Top Articles of 2023: 11 of the Strangest/Coolest Items Sold at the Lakeforest Mall Auction

As 2023 winds down, we wanted to share with you some of the most-read articles of 2023. This article was originally published on June 10, 2023.

You now have the opportunity to own a piece of Lakeforest Mall. Capital Auctions has listed over 1000 items from inside of the mall, including fixtures from stores, decorative pieces, and more. Below, we’ve listed 11 of the strangest/coolest items (depending on how you look at it), in no particular order, with the price they’re going for as of 7:30am on Saturday, June 10th (video on the auction available after the items listed):

A portable shower- $1.50

• The food court canoe (with grapes in it)- $2.00

• Three giant hanging birds that are currently hanging from the ceiling of the mall and must be uninstalled by the buyer- $105.00

• An outdoor trash receptacle that has likely seen plenty- $1.00

• Safe without combination from Subway- $1.00

• Huge lot of holiday decor that looks like it consists of the decorations found across the mall during the holiday season for the last few decades- $2,025

• A mall directory, but not just the directory…the entire structure that holds it as well- $1.00

 Large Tool Kit used to install and fix things around the mall for years- $590

• A 9 foot tall Statue of Liberty- $205

A Lakeforest Mall branded 2014 Chevy Silverado with 21,000+ miles- $14,300

The entire play area with the surrounding wall included- $105

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