This Abandoned Outlet Mall Offers An Eerie Snapshot Of America’s Retail Past

This once-bustling outlet mall is now silently decaying in Virginia. Though it was built to resemble a beachside shopping plaza, the mall was shuttered store-by-store in the face of economic downturn. Now, its empty shops are crammed with old unsold goods and decorations. Read on to learn more about the site, and check out the haunting video below by YouTube user Brian Sterowski.

It’s tragic to see a place like this reduced to a shell of its former self, but touring the inside of this decaying structure is truly interesting. Check out the eerie video below by YouTube user Brian Sterowski: