Block 37 filling up the retail space for its upcoming opening!

Posted by ChicagoismynewBlog! on October 13, 2009

Block 37 close to deal with dinner-theater troupe

REAL ESTATE | Dinner-theater troupe close to signing lease, but space configurations remain

October 13, 2009

Block 37’s developers are close to leasing prime top-floor space along State Street to a dinner-theater troupe with elements of vaudeville and circus acts.

Teatro ZinZanni, based in Seattle, would take over around 40,000 square feet, sources close to the project said.  It would be on the fourth floor of the retail base being built on the block between the Daley Center and Macy’s.

The sources said an agreement could be signed by next week.  But ceiling heights and space configurations might be issues.  The troupe’s shows are under a vast tent said to be central to the performance.

Block 37, due to open this fall, is a project of Joseph Freed & Associates LLC.  Freed executives did not return calls and the firm’s spokeswoman, Jayne Thompson, would not discuss Teatro ZinZanni…

To read the full Sun Times article, CLICK HERE!


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