westland Mall Backstory: Last weekend I decided to venture back home to Cincinnati to visit my family and take a little day trip down to yeehaw Tennessee, but on my way […]Read More Westland Mall: Abandoned Wasteland
“Join me and we can haunt Akron with our dead mall spirits.”- Rolling Acres Mall Intro: The next Rolling Acres, a scary place to shop, many things have been said about Chapel Hill Mall of late. The past four years have not been very kind to Chapel Hill and that’s an understatement. YouTube videos, blogs, […]Read More Chapel Hill Mall: Death is Imminent
“When gone I am, the last of the malls in Elyria will I be.”-Midway Mall *in Yoda voice Intro: Well that was actually a dumb quote because this is the only mall that Elyria has ever had, but knowing me you know I had to throw a Star Wars quote into this. Nonetheless, Midway Mall […]Read More Midway Mall: A Place to Breathe
“Wait a minute, Cleveland. Are you telling me you built a shopping mall… on the site of what was going to be the Browns new stadium?!”- Marty McFly The quote above is actually true. This land was purchased originally by Cleveland Browns’ former owner Art Modell in the ’80s with a secret plan to build […]Read More South Park Mall: Full Review
“That’s no towne center. It’s a shopping mall.” -Obi Wan Kenobi Backstory: As you probably saw from my last post, I’ll take a mall over a towne center any day of the week. The fact that a new mall being built nowadays is almost unheard of is where I find the charm in them. Some […]Read More Mall Maniac: A 3 Stop Trek Through Northeast Ohio
Main entrance of the mall (pic definitely not taken from google maps street view). Backstory: Opened in 1960, Tri-County Mall was the first enclosed shopping center in the Cincinnati area. The mall is still the second largest mall in all of greater Cincinnati with 3 anchors (2 vacant) and a whopping 1,300,000 square feet of […]Read More Tri-County Mall: What’s left?