The Berkshire Mall

Thinking outside the big box: Report pitches 5 possible new uses for Berkshire Mall

LANESBOROUGH — A new report charts possible uses of the shuttered Berkshire Mall, all of which embrace life after retail.And, most likely, under new ownership.The 31-year-old site could morph …

The 5 futures: Proposed Berkshire Mall plans The plainly titled "Berkshire Mall: Future Use Study" does more than suggest what-ifs. It fleshes out five possible new uses for the Lanesborough mall, which lost its last retailer this past spring, …
New owner of Berkshire Mall misses first tax payment of fiscal year LANESBOROUGH — In late June, an Ohio businessman gladdened hearts in Town Hall here when he paid off nearly $1 million in property taxes owned by the Berkshire Mall.Today, not so much. Durga …
Baseball in the Berkshires museum lays out post-mall plans PITTSFIELD — Seated at a table in The Berkshire Eagle offices, Larry Moore still smiles when he talks about his Baseball in the Berkshires museum. His road to opening the museum — first …
With no fight in cards, Berkshire Mall tenant looks for new home LANESBOROUGH — When the "End of the Road" came, Lance Madewell hoped it would have a roof. But as the date of that long-planned extravaganza neared this month, the owner of Truly Independent …
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Wayne Riniker knew his employer was in trouble — and had been since paying too much for this mall on a rise west of the Mississippi River. more
MASON CITY, Iowa — Two decades ago, Jean Thompson left her hometown here in north-central Iowa for a new life in Texas. A tragedy brought her back. more
LANESBOROUGH — The hour of 1 p.m. passed Wednesday with no property tax payment from the Berkshire Mall, pushing the owner a step closer to losing the property. Jodi Hollingsworth, tax … more
NORTHWOOD, Ohio — They came. They conversed. They clicked.Not their heels, like Dorothy in that movie, but with the same hope. Using electronic gizmos — ahem, "audience response system" … more
They came. They conversed. They clicked. Not their heels, like Dorothy in that movie, but with the same hope. more
I was taking one last look across the 100-acre moonscape of the former Woodville Mall, not quite obeying no-trespassing signs, when a blue pickup pulled up beside my car. more
LANESBOROUGH — The handful of tenants clinging to commercial life at the Berkshire Mall will get a say about whether the beleaguered shopping center will reopen. People arriving at the main … more
LANESBOROUGH — Though he is routinely late paying taxes, the Berkshire Mall's owner will be treated like anyone in arrears, town officials say.And so on Monday, a "courtesy notice" was being … more
LANESBOROUGH — Foot Locker staff at the Berkshire Mall are packing up sneakers and other apparel after selling their last merchandise Wednesday, joining a long flight of stores.The Foot Locker … more
LANESBOROUGH — Once again, the Berkshire Mall is closed.On Friday afternoon, two days after the building's owner missed his fourth property tax payment in a row, all entrances to the building … more

Photos: The Berkshire Mall though the Years

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