What’s Happening with Southport Avenue in 2019?

Whether you are new to the area or a long-time resident, one thing is for certain: nothing is permanent except change. So if you can’t keep up with all of the changes happening to Chicago’s Southport Corridor, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.
Here is a summary of what to expect in 2019:
  1. TOD development at 3200 N. Southport under construction (Former Flattop Grill space)
  2. TOD development under construction at 3647 N. Southport
  3. TOD development coming to 3401 N. Southport
  4. The Spanish Square restaurant is now closed
  5. Hux Hemp is now open at 3714 N. Southport
  6. Retail rumor that Johnny Was may be coming to Southport
  7. Condos coming to 3150 N. Southport, Byline Bank location to move during construction
  8. Large-scale mixed-use development coming to 1356 W. Wellington Avenue 
  9. Big City Optical has moved into the former Frankies on the Park location at 3708 N. Southport
  10. 3740 N. Southport (Formerly Chaz\’s Real Estate Space) is now a nail salon
  11. StretchLab is now open
  12. Taco Bell on Addison is now closed and is will be replaced by Planet Granite and additional retail
  13. Ivivva by Lululemon is closed. Space currently for lease
  14. The auto body shop on Addison by Wrigley Field will be replaced by a new development
  15. 1035 W. Addison to be redeveloped 
  16. The former Blue Bayou space is for lease
  17. Basics Salon at 3542 N. Southport is currently for lease or for for a possible TOD redevelopment in 2019-2020
  18. Addison & Clark development is underway; Shake Shack, Cinemex Movie Theater, Harley Davidson and Lucky Strike will be anchor tenants
  19. Cafe Tola is expanding into the Sweet Sensations former space
  20. And please, someone do something with this building!!!!

2 thoughts on “What’s Happening with Southport Avenue in 2019?”

  1. This is a fun place with a two-faced appeal. The top floor of venue NYC is for all that sass and oomph. It was super packed, but we just wanted to check it out. Loved the solid selection of quality craft beers.


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