It’s that time of year to dust off the ladders – and hang the lights! A very Southport Corridor Christmas around the neighborhood this year. It’s great to see – especially after a long 20 months of the pandemic.
The news of Abercrombie & Fitch has been one of the biggest commenting events on our social media platforms, and one of the highest views on the blog. However, many of you have commented about chain stores taking over and that you would rather shop small. Here’s some of the favorite small businesses on Southport Avenue in Chicago. Which one is your favorite(s)?
You may recall that a new Transit Oriented Development (TOD) has been proposed for 3647 N. Southport Avenue next to CVS. The final renderings are listed on Tom Tunney’s website, and the development has now started.
You may recall that a new Transit Oriented Development (TOD) has been proposed for 3647 N. Southport Avenue next to CVS. The final renderings are listed here on Tom Tunney’s website, and the development has been approved. Spotless Cleaners has closed, TBD on when Sushi Mura will exit. Expect construction to begin in 2018.
Another TOD has been proposed on Southport in the current location of both Spotless Cleaners and Sushi Mura next to CVS. There will be a meeting on Monday, October 17 at Mercury Theater at 7:00 PM to discuss this development according to the Southport Neighbors Association.
“Proposed Transit Oriented Development (TOD) at 3647-49 Southport: Learn about this proposed development, tentatively planned for 5 stories, 21 mostly 1 bedroom units, with 5 parking spots, 1 car share spot, and 42 bike parking spots.
This development is still in the planning stages, so it is extremely important that you attend Monday\’s meeting to learn all the details and to provide your input.”
In addition to this newly proposed TOD, these Southport TODs have already been approved:
The rain has finally stopped long enough for us to get our annual photos of the Southport Corridor during summertime. Some of these view will look quite different next summer with the addition of SoulCycle and J. Crew coming, along with the proposed Southport TOD.