San Jose’s Santana Row: The Future of Shopping?Posted: October 14, 2011
By Ed Driscoll
Published: October 14, 2011
We take shopping malls for granted, although they’re actually a relatively new phenomenon, all things considered. The first indoor shopping mall in America opened in 1956 and is — not surprisingly — located in Minneapolis, which seems during wintertime to be located above the arctic circle. James Lileks has a section of his sprawling Website devoted to its history.