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Tribune Tower Dumps Walgreens for Bigger Plans

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Tribune has pulled out on plans to court another big flagship Walgrizzle to go into Tribune Tower. It would have been roughly 25,000-square-feet and have a lot of the fancy features that are in the State and Randolph store. Think fancy stuff like a nail salon, wine bar and froyo. The broken hearts here come from an improvement in the value of downtown real estate in the past few months, hence Tribune Tower's wandering eyes to other perspective tenants. The Intensifying the already emotional situation, Walgreens came back and said they were disappointed it didn't work out and are already on the rebound, citing ambitions for popularity on Michigan Ave.
· Tribune, Walgreen end talks for Tribune Tower store [Tribune]
· No Walgreen Store for Tribune Tower After All [Crain's]
· All Walgreens Coverage [Racked]

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