Retail N Illinois
REI opens along Chicago River

REI opens along Chicago River

REI Lincoln Park celebrated the grand opening of its new riverfront location this past weekend. CallisonRTKL teamed with REI Co-op and R2 Companies on the new 40,000-square-foot store at North Kingsbury and West Eastman, on the banks of the North Branch Canal of the Chicago River.

Retail N Illinois
First look at redeveloped Hawthorn Mall in Vernon Hills

First look at redeveloped Hawthorn Mall in Vernon Hills

Centennial, a Dallas-based real estate investment firm with a national portfolio of shopping, dining, entertainment and mixed-use destinations, has revealed plans for a transformative redevelopment of Hawthorn Mall. The super-regional shopping center in Vernon Hills, Illinois will evolve from a traditional mall into a retail, dining, entertainment and residential mixed-use property.