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How do you demall a mall? West Manchester Mall is example

Linked in/Neat stuff: George Trout’s book/York City in motionmallThis rendering shows what the West Manchester Mall will look like when it’s demalled. Turning malls inside out is becoming common today, making the climate-controlled covered shopping center experience a thing of the past. The past, in this case, in not that far past. The West Manchester Mall was built in the early 1980s. (See another image of this West Man project below.) Also of interest: How do you demall a mall? Look at Delco.

mall1 The theaters in the West Manchester Mall are making it clear that a little dust and the sound of construction won’t cause its temporary closure. For more on the project, see: West Man.

Other neat stuff from all over … .

YDR photographer Jason Plotkin flagged this video – not one of his – of York in motion. It brings together many good things happening in York.

The headline on the YDR story summed up the book: “George Trout pens book about his life, encounters with sports and entertainment icons/George Trout spent 14 months chronicling the stories of the icons he’s met.” Surprisingly George didn’t mention to the reporter his famous link with Brooks Robinson’s professional baseball debut in York. Goes to show this York County has enjoyed many interesting experiences, and he’s telling about them in ‘A Life.’ Details about the book: George Trout.

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