Abandoned Malls From Around the World

Rolling Acres Mall – Akron, Ohio

The Rolling Acres Mall originally opened in 1975 but closed in 2008 after 33 years of business. As more and more stores pulled out of the mall, the loss of sales forced it to shut down when electricity bills couldn’t be paid. 

Check out how the abandoned mall fares in the winter months in the next slide. 

Rolling Acres Mall – Akron, Ohio

Due to its failing structure, the abandoned mall becomes a winter wonderland with fresh snow. 

The building went through a series of failed purchases from different buyers and was eventually demolished. As of 2019, all of its stores were demolished aside from the former Sears building, The mall’s site was purchased by Amazon in July of 2019 with the hopes of creating a new distribution center.