Both interior and exterior renovations are taking shape for Fulton Market’s old Pennsylvania Railroad Terminal Building, located at 375 N Morgan Street in Fulton Market district. Developed in partnership between Guinness and Fred Latsko, the structure is being converted into the beer maker’s second US location, which will feature a 10-barrel brewery, a pub, and a restaurant.
The exterior design will shift away from the street art that once covered its outer walls. In its place will be a more subdued chocolate-colored brickwork, complemented by Guinness branding, burnt orange metal, expansive warehouse-styled windows, and a patio area. Inside will be exposed brick walls and beams, a chandelier, and a large glass wall system for patrons to observe the beer making process.
During the last few months, the scope of the work has included the removal of non-load bearing walls, full demolition of the building’s westernmost section, and power-washing of the original street art. These removed elements have begun to undergo replacement, while the interior build-out is now showing signs of progress.
Despite no-onsite parking, there are currently several street and parking lot options for vehicles within close proximity. There are also a range of public transportation options close by, such as bus stops for Route 65 via a five-minute walk north to Grand & Morgan, Route 8 via a five-minute walk northeast to Halsted & Hubbard, and Route 56 via a six-minute walk northeast to Milwaukee, Grand, & Halsted. The L is also accessible, with the Green, Pink, and Blue Lines all within a 10-minute walk.
Aberdeen Construction is serving as the general contractor for the construction, with an opening now targeted for early 2023.
Reports have also suggested that a 33-story tower will be built directly to the west on the same parcel, though no timeline or further details have been provided.