Scenes from a Mall (40 images)
Beverly Center, the giant high-end mall from the days, long ago, when America was a mall culture, has a new skin, and a new look, that catches the light nicely. It doesn't matter. Malls are half-empty now. Many are gone. America moved on. Beverly Center is just spooky now. So is the neighborhood. It's full of oddities – and in the middle of it all there's the dramatic new Gindi Maimonides Academy with its bold colors and odd angles. Maimonides was that medieval Sephardic Jewish...