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Dunham-Jones’s talk describes in a general way how shopping has changed over the past several decades in many American communities: first in stand-alone stores on a “Main Street,” then moving to outdoor shopping centers, then to indoor shopping malls, and, most recently, to “big box” stores. Through interviews with longtime local residents and/or by researching the stories and advertisements in local newspapers, describe how retail space has evolved in your own area. What’s happened to the buildings that were formerly go-to shopping sites in your town?Congress for the New Urbanism: Sprawl Retrofit Dunham-Jones’s Facebook page forRetrofitting Suburbia The Economist, Birth, death and shopping: The rise and fall of the shopping mall (12/19/2007)
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