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Can Ledgewood Mall be saved? - New Owner's propose Changes to Roxbury Planning Board

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After the sale of Ledgewood Mall a year ago, the new owners are coming forward with their new development and revitalization strategy.

As, first reported by TapintoRoxbury.

Architect Charles Dietz, representing the mall's new owners, spoke this week before the Roxbury Planning Board. His presentation was part of the first appearance before the board by the developers, who are seeking preliminary site plan approval.

Dietz told the panel that enclosed malls, like Ledgewood Mall, are the dinosaurs of the retail world. Because of that, the developers of the proposed Shops at Ledgewood Commons plan to convert the floundering indoor mall on Route 10 into a shopping center similar in design to the nearby Roxbury Mall; Gone will be the indoor corridors and storefronts. All businesses in Ledgewood Commons will have exterior entries only.

Read the full article at TapintoRoxbury

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