Dixie Square Mall - Harvey, IL

A far cry from it's former self. Dixie Square Mall first opened in 1965, but is most known for being the backdrop of the infamous mall chase scene in the movie "The Blues Brothers".

It has now sit vacant for 30 years and the signs of age are showing. The floor is covered in a milky soup of decaying ceiling tiles and the few walls that remained decorated in graffiti.

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Tried to share this on

Tried to share this on Pleasant Family Shopping but they never approved the comment. (Perhaps they thought I was lying).

I work with a real estate company based in Chicago and recently, in January, we sold a large section of the Dixie Square Mall site, the area where the Penny's Building stood, to the walton family, for use with commercial property. This likely means that either a Walmart or a Sams Club will be built.

I'll confirm the Dixie Square

I'll confirm the Dixie Square Mall has been demolished. I drive past the site on my way to work.

This mall has been demolished

This mall has been demolished and is no longer there.

I would love too hear more of

I would love too hear more of the stories. Maybe this is a Kickstarter book?

I would love to hear more

I would love to hear more backstoy on the demise of somesites like this one. Is it Progress or Failure?

So it's true. There is lots

So it's true. There is lots of space in that mall.

Keep up the good - and eerie - work. Pitcher, OK is next.

"The new Oldsmobiles are in

"The new Oldsmobiles are in early this year"

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