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Part 1 – AS REQUESTED BY ALLEE: A photographic journey through the Northland Mall in Michigan!

denny Submitted by denny
March 25th, 2013
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Sculptures that could be found at the Northland Mall in Michigan.  I created a previous post of malls in Michigan but somehow left out ANY photos of the Northland Mall.  Allee told me that the northland mall was where it was all happening back in the day, geezus, Allee even worked at this mall.  I too was a mall rat in the 80′s.  Just a different era and a different mall in a different state of course…..

You know what kills me when looking at these pics?  Where did all these amazing sculptures end up?  They probably ended up in Allee’s pops junkyard…….

An aerial view of the Northland Mall.

View of the parking lot…..look at the amazing cars.

WOW!!!!!!  The Northland Mall in the summer of 1963.

Robelle Shop in the Northland Mall.


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4 Responses to “Part 1 – AS REQUESTED BY ALLEE: A photographic journey through the Northland Mall in Michigan!”

  1. Allee Willis Allee Willis says:

    DON’T EVEN ASK ME HOW HAPPY THIS POST MAKES ME!!!! The FIRST shopping mall in America and where I spent EVERY Saturday of my youth! And the parking lot where I learned to drive so I LOVE that overhead shot! Can you even imagine that sculpture garden?!!!

    If I’m not mistaken the world’s 1st escalator was in Detroit as well. I’m guessing the one in the photo was at Hudson’s.

  2. k2dtw k2dtw says:

    LOVE… Wish I could remember the amazing sculptures???…I’m going to check???..

  3. denny denny says:

    Hey K2, I don’t know what it is, but the mall I grew up with also had some fantastic sculptures scattered throughout the outdoor mall. What memories. I should do a post on MY mall! lol

  4. denny denny says:

    My my, I wanted to thank AW for the lovely Camembert Award!!

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