The L.L. Bean store at the Mall in Columbia is slated to be demolished and replaced with a smaller L.L. Bean location, according to .
A meeting this evening at 6:30 p.m. at Howard Community College will provide more insight into General Growth Properties' plans to add 43,500 square feet of new retail space to the mall. As part of that plan, the L.L. Bean store will be removed to make room for a path that will connect the mall with the lakefront.