June 2021 Program: Fulton Market Walking Tour (In-Person)

Date(s) - June 16, 2021
10:45 am - 1:00 pm

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Fulton Market Walking Tour

The LAI Ely Chapter returns to in-person gathering with this exciting walking tour of Fulton Market.

To register, click here.

Please Note:

Capacity will be limited to 30 people total, with 15 people per tour group. You must select your tour when registering. Reservations are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Ely Chapter members may bring up to one guest.

Masks are optional for outdoor portion of the tour. Masks are required for all participants during the indoor portion of the tour. No food or beverages will be served.


Group 1 – Office Commercial Real Estate Update (Office/Hospitality/Food and Beverage)

Tour Guides: Jeff Shapack of Shapack Partners and Cindy Roubik of City of Chicago Department of Planning & Development

  • Meet in The Mews at 167 N Green St. Discuss the concept of The Mews and the future of retail in Fulton Market.
  • Go to 17th floor of 167 for detailed market overview and discussion.
  • Go outside and walk immediate area (5 block radius max) and review the newest commercial developments and trends.
  • Tour Hoxton Hotel, providing a glimpse into the newest trends in Hospitality / Food and Beverage.

Group 2 – Residential

Tour Guides: Tim Anderson of Focus and Angela Spadoni of bKL Architects

  • In lobby of 167, go through the history of new multi-family development in Fulton Market and a general discussion on the new ARO and how that is playing out in Fulton Market.
  • Go to 17th floor for a detailed market overview and pipeline discussion.
  • Go outside and walk immediate area (5-block radius max) and review newest developments and potential development sites.
  • Make a stop at a specific residential project.
  • End at Hoxton Hotel also.

Following the tours, Ely Chapter members and guests are invited to stay at Fulton Market to eat or gather on your own as are comfortable.


11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • Members and guests arrive.
  • Meet at Fulton Market, 167 N. Green Street, outdoor at the covered mews.

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

  • The two groups will each start at noon.
  • Each program starts with introductions & project overview.


What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

SpotHero at the NE corner of Lake and Halsted is recommended as probably the easiest. Street / Meter parking on Lake Street is also usually available.

What should I bring into the event? Bring weather appropriate clothing. Plan to carry any items you bring with you as there will be no storage available. Please bring a mask to be worn when indoors.

What happens if there is inclement weather? In the event of inclement weather, event organizers will contact participants by email to confirm this change.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions? Send us an email to [email protected] or call 773.804.8592.