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Shuttering Of Beard Papa's Marks Troubling Trend In Block37

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 11.27.2012 | Chicago

Loyal fans of Beard Papa's were deflated upon learning the Japanese cream puff company had abruptly closed its doors Monday afternoon as the latest ca...

Inside Block 37: Chicago's Bizarre And Empty Shopping Center

The A.V. Club Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Let's unload all of the clichés about Block 37 in one sentence: Block 37 is a high-profile project in the middle of the Loop with a long, storied his...

Which Way for O'Hare Express?

Curtis Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Curtis Black

Mayor Daley's vision for a high-speed train from O'Hare to a "superstation" under Block 37 at State and Randolph faces major hurdles.

Burlesque Circus Act Teatro ZinZanni Nearing Block 37 Deal

Crain's Chicago Business | Eddie Baeb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Block 37 is close to a deal with two new tenants, one of them a dinner theater troupe that combines burlesque and R-rated acrobatics....

Block 37 Developer Claims 13 Leases Signed Despite Foreclosure Suit

Chicago Real Estate Daily | Eddie Baeb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Developer Joseph Freed & Associates LLC has leases with 13 new retailers for Block 37, including cosmetics giant Sephora, even as Freed is embroiled i...

Block 37 Facing Foreclosure Effort

Crain's Chicago Business | Thomas A. Corfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A group of lenders led by Bank of America has filed a foreclosure lawsuit against Block 37, the mixed-use project under construction in the heart of t...

Block 37 Developer Has Control Stripped By Court

Crain's Chicago Business | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Joseph Freed & Associates LLC will be stripped of control of Block 37. ...

Loews Hotels Abandon Block 37 Plans

Crain's Chicago Business | Thomas A. Corfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Loews Hotels has walked away from an agreement to build a high-end hotel as part of the Block 37 development, despite getting the site for $1, dealing...

Apple, Lululemon Athletica Pulling Out Of Block 37

Crain's Chicago Business | Eddie Baeb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Apple Inc. has pulled the plug on plans for a store at Block 37, prompting another retailer to go to court to get out of its lease in the new mall, ac...

Who Stole the 'L' Stop at Washington/State?

Mike Doyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mike Doyle

It may be the biggest heist in Chicago history, folks, and it's right under our noses. Or our feet, anyway.

David Barton Gym Pulls Out Of Block 37

Chicago Tribune | Sandra M. Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

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...

Daley Proposes $12 Million For Block 37

Chicago Sun-Times | David Roeder and Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Downtown's Block 37 project, already one of the most tax-subsidized developments in city history, is in line for more money. Mayor Daley proposed Wed...

Aldermen Grill CTA Over Public Say

Chicago Tribune | Jon Hilkevitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago aldermen today blasted the lack of public involvement in how transit projects are selected, calling on the region's transit leaders to speed u...