Another Food Hall Is Landing Downtown This Summer

By Stephen Gossett in Food on Jan 12, 2017 9:42PM

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Rendering by Jeremy Rumas

Joining the ever-swelling ranks of Revival Food Hall and Latinicity, a brand new food hall is expected to land downtown later this summer.

Dubbed Wells St. Market, the lunch court will span 10,500 square feet at 205 W Wacker Dr., just south of the Chicago River, near Wacker and N. Wells St.

We still don’t know exactly what restaurants will call Wells St. Market home, but we do know there will be eight spaces, so running the table won't be as intimidating as it is elsewhere. The spots will be occupied by at least some locally based dining options, along with others from outside Chicago. “We have a major New York-based food name that is a tenant, and we also have a true Chicago upstart that has never had a permanent location," Michael Marsal, founder of the Alvarez & Marsal Property Investments, which is partnering on the venture, told the Tribune.

The space itself will undergo quite the facelift, too. Karen Herold of Studio K (Girl & the Goat, Maple & Ash, GT Fish & Oyster) will redo the interior, and open-able wall-sized windows will be installed along the exterior, according to the Trib.