Whole Foods mixed-use project @ 51/Oak

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Re: Whole Foods mixed-use project @ 51/Oak

Postby warwickland » Wed Nov 02, 2016 12:22 pm

uh...anyway so is it done, yet? i still haven't been to the one in the cwe, yet.

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Re: Whole Foods mixed-use project @ 51/Oak

Postby chrizow » Wed Nov 02, 2016 12:56 pm

Yeah, I live in the supplement aisle. Looks great!

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Re: Whole Foods mixed-use project @ 51/Oak

Postby kucer » Thu Nov 03, 2016 9:05 am

warwickland wrote:uh...anyway so is it done, yet? i still haven't been to the one in the cwe, yet.


think they are still pouring concrete. so slow.

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Re: Whole Foods mixed-use project @ 51/Oak

Postby chrizow » Wed Jan 18, 2017 10:50 am

anyone have an update on ETA for opening? seems like progress is slow...

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Re: Whole Foods mixed-use project @ 51/Oak

Postby earthling » Wed Jan 18, 2017 1:11 pm

Early 2018 was their last target.

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Re: Whole Foods mixed-use project @ 51/Oak

Postby kboish » Wed Jan 18, 2017 1:15 pm

chrizow wrote:anyone have an update on ETA for opening? seems like progress is slow...


It does seem slow. I drove past yesterday and it looks like they are finished pouring concrete for the parking podium and have finally begun putting up the wooden framing for the apartments. Not much done to that end though.

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Re: Whole Foods mixed-use project @ 51/Oak

Postby horizons82 » Sat Jul 29, 2017 5:05 pm

A few phtotos from today:

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Re: Whole Foods mixed-use project @ 51/Oak

Postby Highlander » Sat Jul 29, 2017 8:51 pm

Seems like this place has taken a long time to be completed....I wonder if Whole Foods will remain the anchor. Whole Foods is really starting to struggle as Walmart et al enter the organic foods market. They are closing quite a few stores. I would think that people motivated enough to go to Whole Foods would be the same that would shy away from Walmarts regardless of what they make available. But apparently its having an impact.

http://www.businessinsider.com/why-cust ... ods-2017-2

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Re: Whole Foods mixed-use project @ 51/Oak

Postby flyingember » Sun Jul 30, 2017 8:05 pm

There's 6 grocery stores within 15 blocks of my house

The Westport to Brookside area can absolutely support three stores, especially with all the new residential in the area

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Re: Whole Foods mixed-use project @ 51/Oak

Postby chaglang » Wed Aug 02, 2017 11:00 pm

God I cannot wait to stop going to Sun Fresh.

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Re: Whole Foods mixed-use project @ 51/Oak

Postby GRID » Mon Aug 28, 2017 1:13 am

Aerial of urban core with this project in the foreground.

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Re: Whole Foods mixed-use project @ 51/Oak

Postby kucer » Mon Aug 28, 2017 7:25 am

The complaining on NextDoor about this development is hilarious. People thinking it was only going to be a Whole Foods...they were lied to!

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Re: Whole Foods mixed-use project @ 51/Oak

Postby shinatoo » Mon Aug 28, 2017 7:39 am

Good looking city!
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Re: Whole Foods mixed-use project @ 51/Oak

Postby flyingember » Mon Aug 28, 2017 9:02 am

kucer wrote:The complaining on NextDoor about this development is hilarious. People thinking it was only going to be a Whole Foods...they were lied to!

This is why I think mailings still have a lot of value.

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Re: Whole Foods mixed-use project @ 51/Oak

Postby kboish » Mon Aug 28, 2017 9:36 am

There is just no green space left in midtown. Its a shame.

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Re: Whole Foods mixed-use project @ 51/Oak

Postby JBmidtown » Mon Aug 28, 2017 11:40 am

kboish wrote:There is just no green space left in midtown. Its a shame.


You forgot to apply sarcasm font.

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Re: Whole Foods mixed-use project @ 51/Oak

Postby chrizow » Tue Aug 29, 2017 8:59 am

kucer wrote:The complaining on NextDoor about this development is hilarious. People thinking it was only going to be a Whole Foods...they were lied to!


i made the mistake of starting to argue with people about it. every "anti" comment is more goofy than the last. i shouldn't be shocked that folks in the BKS area can be as "suburban minded" as anyone, but it nonetheless shocks me every time to read some of this stuff.

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Re: Whole Foods mixed-use project @ 51/Oak

Postby kucer » Tue Aug 29, 2017 9:35 am

chrizow wrote:
kucer wrote:The complaining on NextDoor about this development is hilarious. People thinking it was only going to be a Whole Foods...they were lied to!


i made the mistake of starting to argue with people about it. every "anti" comment is more goofy than the last. i shouldn't be shocked that folks in the BKS area can be as "suburban minded" as anyone, but it nonetheless shocks me every time to read some of this stuff.


Of course, they had to throw in the anti-streetcar angle too.

Good work on your part.


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