The End Of Malls? Transformation (1)
A post-apocalyptic mall, it would be a great place to film a disaster movie. The decline of the department stores and the rise of the shopping malls in Hong Kong are the complex amalgamating results of many interweaving factors like the changes in the consumer culture, economy, planning, urban development, government policies and many other events throughout the history of the city.
And unlike the concourse-level mall of the original trade center, there seems to be no place yet to get your shoes shined or a key copied. Locating a near by shopping mall may be the answer you are looking for in finding a safe walking path. Favourite items on the shopping lists of tourists are pewter, batik, duty-free items, electrical products, pret-a-porter attire, sportswear and handicrafts. This is a huge advantage as most of the customers are teenagers and young adult in shopping mall. Only two places to eat there I don’t know why this mall has aBay Club next to it. That is not even a Bay Club. The legendary Bal Harbour Shops have made the village of Bal Harbour synonymous with luxury shopping.
Home to the only ice-skating rink in Malaysia, it has 800 outlets housed under 4 uniquely designed shopping precincts (Fashion Central, Oasis Boulevard, Asian Avenue & Marrakesh). Community centers comprised more than 45% of shopping centers and feature neighborhood-serving amenities such as grocery stores and dry cleaners. A new direction was taken in an attempt to remarket the mall as an upscale arts, crafts and cultural center.
Frank Lowy had built his mall empire on the highly successful model of the suburban center; the design of this prototype — large, undivided pedestrian spaces without passing cars and trucks — was totally oriented to making it as easy as possible for consumers to spend money,” Ms. Sagalyn wrote.
For example, there were clinics, pharmacies, barber shops, day-care centres and tutorial schools in shopping centres but seldom did they exist in shopping malls. This is a basic overview with related links, you will need to do your own research and decide which mall would be best suitable for you.