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Food hall planned as part of Willis Tower expansion

Food hall planned as part of Willis Tower expansion

A food hall is coming to Willis Tower, as part of a $500 million addition to the base of Chicago’s tallest building.

Urbanspace plans to open a food hall within the 300,000-square-foot retail and entertainment podium under construction at the 110-story former Sears Tower, the London-based company said in a statement to the Tribune.

The building’s owner, New York-based Blackstone Group, expects to complete the building upgrades by 2020.

Urbanspace already operates food halls and markets in New York and London.

“As a leading food hall operator, Urbanspace is pleased to be joining the Willis Tower,” Urbanspace President Eldon Scott said in an emailed statement. “The...

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