Slice of Life: Former Gino’s East Site Gets Foundation Permit
Oct26

Slice of Life: Former Gino’s East Site Gets Foundation Permit

See what we did there? Seriously though, the Planet-Hollywood-turned-pizza-emporium (those slices? How about eye-sore-ium) Gino’s East site is one step closer to becoming a residential tower, now that the City of Chicago has issued a foundation permit for 167 West Erie Street. Foundation and Podium Superstructure (Levels LL1-9) permit to include parking (131 spaces), 1st floor retail and associated site work. A demolition permit...

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Gino’s East About to be Sliced Out of River North
Jul14

Gino’s East About to be Sliced Out of River North

It may not be an official Chicago landmark, but it’s certainly a cultural touchstone for tourists and locals who have so often given the instructions “When you see the giant pizza slices, you’re there.” The former Gino’s East pizza restaurant at 167 West Erie Street will soon be sliced and chewed into non-existance by a demolition crew and their mechanical masticators.  The Chicago Architecture...

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