Shopping Mall History

The American Studies department at Eastern Connecticut State University has a nice little site chronicling mall history.

It has a dateline going back to 1916 tracing the emergence of shopping centers and important developments in how they were designed and assembled.

There are links to a couple of other history pages and to some of the notable shopping centers listed in its timeline.

It's not a comprehensive site, but it does have interesting information on the history of this industry.

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