Sunday Video: Why Did Cities Build Downtown Malls?

Dave Amos explores the history and life of downtown malls in North America. He points out their pitfalls and what alternatives may be better for urban communities.

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Stephen is a professional urban planner in Puget Sound with a passion for sustainable, livable, and diverse cities. He is especially interested in how policies, regulations, and programs can promote positive outcomes for communities. With stints in great cities like Bellingham and Cork, Stephen currently lives in Seattle. He primarily covers land use and transportation issues and has been with The Urbanist since 2014.