Final touches are underway for a two-story commercial addition at 44 E Walton Street in Near North Side. The new wing’s main entrance will be at 937 N Rush Street, and will welcome shoppers to a new venue for Italian fashion brand Brunello Cucinelli.
The design involves an oblique footprint to adapt to the irregular lot shape, while the frontage is wrapped in a mix of masonry paneling, dark window accents, and illuminated gold-tinged signage.
Bus stops within walking distance are available for Routes 3, 10, 22, 26, 36, 66, 70, 125, and 151. Closest CTA L service is available via a six-minute walk southwest to Chicago station, with service for the Red Line. The area is also lined with a multitude of shopping options, both to the north in the Rush & Division neighborhood, as well as to the east along Magnificent Mile.
Monoceros Construction has served as general contractor for the $1.6 million construction, with an imminent opening anticipated for this coming fall.