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Comment by cathyray on February 23, 2011 at 7:26am
sad to see page one crash.
Comment by Ron Da Bomb on February 23, 2011 at 8:32am
In my opinion Page One has been in a downward spiral for a few years now. It used to be one of my fave places to shop and hang out.
Comment by Hunter on February 23, 2011 at 9:10am
Maybe the County could buy the Anasazi and turn it into a community center.
Comment by once banned twice shy on February 23, 2011 at 9:45am
I don't think they CAN demolish the Anasazi until problems with the developer and his financers are settled, right?  Unless they exercise eminent domain, but that just adds another layer of litigation to what is likely already a crowded case.  It does look like crap, though.
Comment by hettie on February 23, 2011 at 12:02pm

I think a downsizing of page one is not the worst thing in the world. a lot of their current floor space is filled up with junk that's not books--the sort of useless crap you might buy as a last minute gift for someone, but certainly not stuff anyone needs. I also wonder about how robust their music sales are, as that seems to take up a pretty small corner of the store and I rarely see people browsing there (though I may just be there at the wrong time). hopefully they'll be able to successfully negotiate with their creditors and keep the operation afloat. it'd be a real shame to lose them.

 

this is a personal bias, but I'd be happy to see them relocate closer to the center of the city. I don't visit nearly as often as I might because it requires that I get in my car and drive across the city to montgomery and juan tabo. when I do go, it's to buy a specific book or trade in a stack I've been stockpiling, rather than just the casual browsing (and inevitable buying) that I assume helps keep bookstores afloat. maybe they could find a smaller space somewhere a bit south and west of where they are....

Comment by shotsie on February 23, 2011 at 4:27pm

You'd think that the owners of the strip mall where PageOne exists would just cut them a better deal on rent - there's a lot of large holes in that mall, which is basically anchored by Baskin Robbins and Radio Shack. It's not like they are going to fill that space soon.   

  Anyway, I actually use them as a boutique shopping place more than a bookstore - they usually have inexpensive cards, jewelry and gifts that are interesting - and it's close by my house (gifts for the women in my life!)  Maybe even the Unicef shop can find some space within PageOne. 

Comment by Hunter on February 23, 2011 at 7:47pm
The PageOne center is owned by KimCo out of New York.  Looking at their website I'd conclude having an anchor (PageOne is the largest space) that is an independent with one location is the exception for them.  I would expect them to fill the space with one of the multi-state chains they are already doing business with at their other centers.  And they have a lot of other centers.

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