David Barton Gym, the first and largest retail tenant to sign onto the long-anticipated Block 37 retail complex, has pulled out of the project.
The New York-based fitness club had planned to take 40,000 square feet on the top level of the four-story retail complex.
"Even though Block 37 has suffered a few delays, I do think that the project will be a success in the long term," said founder David Barton. "However, I have instead decided to focus on the Roosevelt Collection project which will cover the region effectively and makes more sense for my growth strategy."
The Roosevelt Collection is a mixed-use project including condos and retail on Roosevelt Road just south of the Loop.