Evergreen Park Mayor Jim Sexton knows where he’ll be at 11 a.m. Wednesday. And he knows that a lot of longtime Southland residents may join him, camera phones in hand, to record the start of a historic event. That’s when the first wrecking ball is scheduled to slam into The Plaza, the 63-year-old mall at 95th Street and Western Avenue. The Plaza is being demolished to make room for a smaller shopping center — Evergreen Marketplace will be an outdoor mall of 30 to 40 stores facing Western Avenue. Sexton refrained Thursday from naming potential retailers but mentioned previously that Dick’s Sporting Goods and Whole Foods were interested in the new mall.
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