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Mall developer Zorensky dies

By AP/KWMU

St. Louis, MO – The man who developed the Northwest and Crestwood plazas and helped create the St. Louis Galleria died Saturday.

Louis Zorensky was 88; he'll be buried Monday.

He was an early supporter of the regional shopping center concept anchored with major department stores. The Zorensky family opened the area's first regional shopping center, Crestwood Plaza, with two department stores in 1957.

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