PLEASE FOLLOW ASSIGNMENT INSTRUCTIONS AND RESPOND WITH A COMPLETE ANSWERS BASED ON WHAT YOU READ IN THE ARTICLES. RE-IMAGINING THE MALL.pdf New York-Area Mall Fight Shopping Slump - NYTimes.pdf
Re-imagining the Mall
There are 3 articles to read , two that are located within the re-imaging and the other srticle is New-York Area Mall that is also attached. Write a paper that answers the following questions proposed for what to do with existing malls.
Find and cite at least one additional article that explores the current state of American
shopping malls (since 2005).
1: Do you think we need shopping malls, why or why not? Regardless of your personal
feelings about them, do you believe they serve any purpose or service to society, what service or
Do you think we will continue to build them or because of technology, will they go away?
2: We may not need malls, but we do need schools, hospitals, offices and assisted living
facilities. Choose one of these types of spaces to be moved into an abandoned mall?
advantages of using a mall for the new purpose – what are the disadvantages and why do you think
this isn’t already an obvious answer?
(For this question, use the attached photos for reference and if you would like, you can use Photoshop, Power Point or other means
to alter the photos provided to illustrate your ideas visually. You can attach them for reference when you submit your assignment)
Question 3: Propose some ways to make the mall a more necessary part of our lives. (Based on
mixing retail spaces we like with spaces we “need” under one roof)
• How could malls be a place for education or gaining knowledge?
• How could malls be places that promote health and health care for all ages?
• What other types of businesses or workplaces could be housed with retail spaces?