Crain’s: Chicago shopping strips on Southport, Armitage and Damen recover from 2020

The shopping corridors on Armitage, Southport and Damen avenues bounced back last year after 2020 doldrums, according to a new analysis from Stone Real Estate.
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Damen, Armitage and Southport are changing. Can their quirky vibes be maintained?

Article from The Chicago Tribune, 2017

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Steingold’s Expanding; Southport has been “a beacon of light” during COVID compared to Armitage and Damen Avenues

Aaron Steingold says his deli on Southport Avenue is doing 2.5 times more orders per month than it did in its previous location. He’s preparing to expand into an adjacent storefront.

With shoppers venturing out again, neighborhood retail corridors in Chicago are seeking paths to post-COVID prosperity.

A look at shopping strips on Damen, Armitage and Southport avenues reveals the challenges of adapting to a retail landscape altered by the pandemic.

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