It’s a mall world
What about that other mall? You know, the big boxy one with all the vacant storefronts in it? Remember Downtown Plaza? Some city leaders want the mall’s owners, the Westfield Group, to lure a new high-end anchor tenant, like Neiman Marcus or Saks Fifth Avenue, to the mall. Westfield meanwhile will soon release another round of plans for a mall makeover, including a Target store, new theaters and a grocery store.
But we figure there are more interesting ideas out there, ideas that ought to be on the table before the city sinks any public money into refurbishing the mall