A snapshot of the mall's south central entryway. This section of the shopping hub went through a few alterations between 2012 and 2014. First off, a vacant cinema structure (the River Oaks 7 & 8) was surgically extracted from the mall. Then, its Professional Building office tower was demolished.
Photo from www.simon.com (Simon Property Group)

A nighttime aerial view of RIVER OAKS CENTER. That's the Sears store in the lower right, with the "Marshall-Macy's" in the upper left.
Photo from Wikipedia / "Vxia"

Gazing at a circa-2014 site plan, the outlook for Chi-Town's RIVER OAKS CENTER appears quite bleak. With two anchor spots empty and the three cinema structures and office tower now torn down, one wonders how long the mall can remain in business.