Oak Park Mall Carousel Finally Kaput

And here's a tragic sign that yet another beloved institution is going the way of a suburban dead mall.

Check the damage . . .

The carousel’s last day is Oct. 15, says Kathryn Elliott, chief operating officer of Indoor Entertainment. Elliott said the mall asked them to move the carousel to a “less desirable location” within the mall, but the move would cost the company thousands of dollars.

Oak Park Mall, which opened in 1974, has had a carousel since at least the ’90s.

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Last call for rides: The carousel at Johnson County's Oak Park Mall is leaving

The mall has had a carousel for decades, but that's about to change. And this week, another kids attraction left as well.