How Immigrant Entrepreneurs Are Key To Rethinking Dying Retail Spaces

“We try to help the artisans back home. They make the least and work the hardest. More than anything, we want the kids growing up here to keep learning about their culture.”

By Miguel PerezApril 17, 2019 9:30 am, , , ,

From KERA:

Plaza Garland is an indoor marketplace where mariachi bands play regularly and merchants sell everything from Mexican ice cream and custom-made piñatas to gold jewelry and handmade toys.

It’s nothing like the old Kmart that used to stand in its place.

The building sat empty and abandoned after the struggling retailer jumped ship more than a decade ago.

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