Shopping for Space, Health Systems Make Over Malls

National Public Radio, Apr. 26, 2022–Blake Farmer
Hickory Hollow Mall, a full 1.1 million square feet of retail space in southeastern Nashville, was once the largest shopping center in Tennessee. But like many malls, it’s been in a downward death spiral for more than a decade. Now Vanderbilt University Medical Center plans to lease the space and use it for medical clinics.