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August 20th, 2018 by: Brandon Benevento

Flat Roofs and Long Leases: Technologies of Maintenance at the Great American Strip Mall

As landlord of the King’s Court Shopping Plaza, I pick up lots of trash. Once upon a time, I took the litter personally, as if picking it up one day, the place should stay clean the next. Now, I take it like weather. Heavy or light, it will be there. Scratch-offs and floss picks; duck-sauce…

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