Fall 2016 on Chicago’s Southport Corridor

A great fall day on Chicago’s Southport Corridor made for perfect pictures around The ‘Port.

Indira, Coda Di Volpe, Southport Lanes

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Tween Fashion Frankie’s on the Park Coming to Southport

Lincoln Park and Santa Monica, CA’s Frankie’s on the Park, a tween fashion store is coming to 3708 N. Southport Avenue, across the street from the new Coalfire Pizza and next door to Subway.  You can read more about Frankie’s here from their website.

From Crain’s Chicago Business:

Frankie’s on the Park, a boutique marketplace for tween and teen girls, is opening its second Chicago store in September at 3708 N. Southport Ave. in Lakeview. Founded by Lisa Burik in 2008, Frankie’s on the Park also has locations at 2322 N. Clark St. in Lincoln Park and in Santa Monica, Calif. Crain’s Chicago Business reported on Frankie’s in a 2010 story about entrepreneurs serving the tween market.

Think this will be a good addition to the neighborhood?

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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
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