Dying North DeKalb Mall Poised For New Life Under New Owner Edens
Bert Ackermann bought a couch 10 years ago from the Macy's at North DeKalb Mall. The couch is still in Ackermann's living room in the Clairmont Heights neighborhood, but the Macy's is gone, as are many of the storefronts that made the mall, at one point, the shopping hub of Northeast Atlanta.
“We're all watching that space and have watched it for a long as I've been here,” said Ackermann, the president of the Clairmont Heights Civic Association. "And I've watched it decline."A product of the early days of the indoor mall boom in the mid-1960s, North DeKalb Mall is now a relic, with…
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