Wednesday, July 1, 2020

GET ME REWRITE: Von Maur to the rescue at West Towne Mall (June construction site visit)

Hard to say what's going on inside the shell of the former Boston Store

Photo by Retiring Guy

West Towne Mall remains cautiously optimistic

5/10/2020 update starts here

The project appears to be on hold.

Photos by Retiring Guy

3/26/2020 update starts here

Photos and video by Retiring Guy

Original 10/4/2019 post, "Von Maur to the rescue at West Towne Mall", starts here.

The project would raze the 144,600 square foot, two story building and replace it with an 85,000 square foot single story structure. Construction is scheduled to begin next summer with the store opening in fall 2021 with 120 employees.

February 2018

July 2018

September 2018

May 2019 (Canstruction background)

Stay tuned!

Other West Towne Mall posts:
Not so Forever 21.   (10/4/2019)
Boston Store UPDATE. While management wonders what to do with 140,000 square feet of empty space, they invite young white women to hang out.  (8/19/2019)
Can't hide the emptiness at the former Payless Shoe Source store.  (8/12/2019)
UPDATE. Space formerly occupied by Sears remains vacant.  (7/9/2019)
Wind-driven signage.   (5/1/2019)
It was 19 months ago when the Apple Store moved from West Towne to Hilldale. (5/1/2019)
Then and Now: North and south of the Beltline and east of West Towne Mall.  (4/30/2019)
Then and Now: North and south of the Beltline in the West Towne Mall area.  (4/2/2019)
Food court directory.  (9/24/2018)
UPDATE. West Towne Mall Management now prefers traffic cones to pothole repair.  (4/30/2018)
Total Wine UPDATE:  Now open for business.  (4/22/2018)

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