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The Rouse Company, founded by James W. Rouse (1914-1996) in 1939 was a publicly held shopping mall and community developer from 1956 until 2004 when General Growth Properties Inc. purchased the company. Rouse on the August 24, 1981 cover of TIME. James Wilson Rouse (April 26, 1914 - April 9, 1996) was a pioneering real estate developer civic activist, and later, free enterprise-based philanthropist. ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full year calendar). ... It has been suggested that Retail park be merged into this article or section. ... A community usually refers to a sociological group in a large place or collections of plant or animal organisms sharing an environment. ... Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... General Growth Properties NYSE: GGP is a publicly-traded real estate investment trust in the United States. ...


The Rouse Company built some of the first enclosed shopping malls, and it pioneered the development of festival marketplaces such as Faneuil Hall in Boston, Massachusetts, South Street Seaport in New York, New York, Harborplace in Baltimore, Maryland, Portside Festival Marketplace in Toledo, Ohio, and Bayside Marketplace in Miami, Florida. Faneuil Hall, located near the waterfront and todays Government Center in Boston, Massachusetts, has been a marketplace and a meeting hall since 1742. ... Nickname: City on the Hill, Beantown, Athens of America, The Hub (of the Universe)1 Location in Massachusetts, USA Counties Suffolk County  - Mayor Thomas M. Menino (D) Area    - City  89. ... A view of the South Street Seaport in New York with the Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Williamsburg bridges. ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ... Harborplace is a festival marketplace in Baltimore, Maryland, that opened in 1980 as a centerpiece of the revival of downtown Baltimore. ... Nickname: Monument City, Charm City, Mob Town[1][2], B-more Motto: The Greatest City in America,[3] Get in on it. ... Nickname: The Glass City Location in the state of Ohio Country United States State Ohio County Lucas Mayor Carty Finkbeiner (D) Area    - City 217. ... Inside view of Bayside Marketplace in downtown Miami, Florida. ... Miami redirects here. ...


Its community projects include the Village of Cross Keys in Baltimore, and the planned cities of Columbia, Maryland (where it is headquartered), Bridgelands, Texas and Summerlin, Nevada. The Rouse Company was an investor in The Woodlands, Texas. The Village of Cross Keys is an upscale area of Baltimore, Maryland. ... Nickname: Monument City, Charm City, Mob Town[1][2], B-more Motto: The Greatest City in America,[3] Get in on it. ... A New town or planned community or planned city is a city, town, or community that was designed from scratch, and grew up more or less following the plan. ... The People Tree statue has become a symbol of Columbia, Maryland. ... Summerlin is a 23,400 acre (94. ... The Woodlands is a census-designated place (CDP) and master-planned community located in the the counties of Montgomery and Harris in the state of Texas within the Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown metropolitan area. ...


In 1996, The Howard Hughes Corporation which had extensive property and other business interests became a subsidiary. On November 12, 2004, the Rouse Company was sold to General Growth Properties Inc., another shopping mall developer. 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... The Howard Hughes Corporation is a major real estate development and management company based in Las Vegas, Nevada, which was founded by Howard Hughes. ... November 12 is the 316th day of the year (317th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 49 days remaining. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... General Growth Properties NYSE: GGP is a publicly-traded real estate investment trust in the United States. ...


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James W. Rouse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (495 words)
His company coined the term "mall" to describe the development, which was an alternative to the more typical strip malls usually built in the suburbs.
Although in retrospect, many attribute the rise of the shopping mall as a major contributor to the decline of the city downtown core, Rouse's focus at the time was on the introduction of malls as a form of town center for the suburbs.
In the 1960s Rouse turned his focus on planned communities; his crowning achievement during that decade was Columbia, Maryland.
The Rouse Company - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (177 words)
The Rouse Company, founded by James W. Rouse (1914-1996) in 1939 and publicly held since 1956, is a shopping mall and community developer.
The Rouse Company built some of the first enclosed shopping malls, and it pioneered the development of festival marketplaces such as Faneuil Hall in Boston, Massachusetts, South Street Seaport in New York, New York, Waterside in Norfolk, Virginia, Harborplace in Baltimore, Maryland, and Bayside Marketplace in Miami, Florida.
The Rouse Company was an investor in The Woodlands, Texas.
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