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During the flood, there was seven and one half feet of water in the Holiday Mall, destroying everything in the mall. The city of East Grand Forks decided to buy the mall and renovate it to provide a home to businesses displaced by the flood. At first, the mall was considered to be a temporary home for businesses, to be torn down after the rest of downtown was rebuilt. After Cabela's made a commitment to build downtown, the city decided to expand the mall. The expansion opened in the fall of 1999, along with a Crafts Direct craft supply store in the original part of the mall. The expanded mall was renamed the Riverwalk Center.
Some of the businesses in the Riverwalk Center:
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