Chester Smolski


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The Worcester Center Galleria was an urban mall opened in 1971 as part of the Worcester Common urban renewal project. It was shut down and reopened in the 1990s as an outlet called the Worcester Common Fashion Outlet, which then closed in 2006. The building was later demolished.


Bibliography: "Worcester Common Outlets; Worcester, Massachusetts." Jason Damas and Ross Schendel, 2012, Accessed 24 Feb. 2016.


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Chester E. Smolski photographic slides and publications, MSS-0041, Special Collections, James P. Adams Library, Rhode Island College.


downtown, malls, fashion outlets, commerce