New in Corridor Capital’s Chicago neighborhood: Chicago Union Station Redevelopment Includes 5 New Towers, Food Hall, Rooftop Plaza

May 25, 2017

Editor’s note: The impressive, stately, and over-burdened Chicago Union Station is receiving some long term help with a massive redevelopment project which will help bring the venerable station property to it full potential as both a real estate property and vibrant passenger train terminal and Midwest passenger hub.

Corridor Capital’s headquarters is directly across the street from Chicago Union Station in the historic Metra Center Building, originally built and opened as the headquarters of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad.

Click here to see the original story about Corridor Capital’s home, and continue reading below to see photographs, illustrations, and read the story about the excitement of the coming look and feel of Chicago Union Station. – CCRail.com Editor

Metra Center

Union Station Redevelopment Includes 5 New Towers, Food Hall, Rooftop Plaza

By David Mathews, DNA Info Chicago

DOWNTOWN — Amtrak and City Hall have picked a developer for a colossal redevelopment of Union Station, a more than $1 billion endeavor that calls for five new high-rises as well as public plazas and a swanky food hall.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Amtrak CEO Wick Moorman will announce Thursday that Chicago-based Riverside Investment and Development will lead the ambitious project, which City Hall expects to be built in three phases over six years.

If built, the development would add 3.1 million square feet of new commercial space to the area and generate 7,000-8,000 permanent jobs, Emanuel’s office said in a statement late Wednesday.

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