Cabs Move For South Loop-Area E-sports Arena
Mar22

Cabs Move For South Loop-Area E-sports Arena

A couple of weeks ago, we told you about plans for a new e-sports arena just off State Street near McCormick Place. Now our tip line has scored with pictures of the site sent in by South Loop Spy Alex. March, 2021 photograph of 2500 South Wabash Avenue. (Courtesy of South Loop Spy Alex.) The location, 2500 South Wabash Avenue, is the former home of the Chicago Carriage Cab company. Today it sports a public notice about Smash...

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Sports Arena Planned Near McCormick More Joystick than Placekick
Mar01

Sports Arena Planned Near McCormick More Joystick than Placekick

The people behind SMASH Hotels are ready to have an impact on Chicago’s near south side.  Smash INTERACTIVE (shout when you say that) is ready to ask the Chicago Plan Commission for permission to build an e-sports arena on an industrial plot at the southeast corner of the Stevenson Expressway and the CTA Green Line flyover. Location of the proposed e-sports arena at 2500 South Wabash Avenue. (Via Apple Maps) You may know the...

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