Cerner ripple effect: Three Trails Campus is catalyst for future
August 29, 2014
Bannister Mall opened in August 1980, a few months after
Julie Wilson finished her fourth all-state basketball season at Lee’s Summit
“That was before (Interstate) 470
was there,” Wilson said. “We used to take Bannister Road to Bannister Mall. It
was the closest mall.”
Through the early ’90s, it also
boasted the highest sales of any metro-area mall. But in 2009, Bannister Mall
was demolished, the victim of an economic decline that’s sucked 1,600 acres of
south Kansas City into blight designation.
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