Biltmore Fashion Park used to be so full of itself. Once, about 10 years ago, I went there to buy a wedding band, and no one would wait on me. I visited each of the mall's jewelry shops, as well as the jewelry counters in two department stores, and none of the clerks would do more than glance up at me. I was wearing rather expensive deck shoes and had a crease in my khakis, but the help treated me like I'd just come in from a barn, smelling rank... More >>>
Biltmore (or less): Bits of this much-loved mall remain after the initial stages of its ongoing face lift. Clockwise from left: Westcor's logo on the streetfront sign; a pair of rehabbed walkways; the largely unchanged center garden in front of Saks.