SOPO Lounge in 2010 on Southport Avenue

#TBT (at Southport Corridor News and Events – Chicago, Illinois)

New Business Alert: Paperchase is coming to 3420 N. Southport Avenue

After two years of the former Einstein Bagels location being vacant, a permit has been issued to renovate the space. Paperchase, a store similar to Paper Source based in the UK, will be moving into this location. They have been listed on Yellow Pages as well, but movement has been non-existent.

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Mapping the vast change in and around Chicago’s Southport Corridor

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 over the next several months into 2016-17:

  1. 3451-53 N. Southport actively being marketed for lease
  2. LuluBelles Pancake House building now demolished and new retail/residences coming
  3. The Princess Club has moved to Roscoe Village and their space is currently for lease
  4. Chipotle is eyeing the Southport Corridor
  5. J. Crew is coming to 3423 N. Southport – see the rendering here
  6. SoulCycle is coming above J. Crew at 3423 N. Southport
  7. Ann Taylor’s ‘Lou & Grey’ now open at 3442 N. Southport
  8. Corridor Brewery is coming to 3446 N. Southport
  9. FedEx Southport location now marketed into a 12,000 sq. foot retail development (TBD)
  10. Coalfire Pizza now open at 3705 N. Southport
  11. Chicago Health Medical Center is opening next to Fleet Feet (officially name is TBD)
  12. B. Rose Salon has moved two door north to the former Pure Nirvana Spa location.
  13. A new restaurant from the owners of The Gage and GEMINI BISTRO is coming to 3335 N. Southport
  14. Mystic Celt bought by L3 and is actively being marketing for lease
  15. Einstein’s Bagel space is currently for lease
  16. Cullen’s is closed and The Mercury Theater will be opening a new establishment in it’s place
  17. Burger Boss is closed and is actively being marketed for lease
  18. Lole open at 3434 N. Southport
  19. Bitter Pops and Reverb coming to L3’s 3345 N. Lincoln Avenue
  20. Crosby’s Kitchen expanding with a new adult concept into the Wrigleyville Dental space
  21. Whole Foods coming to Lincoln, Ashland and Belmont
  22. Rise Sushi and Galleria Liquors to be replaced by this TOD
  23. The former spring yoga studio above Indira is actively being marketed
  24. Frankie’s on the Park is coming to 3708 N. Southport Avenue
  25. Large-scale development coming to 1356 W. Wellington Avenue
  26. “The Spanish Square” coming to the former El Pacifico site at 1358 W. Belmont
  27. The Former “Uncle Fun” building is demolished and will include a new mixed-use retail and residential development
  28. 3740 N. Southport office space for sale
  29. 3726 N. Southport is for lease
  30. TOD at 3400 N. Lincoln Avenue now under construction
  31. 3345 – 3355  N. Lincoln Avenue Development
  32. 3715 N. Southport is for lease
  33. 3430 N. Southport being actively marketed by L3 and Cushman and Wakefield (However this permit was just issued for a build-out)
  34. 5411 Empanadas coming to 3715 N. Southport
  35. 3451 N. Southport being actively marketed by L3 and Cushman and Wakefield

Einstein Bros Bagels on Southport Closing February 24, 2015.

Just posted on their window today and sent to us by a Facebook fan – wonder if there is something with that Chipolte rumor?

We have learned that many Einstein Bagel locations are closing this Tuesday in Chicago.

UPDATE: here’s the official statement from Einstein Bros Bagels:
“After careful evaluation, Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Inc. (“ENRGI”) has come to the difficult decision to close 39 underperforming restaurants, effective Tuesday, February 24, 2015. The company will continue to focus on its high-performing restaurants to ensure the future growth and success of the business. ENRGI values the continued support of its customers, and the dedication and hard work of all its employees.”

Fall 2014 on Chicago’s Southport Corridor

Take a tour of Southport with us during the fall of 2014!

Schoolyard Tavern

Justin\’s Bar and Grill
Potbelly, Einstein Bagels
Lakeview Insurance, Hot Mama
DavidsTea, Anthropologie
Splendid, Blue Mercury, FedEx
Krista K, Lange\’s Lounge
Benefit Cosmetics, That\’s Amore Florist
Anthropologie
She One, Anthony\’s Italian Ice, Southport Grocery
Lululemon
Lululemon
Lululemon
European Wax Center, Chase
Que Syrah, Stella Blue
Bank of America, Edible Arrangements
Music Box Theater
Froyo Chicago Southport
Blaine School
Tango Sur
Spencer\’s Jolly Posh Foods
Music Box
Mercury Theater, Candyality, Cullen\’s
Pasta Al Gusto
Sensational Bites
Click Shoes and More
Coalfire Pizza Southport
Coalfire Pizza
Coalfire Pizza
Julius Meinl
Cafe Tola
Jewel-Osco Southport
Sushi Mura, CVS
dog-a-holics
Lululemon
Butcher\’s Tap, Uncle Dan\’s Great Outdoors
Paper Source Southport
Francesca\’s Collection
k. hall designs / U.S. Apothecary
Crosby\’s Kitchen
Crosby\’s Kitchen
Splendid, Bluemercury, Aligned Modern Health
M2 Boutique, State St. Barbers
k. hall designs / U.S. Apothecary
Free People Southport, Mystic Celt
k. hall designs / U.S. Apothecary, Suvana
Gap, Einstein Bagels, Potbelly
Gap, Jeni\’s Splendid Ice Creams, Southport CTA
Rise Sushi, Fleet Feet Southport
Starbucks, Jeni\’s Ice Creams
Galleria Liquours
Athleta
Noodles & Company, Athleta, Southport Fitness
Fleet Feet Southport (under construction)
Pure Nirvana Spa
B. Rose Salon
Southport Lanes

Spring 2014 on the Southport Corridor

Finally getting nice again to walk around the neighborhood!

Schoolyard Tavern
The Princess Club
Southport Lanes
Justin\’s
Justin\’s
Jeni\’s Splendid Ice Creams
Gap Southport
Teavana (Under Construction)
Free People and Mystic Celt
Krista K and Lange\’s Lounge
Lange\’s Lounge
Splendid
Blue Mercury
Aligned Mordern Health
David\’s Tea
Anthropologie
She One and Anthony’s Italian Ice
Southport Grocery and Cafe
Lululemon
Lululemon
Southport’s People Spot (Under Construction)
Custom Eyes and Francesca’s Collection
M2, M4M, State Street Barbers
Sheil Park
Crosby’s Kitchen
Free People, Mystic Celt
Indira
Teavana, HomeMade Pizza Co.
Schoolyard Tavern
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