A nostalgic look back at chain stores and other everyday places from the past Tuesday, February 2, The Art and History of Cermak Plaza What in the world would ever cause a strip mall to become famous? Thousands of them have been built over the last 60 years. Because of their utilitarian nature and the relative ease of facelifting, remodeling or expanding them, a high percentage of them still stand. Over time, the "lucky ones", if such an analogy makes sense, continue to house "Class A" retailers - well-known department and specialty stores and major chain supermarkets. In others, the tenant mix has shifted to "dollar stores", off-price retailers and independent grocers. Still others are home to flea markets, thrift stores, used bookstores and the like.
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It has been far too long since an update on the current renovations of the former Sears anchor Much of the former Sears has been demolished and the new structure is being constructed to form a new kids entertainment venue called Kidzania and future shopping choices I will not go into detail about Sears returning to Oakbrook Mall I imagine the lease will be sold off before the store is even built so another tenant can immediately be added to the new construction.
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