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  1. June 21, 2019 which is a Friday.
  2. I expect the new Dillard's to be much more open with few interior walls as has been the case since stores built in the early 2000's. I am concerned about it being for at least two years like a stand alone store.
  3. Any idea what type of tenants the development in Donelson will have? Will it likely have stores found in malls and be an open-air lifestyle center to serve residents east of Nashville and in Donelson/Hermitage? Right now it seems the only Nashville area malls with much to offer are the Mall at Green Hills and Cool Springs Galleria. Hickory Hollow Mall is dead and I hear RiverGate Mall is on the downfall although I never go there. Could it perhaps have a department store or instead have big-box retailers?
  4. Are you saying that you don't think either of the two Atlanta Bloomingdale's will close or do you mean the opposite or something else? I've been seeing rumors online about the one at Perimeter possibly closing since last spring. A recent newspaper article stated that the Perimeter Bloomingdale's is more suburban and the Lenox store is more contemporary.
  5. I believe the DASS Salon and Spa is also two levels. When I went to Lenox Square back in 1994 before the addition the of uppermost level, Express had a store that was two stories in the atrium. That store later relocated to the new level that was added. Do you remember when Houlihan's operated a restaurant where you ate upstairs and looked into the mall via a window from the restaurant?
  6. The last time I visited Atlanta was in August 2005; that included a visit to Lenox Square. My opinion at that time was that the plaza area needed to be renovated. I did not know until I read this message that it was undergoing a renovation. Are they matching it up with the rest of the mall? The plaza area looked like it had not been renovated since that expansion area opened in 1980, with the exception of the bottom level where the food court is located.
  7. I find your comment interesting. I have made a number of visits to Lenox Square since 1990; I even visited the exhibit in 2003 that went back on the mall's history. I specifically remember seeing pictures of the Delta Airlines ticket pavilion in the open air plaza. I was wondering if you could verify some features at the Lenox Square in the early days that I have heard about. Do you perhaps remember a fountain inside Davison's surrounding the escalators that changed colors? I've seen pictures of escalators by Davison's that went from the open air mall level to the plaza level; I'm surprised they even had escalators back then in an outdoor setting. Do you remember an auditorium/community center? If so, was it located on the plaza level near those escalators? I believe I saw an old pictures that had an "auditorium" sign by those escalators. Did those escalators still exist after the enclosure of the mall level around 1972 or 1973 until the roofing of the plaza completed in 1980? I remember from 1990 and 1994 that the mall still had dark brick planters with areas of white marble for flooring. I assume that was first placed down when the mall was enclosed and existed until the addition of the new level around 1995. The old Davison's/Macy's building (now Bloomingdale's) looked quite different when it wasn't surrounded by parking decks. Also, I can tell that Rich's (now Macy's) has added onto its store in the front with the men's store. I believe it was originally a two-level expansion and the top level of the men's store along with the glass front was added in recent years.
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