Status Update: Hunting in an Urban Outfit
Jun09

Status Update: Hunting in an Urban Outfit

If you’re hunting for the Hunt Club in Viagra Triangle this summer, put away the harpoon.  It’s been replaced by a new building that will soon be the new location of the Gold Coast’s Urban Outfitters at 1100 North State Street. The Chicago Architecture Blog’s Daniel Schell put on his pith helmet safaried by recently to see how the transformation has gone, and it’s really quite amazing.  The new...

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Status Update: Maple & Ash – The New and Improved Hunt Club
Apr04

Status Update: Maple & Ash – The New and Improved Hunt Club

Chicago’s landmark Hunt Club is gone (1100 North State street).  Right now, it’s just a shallow pit filled with bricks and memories. Soon to rise in this space is an oversized three-story building.  The Hunt Club name will go away, and be replaced by “Maple and Ash” — a reference to woods used to cook some of the food.  Maple and Ash will take up the first two floors of the building.  The third floor will...

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