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Here's What The Old Main Post Office Could Look Like (NEW RENDERINGS)

By Tanveer Ali | September 18, 2017 3:10pm
 The building that overlooks the Congress is undergoing a redevelopment worth hundreds of millions.
Old Main Post Office Redevelopment
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CHICAGO — Updated renderings of the renovation of the 2.5 million-square-foot Old Main Post Office show plans for a slick office building with retail, tenant lounges, common areas and even room outside for boats.

The new renderings were first reported by Curbed.

New York-based 601W Cos. bought the massive building in 2016, planning to redevelop the long-vacant Art Deco post office into new office space plus a public riverwalk and a three-acre rooftop park with outdoor cafes, a track, tennis and basketball courts.

According to the presentation, the building would be open to retail in early 2018, park space and a rooftop deck would be ready later in 2018. Businesses would be able to move offices in by 2019.

All images from Gensler.