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Westminster Arcade, America’s Oldest Shopping Mall, is Still Standing

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Long before the days of glitzy, sprawling suburban malls, the Westminster Arcade in Providence, RI, became one of America’s first enclosed shopping malls. The Westminster Arcade, which replicated similar successful concepts overseas as well as a couple of less-successful attempts in the U.S., bared only a slight resemblance to modern......