Goodnight Sears, Goodnight


I like looking at photos of abandoned buildings. Something about places seeming frozen in time, I guess, as if waiting for their people to come back.

The Eaton Centre space occupied by Sears won’t be empty for long; only until Nordstrom moves in. But it’s interesting all the same, to observe the dismantling.

Sears Leaves Downtown: inside the dying days of a Toronto retail institution

Eaton’s stores, gone. Sears stores, gone. Woolco, Woolworths. What is it about retail that can make me so wistful?