For those of a certain age, the mall used to be the vibrant hub of retail. Quite literally you could get everything under one roof. But with one in five malls failing, it may herald the end of the mall. Especially if these pictures are anything to go by. Across the country, malls are falling into disrepair. Some, as you’ll see, particularly those in the Rust Belt, are abandoned entirely. Others still maintain a 30% occupancy rating and house just a few remaining stores. Here are 84 pictures of abandoned or failing or flat-out dead malls across America.
Main image photo credit: Kyle Tate