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

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This object from the Chester E. Smolski photographic slides and publications, housed by the Rhode Island College Special Collections, and any of its digital surrogates are the intellectual property of Rhode Island College. This digital object is protected by copyright and/or related rights. The digital material presented here is licensed with a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. This content can be used, shared, or adapted for educational and scholarly purposes. For permissions to use this item please contact digitalcommons@ric.edu. All uses must include appropriate attribution.

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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