A Very Southport Corridor Christmas

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.


Shopping small on Southport Avenue

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)?

Touring Chicago’s Southport Corridor – Addison to Grace Street

A tour around Lakeview’s Southport Corridor neighborhood in Chicago during the Early Fall of 2021

Tour Time! Shopping, eating and playing between Addison and Grace Streets along Southport Avenue during the early Fall of 2021.

3647 N. Southport Transit Oriented Development project 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 on Tom Tunney’s website, and the development has now started.

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Sushi Mura is officially closed

Sushi Mura is officially closed but looking to be back in 2019. Look for construction to start soon on a mixed use transit oriented development. See details in the blog. (at Sushi Mura)

Sushi Mura officially closed, TOD development coming

Sushi Mura is now officially closed, and construction will begin shortly for a new mixed-use TOD development (rendering below). Look for Sushi Mura to make a comeback in 2019 per their Facebook page.

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3647 N. Southport TOD Development Approved

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.

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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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Proposed Transit Oriented Development (TOD) at 3647-49 Southport Avenue

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.

From Southport Neighbors:

“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:

Curbed Chicago has a great write-up of the benefits of Transit Orient Developments (TODs) that you can read here.

Here are the renderings and documentation from Tom Tunney\’s website:

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Summer 2015 on Chicago’s Southport Corridor

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.

Evereve and Lou & Grey

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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
She One, Anthony\’s Italian Ice, Southport Grocery
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
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
Noodles & Company, Athleta, Southport Fitness
Fleet Feet Southport (under construction)
Pure Nirvana Spa
B. Rose Salon
Southport Lanes
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