Slice of Life: Train Target
Aug02

Slice of Life: Train Target

  One of the new Pink Line trains rumbles down South Wabash Avenue past the second-floor display windows of the new CityTarget (1 South State Street) at the Sullivan...

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CityTarget Chicago Now Open In The Loop – Four Days Early!
Jul25

CityTarget Chicago Now Open In The Loop – Four Days Early!

For months now, Target has been promising us that the new CityTarget Chicago in the Loop would open on Sunday, July 29th.  The Minneapolis company even plastered it on billboards and signs all around downtown.  But as if to say “Pysch!” to the entire downtown community, Target opened its doors at the Sullivan Center (33 South State Street) this morning.  And there was much rejoicing. Target did a great job of sliding a...

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Countdown to CityTarget
Jul09

Countdown to CityTarget

For close to a year, people have been wondering what impact the stuffing of a miniature Target store into a portion of the venerable Sullivan Center (33 South State Street) would have on the building.  As the store’s opening date approaches, we can see that it’s not that bad. There was a lot of concern in the neighborhood about Target’s renovation of the former Carson Pierie Scott space.  Some of it justified, like...

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CityTarget’s Holey Panels
Jun11

CityTarget’s Holey Panels

There’s just a little under two months to go until the new CityTarget opens at the Sullivan Center (33 South State Street) in the Loop. When we first brought you the details of this retail installation in the former Carson Pirie Scott space we mentioned that there woulod be red decorative panels in some of the windows.  The interesting thing about these panels is that they aren’t merely wood or plastic with a pattern on...

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Status Update: Loop Target/CityTarget
Jun01

Status Update: Loop Target/CityTarget

One of our Loop spies e-mailed us pictures last night of progress on the new CityTarget at the Sullivan Center (33 South State Street).  The downtown outlet of big box retailer Target will be the opposite of the downtown outlet of big box retailer Wal-Mart, which focuses almost entirely on food at its Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market at Presidential Towers (555 West Madison Street).  Instead, CityTarget will carry mostly a selection of...

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Five Things to Know About the New Loop CityTarget

Following the announcement that Target is going to open a CityTarget (Not to be confused with SuperTarget, or Target Greatland, or any other Targets), here are some interesting details about the project: This is the first Target store inside a National Historic Landmark. Only about half of the 124,000 square foot store will be retail floor space.  The rest will be stock rooms, offices, and such. It will be the first new CityTarget in...

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