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We've been keeping an eye on the troubled corner of State at Elm and now that spending is back in full swing, it makes sense that we see more tenants all up in that place. Yesterday we caught up with the building's newest tenant, E Drop Off as the dust is flying and the build-out is in full swing.
Yesterday evening, we saw the window vinyls were finally installed in Corri Mcfadden's new E Drop Off pop-up location on North State. Although construction is a bit off from being completed, Corri believes the build-out will be complete by next Friday in time for the planned opening on March 28th.
Corri is working closely with Simeone Deary Design Group on the layout of the space that previously housed Camelot, a children's clothing store. The Simeone team has chosen heather grey for the walls and super catchy graphics by artist, Rosemary Fanti for the windows. There will be a mid-height table in the center of the store and a really big chandelier from Lightology hanging over table as the main source of illumination for the space. The loft toward the back of the store will house the office which is affectionately referred to as 'the manager's hut' while the vintage bureau will act as a point of sale below the loft.
Corri's pooches, (yorkie poos) Harley and Emma are expected to chill out in the store and bring a sidewalk water bowl for their furry neighborhood friends.
This temporary year-long location is only second to their main location at 2117 N Halstead in West Lincoln Park which was previously located at 2468 N Clark All this commotion for Corri and her tribe come at a time when she's waiting to hear from one of the top 10 major cable networks on a possible reality TV show. Corri tells us that the show would be about raiding her client's closets in neighborhoods like Lakeshore East, Lake Forest and Evanston.
· E Drop Off [Official Site]
· Simeone Deary [Official Site]