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Big shopping mall on 5th

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Big shopping mall on 5th

Friends there now

Mentioned they are closing down 11 blocks of stores for a big shopping mall

What a shame

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1. Re: Big shopping mall on 5th

I wonder if they mean Ave 5 to Ave 15 which is really only 2 blocks. Or going south to north and 11 real blocks would be from about Ave Juarez to Constituyentes which just does not make any sense.

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2. Re: Big shopping mall on 5th

Yuck. If I wanted that, I'd go to Isla Mall in Cancun.

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3. Re: Big shopping mall on 5th

Yeah, can't be 11 blocks...

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4. Re: Big shopping mall on 5th

I thought maybe 1-2 blocks as well

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5. Re: Big shopping mall on 5th

Noooooooo! In deed, what a shame! Not there until March, (Playacar) long time to wait. Will be interesting to see the changes in PDC, last visit into town was 2011. Would prefer the constant haggling then a mall any day!

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6. Re: Big shopping mall on 5th

I wonder if it could be the 5ta ALEGRIA Mall they're discussing on the playa.info forum. Looks like some outlets are already open???

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7. Re: Big shopping mall on 5th

I assumed it was, Bob...

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8. Re: Big shopping mall on 5th

Unfortunately that area was a very pretty and nice place for Playa pedestrians, galleries, unique little shops, etc.

Those who don't care for mall shopping will need to widen their exploration of the city to find the more traditional areas, restaurants, etc. That's a plus.

I haven't mall shopped in years and years.

This development does provide employment opportunities, That's a plus.

However, I will not be in need of a Gucci bag.

So there are other businesses who will also benefit from me and like minded visitors.

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9. Re: Big shopping mall on 5th

"Unfortunately that area was a very pretty and nice place for Playa pedestrians, galleries, unique little shops, etc."

5ta ALEGRIA Mall is on the SW corner of 5th and constituyentes,

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10. Re: Big shopping mall on 5th

Huh- I heard the Calle Corozon area was slated for this mall. Am I mixed up in my mind? Well we know that's true but do I have my coordinates mixed?