If you grew up in Alexandria searching at Landmark Shopping mall, this may make you sad.
But it is really also fascinating.
YouTube content material creators “The Right People,” who vacation the earth sneaking into previous or historic deserted constructions, traveled to Alexandria in early May just times prior to demolition commenced on Landmark Shopping mall. The nearly 38-minute video, below, involves footage of Macy’s, Sears, the food items court, the mall’s stability business and far more.
Stumbling about damaged glass and trashed holiday getaway decorations by flashlight, The Appropriate Men and women noticed evidence that the shopping mall was utilized for protection schooling (or perhaps a paintball war). The Right People today posted the video on June 30.
At the time of filming, demolition machines was by now stationed exterior the mall, and every fluorescent gentle in the developing had been taken out, which is typically an indicator that demo is imminent — the Environmental Protection Agency recommends this action because fluorescent lights incorporate mercury vapor that can be launched when the bulbs are broken.
Landmark Mall’s demolition commenced Could 12 and clearing the web-site is envisioned to consider various a lot more weeks. The 51-acre web-site will turn out to be a blended-use enhancement, anchored by a new healthcare facility and trauma middle.
Enjoy the video below:
Note: Alexandria Residing does not condone breaking and entering.