Ultra-high-speed Internet access is back on the map for Chicago’s South Side, with a new large-scale launch now in the planning stages for the former U.S. Steel South Works site redevelopment at 87th Street and South Lake Shore Drive.
Jovanis Bouargoub, owner of Chicago-based Porkchop, will open his latest meat-centric restaurant, Chop, in October. The 100-seat venue will open in the Roosevelt Collection Mall on the Near South Side.
Mariano's Fresh Market has confirmed it will open a new grocery store on the former U.S. Steel property, a deal that launches developer Dan McCaffery's ambitious $4 billion Lakeside project on the South Side site.
Mariano’s Fresh Markets announced it will build a new grocery store on the northeast corner of 87th Street and South Lake Shore Drive on the former U.S. Steel Works factory site — not far from a parcel in the same development being pitched as a future home of a Barack Obama presidential library.
Options for dining, shopping and recreation in the 53rd Street commercial corridor are highlighted in a new brochure, which will be available at high-traffic locations on the University of Chicago campus, at the Hyatt Place hotel and other locations.
On Wednesday of this week, developer Dan McCaffery, 25th ward alderman Danny Solís, and a handful of staff and students of the British School of Chicago participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for the upcoming South Loop campus of the school.
McCaffery Interests will break ground Wednesday on a private British School campus at the Roosevelt Collection, a controversial move that faced pushback from neighbors, resulting in some creative compromising.