Marmon Car Showroom On Motor Row Could Shine Again After Renovation
Oct06

Marmon Car Showroom On Motor Row Could Shine Again After Renovation

A property tax incentive proposed last week by Mayor Rahm Emanuel would result in the renovation of the iconic Marmon Car Company showroom at 2230 South Michigan Avenue. The $14.8 million renovation cost would pay for a number of repairs to the Spanish revival style Motor Row showroom. You could call this the ultimate fixer-upper. The Marmon showroom needs a facelift to the terra cotta façade and cast-iron storefront and replacement...

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The South Loop’s Motor Row is “Moving Along,” Being Scouted by Investors
Feb04

The South Loop’s Motor Row is “Moving Along,” Being Scouted by Investors

  The long-term project turning portions of South Michigan, Indiana, and Wabash Avenues into an entertainment destination to complement McCormick Place is “moving along,” according to Second Ward Alderman Bob Fioretti. Speaking at an event recently, he told the audience that  there has been a lot of interest from developers ever since the city declared Motor Row an official entertainment district. We already know that rock...

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