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Postby Sammy Sofa » Tue Nov 24, 2015 10:21 pm

It looks like a University of Phoenix campus.

































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Postby jumbo » Wed Nov 25, 2015 4:35 am

David wrote:and i was hoping they were actually going to restore that groundskeepers cottage and get the 35 layers of whitish greyish paint off of it but it looks like it's going to stay that way. maybe it always was but it'd look 1000x better as just brick.


That paint is structural now

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Postby Sammy Sofa » Wed Nov 25, 2015 9:11 am

It looks like a [expletive] suburban office park, but they own it, so, yay.
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Postby David » Wed Nov 25, 2015 9:18 am

i think if the metal on the exterior were painted green, it would help a lot.
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Postby J.R. » Wed Nov 25, 2015 10:23 pm

David wrote:and i was hoping they were actually going to restore that groundskeepers cottage and get the 35 layers of whitish greyish paint off of it but it looks like it's going to stay that way. maybe it always was but it'd look 1000x better as just brick.

appears that they didn't bother to retouch the photo - you can see it is in a state of demolition.

for some reason this design reminds me of the mesa facilities

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Postby snoodmonger » Sat Nov 28, 2015 4:44 pm

David wrote:looks like some new renderings of the plaza building/area

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I can practically smell the Sbarro wafting up from the restaurant level.

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Postby seanimal » Fri Dec 04, 2015 10:21 pm

they're replacing the bulbs with the original led's
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Postby David » Wed Dec 09, 2015 10:29 am

http://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20151208 ... rk-nearing

Tunney also said the nearby McDonald's, 3620 N. Clark St., will close in the first quarter of 2016, making way for a hotel that will house the fast food eatery on its first floor when complete.


Sooo no McDonald's next season
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Postby David » Thu Dec 10, 2015 9:56 am

sooo with a new 3B concourse next year does that mean we'll (non bleacher people) be getting hot dougs?

i think it does.
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Postby Old Style » Thu Dec 10, 2015 10:07 am

Banedon wrote:Image

They sent it to this guy.

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Postby Sammy Sofa » Thu Dec 10, 2015 10:12 am

David wrote:http://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20151208/wrigleyville/goose-island-wrigleyville-closed-for-good----addison-park-on-clark-nearing

Tunney also said the nearby McDonald's, 3620 N. Clark St., will close in the first quarter of 2016, making way for a hotel that will house the fast food eatery on its first floor when complete.


Sooo no McDonald's next season


A hotel infested with the stench of McDonald's? Yeeeesh.
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Postby jersey cubs fan » Thu Dec 10, 2015 10:15 am

Sammy Sofa wrote:
David wrote:http://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20151208/wrigleyville/goose-island-wrigleyville-closed-for-good----addison-park-on-clark-nearing

Tunney also said the nearby McDonald's, 3620 N. Clark St., will close in the first quarter of 2016, making way for a hotel that will house the fast food eatery on its first floor when complete.


Sooo no McDonald's next season


A hotel infested with the stench of McDonald's? Yeeeesh.


Seriously, that hotel is going to be a dump. You can't have a freaking fast food restaurant in your lobby.
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Postby Sammy Sofa » Thu Dec 10, 2015 10:17 am

jersey cubs fan wrote:
Sammy Sofa wrote:
David wrote:http://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20151208/wrigleyville/goose-island-wrigleyville-closed-for-good----addison-park-on-clark-nearing

Tunney also said the nearby McDonald's, 3620 N. Clark St., will close in the first quarter of 2016, making way for a hotel that will house the fast food eatery on its first floor when complete.


Sooo no McDonald's next season


A hotel infested with the stench of McDonald's? Yeeeesh.


Seriously, that hotel is going to be a dump. You can't have a freaking fast food restaurant in your lobby.


Yeah, it was already a lock to quickly become a dump with a baseball stadium and [expletive] Wrigleyville right next door; this is just an especially rank cherry on top.
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Postby David » Thu Dec 10, 2015 10:25 am

i doubt it'd be in the lobby...probably a retail storefront type deal on clark.

they're not gonna want all the mcdonalds riff raff going through the lobby of the expensive boutique hotel
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Postby jersey cubs fan » Thu Dec 10, 2015 10:27 am

David wrote:i doubt it'd be in the lobby...probably a retail storefront type deal on clark.

It will be on the first floor of a building that will not have that large of a footprint. Maybe it won't be directly linked to the hotel, but it will effectively be there.



It will have a street facing main entrance but I would not be surprised if they also an option for hotel guests to go straight in there from the lobby. Lots of hotels with restaurants attached operate that way.

It's still going to leave a massive cloud of greasy air for the guests to live in, regardless of where the entrance is. Also, I think they're using the word "boutique" very liberally here.
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Postby Sammy Sofa » Thu Dec 10, 2015 10:34 am

jersey cubs fan wrote:
David wrote:i doubt it'd be in the lobby...probably a retail storefront type deal on clark.

It will be on the first floor of a building that will not have that large of a footprint. Maybe it won't be directly linked to the hotel, but it will effectively be there.



It will have a street facing main entrance but I would not be surprised if they also an option for hotel guests to go straight in there from the lobby. Lots of hotels with restaurants attached operate that way.

It's still going to leave a massive cloud of greasy air for the guests to live in, regardless of where the entrance is. Also, I think they're using the word "boutique" very liberally here.


I think David is going to end up in a very Howard Hughes-esque situation in that hotel.
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Re: Wrigley Renovation Thread

Postby David » Tue Dec 22, 2015 8:24 am



not really wrigley renovation but this is apparently still in the works
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Re: Wrigley Renovation Thread

Postby UMFan83 » Tue Dec 22, 2015 8:36 am

David wrote:https://twitter.com/DNAinfoCHI/status/679299044225642496

not really wrigley renovation but this is apparently still in the works


Man it takes years to get [expletive] done in Wrigleyville. I had long forgotten about this....had to be proposed originally around 2007.

The triangle building has been discussed since at least 2004 and is finally going up.
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Re: Wrigley Renovation Thread

Postby KingCubsFan » Tue Dec 22, 2015 9:40 am

jersey cubs fan wrote:
Sammy Sofa wrote:
David wrote:http://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20151208/wrigleyville/goose-island-wrigleyville-closed-for-good----addison-park-on-clark-nearing

Tunney also said the nearby McDonald's, 3620 N. Clark St., will close in the first quarter of 2016, making way for a hotel that will house the fast food eatery on its first floor when complete.


Sooo no McDonald's next season


A hotel infested with the stench of McDonald's? Yeeeesh.


Seriously, that hotel is going to be a dump. You can't have a freaking fast food restaurant in your lobby.

Unfortunately, I think it was part of the agreement when they bought the land from whoever owned the McDonald's.

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Re: Wrigley Renovation Thread

Postby David » Tue Dec 22, 2015 9:50 am

regardless, this is 2015. the "stench" or cloud of greasy air or whatever the hell in the hotel is not going to be an actual thing.
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Postby Sammy Sofa » Tue Dec 22, 2015 2:25 pm

Sammy Sofa wrote:I think David is going to end up in a very Howard Hughes-esque situation in that hotel.
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Re: Wrigley Renovation Thread

Postby David » Tue Dec 22, 2015 2:37 pm

maybe if it did smell like wonderful mcdonalds fries
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