Dixie Square Mall slated to be demoli...

Dixie Square Mall slated to be demolished

There are 11 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Feb 15, 2012, titled Dixie Square Mall slated to be demolished. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

The site of abandoned Dixie Square Mall in Harvey. The mall was abandoned more the 30 years ago and is finally scheduled for demolition.

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Mano

Tinley Park, IL

#1 Feb 16, 2012
So kellog thinks if you get some idiot to build a restaurant or store at the old mall people will come to Harvey. Are you kidding? Who will come to gangster nation? The only spending will be done with a link card. It will sit empty.
res

Tinley Park, IL

#2 Feb 16, 2012
A steak and lemondade, barber shop, cell phone store, Harolds, .....
Get Off My Lawn

Venice, FL

#3 Feb 16, 2012
I just read the Tribune article.

Pat Quinn quoting the Bible; what a bloody hypocrite!

And then "Mayor" Kellogg blaming the filming of the movie for leaving an eysore in Harvey! Uh, Mayor, the mall was already closed and Harvey was already an eysore when they filmed the movie back in 1979 - 1980.

What a laugh is this so called "Leadership" !

Mano, you are right on! Who will come to gangstah nation? I sure won't, not unarmed anyway!
John

Oak Lawn, IL

#4 Feb 17, 2012
biggest mistake will be stopping the demolishion at the Mall. Heck it may of been the nicest building in that slum town. Hey Did mayor Kellog ever get his Cocain back?
John

Oak Lawn, IL

#5 Feb 17, 2012
Maybe they can put a soup line a meth clinic a homeless shelter , unemployment office and a cocain dealer for Kellogg there. The whole Chicago area laughs at Harvey Illinois
Get Off My Lawn

Venice, FL

#6 Feb 17, 2012
John wrote:
biggest mistake will be stopping the demolishion at the Mall. Heck it may of been the nicest building in that slum town. Hey Did mayor Kellog ever get his Cocain back?
That's funny!

The last time I saw what was left of that mall was back in 1998. I tried to make my own detour around some bad traffic on the expressway (I'll never do that again) and endangered my wife and myself by driving through there. What a total hell-hole around there!

That was 14 years ago and the Mall looked like a ruin from the Roman Empire even then! It could only have gotten worse!
DaTruth

Melrose Park, IL

#7 Feb 17, 2012
Hahaha pity the idiots who speak ill of Harvey all of this TALK but yet nobody will cone forward and do anything about it I'm glad they tearing it down hell if it becomes a blank lot I don't give a dam anything is better than that piece of shirt building sitting there in ruins and Chicago can't laugh at NO city with all the shit they got going on......
Mano

Tinley Park, IL

#8 Feb 18, 2012
Don't pity me truth, I'm good. Who do you want to come fix that joke of a city? The citizens keep voting in criminals. There's a start. Nobody really gives a crap about it but it is a joke.
pookie

Phoenix, AZ

#9 Feb 28, 2012
WOW I remember when Dixie Square was THE mall in the early 70's. During holidays the parking lot was full up to Dixie Hyway! We lived on Western Ave, near the mall. When Blues Bros was being filmed @ night I could hear tires squealing and sirens. Thought it was legitiment police activity.
Matty

Chicago, IL

#11 Dec 26, 2012
I'm not old enough to remember Harvy Il. not being some run down shirt hole , the best thing that ever happened to Harvey in recent decades is when the Blues Bros. came to Dixie Square and tore it up .
midloguy30

Midlothian, IL

#12 Jan 6, 2013
wise posts.

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