Slide Title

Norfolk: Granby Mall

Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Date

1985

Description

Granby Street was a major commercial district in Norfolk before suburban shopping centers lead to it’s decline in the twentieth century. The Granby Street Mall was an concept that was hoped to revitalize the district, however turning the street into a pedestrian road accelerated the area’s decline.

Notes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Downtown_Norfolk,_Virginia#Downtown_Norfolk_and_Urban_Renewal

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Subject Headings

Cities and towns -- Virginia -- Norfolk; Shopping centers -- shopping malls;

Country Name

United States of America

Region Name

Virginia

City Name

Norfolk

Keywords

city blocks, retail, shops, shopping malls

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