Forced to improvise after an August fire damaged its Old Town theater building, comedy troupe Second City will temporarily relocate its offices to Tribune Tower beginning Nov. 15.
The 14-month lease for two floors of the historic Michigan Avenue tower will provide an ornate gothic roof over the heads of about 70 Second City employees, while their longtime home is renovated.
"We're making the best out of a tough situation," Second City CEO and co-owner Andrew Alexander said Wednesday. "We obviously prefer to be in our building, because it makes it more convenient to have everybody in one place."
An extra-alarm blaze on Aug. 26 forced Second City to...