Alton Square Mall

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Macy's at Alton Square is closing. I grew up near Alton so it is sad to see that store go. They have done a decent job keeping that mall open and bringing in random tenants but it is still pretty empty these days. ... 11916.html
Sadly that Mall is yet another example of a dying breed.
"Retail stores are closing faster than ever" ... -retailers
A little bit of old news but I heard about it when I was home for Christmas

A movie theater is going into the old Sears here. It will be the first movie theater in Alton since the one there closed right after Titanic left theaters.

Article on redevelopment after Macy's closed. ... her-stores