Eastridge Mall White Mountain Mall. I can't wait to return to Chicago to eat at this restaurant again! Closed Now Hours Today: Brookfield Properties Retail Group. Service was great and food came out fast.
Additional data fields available. Building pinpoint Footprint type Gross floor area. Structure in General Building type. The tower houses a Ritz Carlton Hotel, offices, and condominiums. The shopping mall is centered around an eight story terraced atrium with the most famous elevators in Chicago, housed in three bundled hexagonal glass tubes.
When the mall was built it had enough shopping space to contain all existing stores on Michigan Avenue from the river to Oak Street. World's tallest reinforced concrete building from to ; surpassed by South Wacker , also in Chicago. In the entrance was renovated and show windows were inserted into the facade above the arcade.
The shopping center was the first of three large indoor malls built near the Water Tower. The others are at North Michigan and Chicago Place. The main entrance to the mall is a two-story set of escalators, with a waterfall between them and winding staircases at the sides. My wife had steak tartare and it was inedible.
The waiter was fabulous. For lunch, the veggie burger and shrimp sandwich was amazing! I highly recommend the bird in a biscuit.. Great place to bring the family for a casual relaxed dinner. Service was great and food came out fast. It's got to be one of Chicago's best keep secrets!
Clean with great service. Much better than the Lombard location. One of the best meals, presentation and service I have experienced in Chicago.
Mauro is an exceptional chef. We arrived at 6pm so we had day and night view of Chicago. The food was delicious and the service great!! The staff knows me by name. I always get Karen as my server. Decades after its construction, its residences and hotel remain sought after addresses, and the mall is typically fully leased, drawing large enough crowds that some retailers operate outlets both inside the mall and outside it along Michigan Avenue.
The condo units in the tower were designed in In a recessionary market, the company was given the challenge of demonstrating the product and obtaining hard contracts before construction began. This was a challenging assignment in the recessionary climate of — A detailed product research study was conducted by Gary S.
Meyers  , which included examining on a room-by-room basis over luxury high-rise condominiums in the Chicago metropolitan area and a like number around the nation. The product analysis was then compared with sales velocities of other projects to determine buyer needs and wants and their respective acceptable price points. The net result was a mathematically designed housing product that allowed for specific space allocation for each room in each unit.
The results were efficient units, where each room had a competitive advantage. Because of this unique design methodology, the condominium units are still considered well designed, even decades after their construction.
After the product was designed, Richard A. Michigan Avenue, and built several full-scale condominium units, several blocks away from the site. This combined marketing approach produced sales of over units before the building was ready for occupancy, a pace that surpassed units ready for occupancy in competing buildings during the same period.
In , a program of refurbishments was begun, including enclosing the exterior arcade along Michigan and adding a loading dock in the middle of the block for additional retail space. Also included were updates to the escalators and fountains leading into the mall from North Michigan Avenue lobby, as well as enhancements to the sidewalk areas, the mall's exterior facades, and department store entrances.
Some of the changes included the addition of exterior glass walls and display areas for the department stores, some small specialty retail space in the renovated lobby area, and large exterior rounded, corner glass bay windows and lighted "fins" on the North Michigan Avenue and side street exterior walls of the mall.
These last additions broke up the boxy nature of the original architecture and added some dimension and scale to the monolithic marble walls. The interior fountain between the escalators leading from the North Michigan Avenue lobby were also updated with a tiered "pop jet" fountain with cascading waterfalls and balls of water, controlled by computer-based choreography.
Oprah Winfrey acquired 4 units in the building. The condos were sold in and for slightly more than what she paid. The builders of Water Tower Place acquired the rights to use the Ritz-Carlton name and logo when they opened a hotel in the tower in This was before the modern Ritz-Carlton chain was established in the mids, using the same name and logo, which have been around since the early 20th Century, in use at various hotels.
Also under terms of the agreement, no other hotel was permitted to use the Ritz-Carlton name in the Chicago area while the agreement was still in effect, meaning that the modern Ritz-Carlton chain was never able to operate a hotel in Chicago, only a nearby condominium, which they built in So that their hotel would be part of a chain, the owners of Water Tower Place contracted Four Seasons Hotels to manage the hotel in It was not part of the global Ritz-Carlton chain, despite its name and use of the iconic lion logo.
In the number of guest rooms was reduced to Water Tower Place continues to be a shopping destination due to its size and its wide variety of shops, despite only having one anchor.
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Water Tower Place is a Chicago landmark on the Magnificent Mile and renowned for its vast selection of over stores. Beyond shopping, the eight story mall also houses a number of restaurants and entertainment options, including a live eacvuazs.gaon: N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, , IL. Take a Break at Water Tower Place Whether it's an afternoon snack, a hot cup of coffee or a relaxing meal with friends or family, take a break to recharge, refuel and indulge in a variety of dining options. About Water Tower Place. Welcome to Water Tower Place in St. Louis. Our location in St. Louis's area has so much to see and do. Choose from our 1 to 4 bedroom options and call to set up a time to see our community eacvuazs.ga: Beds.
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