The nadir of the mall. By the time this page goes up, construction of a new office tower on this spot will be underway. This is the abandoned storefront for a Rocky Rococo pizza joint; it went out of business years ago, and the store remained unused. Next door was a McDonald’s that also managed to close, which is no mean feat. It was a nice place when it opened, in a way, but as the block sunk the clientele shifted from office worker to idle young men, and the former group stuck to the food courts.

Before we leave the block, let's take a look at Powers department store.