2019 Business Counter

Over the years many debates have raged on whether or not the neighborhood is moving backward or forward with respect to retail development. While it seems that people have different views on this, we thought it would be a good idea to try to monitor the net amount of businesses that have opened up in the South Loop for the year.

With that said, we have added the 2019 Sloopin business tracker on the right side of our site to monitor the amount of businesses that have either opened up shop or closed down this year. As of now, we know of the following:

UPDATED: 11/6 8:30am

Opened in 2019
  1. Kido (Roosevelt Collection)
  2. Elite Eye Care (555 S. Dearborn)
  3. Grant Park Bistro (800 S. Michigan)
  4. Bob's Furniture (Roosevelt and 90/94) 
  5. Kids Wonderland Play & Party (2028 S. Michigan)
  6. SX Sky Bar (808 S. Michigan)
  7. South Asia Institute (1925 S. Michigan)
  8. 9 Round (777 S. State)
  9. Sumi Japanese Restaurant (1303 S. Michigan)
  10. Mei's Asian Small Plates & Dumplings (1101 S. Wabash) 
  11. Totto's Market (751 S. Dearborn)
  12. Giglio's (825 S. State)
  13. Harold's #88 Chicken Shack (1450 S. Michigan)
  14. Lips (2229 S. Michigan)
  15. Il Culaccio (2134 S. Indiana Ave)
  16. Molly's Cupcakes (1150 S. Wabash)
  17. GoGrocer (1401 S. Michigan)
  18. Dentart (2106 S. Michigan)
  19. Pacino's Classic Italian (1010 S. Delano Ct.)
Closed or Moved Out of the Sloop in 2019
  1. Z Gallerie (Roosevelt Collection)
  2. Bongo Room (1152 S. Wabash)
  3. The Lobo Cantina (1307 S. Wabash)
  4. Vice District Brewing (1454 S. Michigan)
  5. Wabash Tap (1233 S. Wabash)
  6. Bella Bronze Tan (1503 S. Michigan)
  7. Mai Tai (614 S. Wabash)
  8. Chicago Bicycle Company (728 S. Dearborn)
  9. HAX Hops & Hamburgers (733 S. Dearborn St.)
  10. Cycmode (1333 S. Wabash)
  11. Fruve (1130 S. Wabash)
  12. The Nail Social (73 E. 16th)
Did we miss any? If so please email us. We're going to do our best to monitor this throughout the year, but as always we're going to rely on our loyal Sloopin readers to help us keep track.

Since we're talking lists, here are some other businesses that may or may not open up in 2019:

Min & Hin (1234 S. Michigan)
Sage Room (67 E. Cermak) 
• Chipotle (1136 S. Wabash)
Harbor (1312 S. Wabash) 
Jet's Pizza (1140 S. Wabash) 
New Asian Fusion Restaurant (Roosevelt Collection - S. Delano Ct.)
Roots Pizza (NW Corner of Dearborn/Polk) 
All-Star Seafood & Spirits (730 S. Clark) 
Overflow Coffee (1449 S. Michigan) 
Wabash Tap New Concept (1233 S. Wabash) 
The Lucky Well (Roosevelt Collection) 
The Grail Cafe (715 S. Dearborn) 
Teriyaki Madness (829 S. Wabash)  
Crab Bucket (South Michigan & 21st) 
Williams Inn Pizzeria (2210 S. Michigan) 
Hoots (TBD) 
Chick-Fil-A (Clinton & De Koven) 
• 7-11 (Clinton & De Koven) 
• Aspen Dental (Clinton & De Koven) 

Stay tuned!

For a look back here is our final tally for 2012 (+25 new businesses), our final tally for 2013 (+41 new businesses), our final tally for 2014 (+19 businesses), our final tally for 2015 (+19 new businesses), our final tally for 2016 (+12 new businesses), our final tally for 2017 (+20 new businesses) and our final tally for 2018 (+9 new businesses)

No comments: