Friday, 2 December 2016

Bloomingdales mall of america interior

3rd floor

Main area first floor
Bloomingdales mall of america opened with the mall in 1992 it closed in 2012 and was subdivided into several stores. its really to bad because it was a nice store

Thursday, 13 October 2016

Photo of the day: Montgomery ward at Westwood mall

Happy Halloween 2016 From Retail Of Yesteryear

Happy Halloween 2016 from Retail Of Yesteryear
I hope You all Have a safe happy Halloween. I have had no luck finding any photos of a mall at Halloween If you want to see mall Halloween related stuff I suggest going over to Greengate Mall revisited A great website dedicated to the late Greengate Mall I believe they have one or two pictures of Greengate at Halloween. Also head to Carolina Circle City they have old advertisements of Carolina circle mall (my blog background).  Again have a safe happy Halloween.


I have finally brought to fruition a plan to start a blog entirely about Regency mall in Augusta GA.
This will include lots of information and photos of the now defunct mall . I am also looking for any Regency Mall collection of papers things from the mall etc So of you have anything please tell me



Saturday, 24 September 2016

Mall Demolitions/closings

Metro north mall-Demoltion Kansas City Mo
The Great Mall of the Great Plains-Demolition Olathe Ks
Indian Springs Mall-Demoltion Kansas City Mo
Owing's Mills Mall-Demolition Owings Mills Md
Euclid Square Mall- Closed Euclid Oh

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

Notification please look

Hi It's LENO just some coming changes I want everbody to know about. I now have a new email for blog information it is Also from now on all mall/stores will have their own pages. We now have a pintrest page (retail of yesteryear) as well as 2 youtube channels ELEVATING WITH LENO elevator videos and LENOS ADVENTURES mall's and other various things. We also are now on Flickr
Just wanted to let people know

Friday, 22 April 2016

Prince tribute

The well known artist songwriter Prince died yesterday in his studio in MN. I just want to say thank you  Prince for all the great music and rest in peace. I will post some of my favorite prince songs in due time
Thank you Prince
From Retail Of YesterYear

Tuesday, 29 March 2016

Oak park Mall demolition

The 1975 Built OakPark mall in Austin MN was torn down a couple of weeks ago. I visited this mall numerous times and sometime in the future.  I will post some other pictures of the mall from my first visit and some pictures of the mall in 1975 . OakPark  was my second Dead Mall after The now demolished Westdale mall in Cedar Rapids IA. Thank you OakPark for being there those memories of being there will never fade away R.I.P. OakPark and thank you from Retail of YesterYear

R.I.P. Toys R Us

Toys R us is gone forever in the Us after 69 years in business. The chain was founded in 1948 by Charles Lazarus. The original namesake was...