Inspired by the need for more open and dynamic places to work, The Terminal is on its way to becoming a destination for creators tired of stratified urban landscapes. Once complete, the complex will feature a collection of innovative workspaces, each featuring high ceilings, wide windows, and seamlessly integrated outdoor areas, in order to offer Chicagoans an accessible, mixed-use ecosystem grounded in their past yet ready for their future.
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The Terminal is committed to practicing what we preach for those we serve, so everything we do is the product of thoughtful collaboration. Below is a list of the groups currently working to introduce the site’s next phase to Chicago’s creators
Lead developers at The Terminal, IBT Group is dedicated to meeting the needs of the Humboldt Park community by supporting the visions of their partners, investors, and tenants alike.
Passionate about creating authentic value and positive impact, the Mansueto Office sees their investment in The Terminal as an investment in the prioritization of the greater Humboldt Park community.
Experts in contextual, inclusive, and timeless design, Ratio is the team charged with reimagining The Terminal’s interior design.
The nation’s leading specialists, MacRostie Historic Advisors oversees the preservation of the Pyle-National building with strategies that are at once practical, focused, and proven.
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Optimizing the construction process with their unique design-build methodology, ARCO/Murray is bringing The Terminal to life while delivering the very best experience.
The Terminal’s leasing team, Cawley Chicago is a group of commercial real estate professionals committed to providing unsurpassed experiences with the highest level of personal service.
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At The Terminal, it’s our mission to connect creators with an innovative workplace. But that doesn’t stop with our tenants. Instead, by facilitating collaboration, generating opportunity, and providing a host of new public spaces throughout the community, we intend to make Humboldt Park and its residents a priority for years to come.
- Community Engagement through the 37th Ward Alderman’s Office
- Partnership with the INVEST South/West Corridor Manager
- Participation in Monthly Neighborhood Roundtables
- Coordination with the City Planning Commissioner and Department of Planning and Development staff
The dynamic commercial and retail space opened by The Terminal will generate new opportunities for local businesses, increase the value of locally held assets, and add an array of local jobs to Humboldt Park in the process. By marshalling strategic impact investments throughout, the health of the community will be prioritized at each step in order to create lasting economic opportunity. City-backed initiatives will live side-by-side with community-sourced projects to enhance the economic and cultural life of everyone The Terminal connects.
- 500-700 Permanent Office/Entrepreneurial Jobs
- 125 Temporary Construction Jobs
- Regional Business Center
- Artists-in-Residence Program
- New Retail Space
- Local Business Spaces
- Local Workforce Training and Career Pipeline Opportunities
- Neighborhood Opportunity Fund
- Chicago Community Trust Pre-Development Fund
As a 245,000ft² multi-tenant urban campus featuring purpose-adapted coworking spaces, a community room, and a performance venue seamlessly integrated with 2.5 acres of year-round outdoor park space, The Terminal will create a shared environment for like-minded entrepreneurs and community members in Humboldt Park. And with a focus on sustainability and a reduced carbon footprint through rehabilitation rather than ground up development, the campus’ gardens, walkways, and park spaces will extend the reach of this important landmark with streetscapes primed for reimagined pedestrian activity.
- 245,000ft² Horizontal Multi-Tenant Urban Campus
- Performance Venue
- Outdoor Park Space
- Historic Preservation
- Pedestrian Hub
- Community Room
- Improved Thermal Performance
- Efficient Building Systems
- Alignment with the City’s Violence Reduction Plan
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Built by the venerable Pyle National Company, known for keeping America’s railroads lit for decades, The Terminal’s new home is nothing if not a reminder of Chicago’s innovative heritage. Motivating us today is the opportunity to keep that legacy alive. Check out the timeline below to see more about what that means.
Royal C. Vilas founds The Pyle-National Electric Headlight Company
The first electric headlight equipment produced by the company are shipped to Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
A bill is presented to Congress requiring that headlights be installed on all locomotives
The company moves to 1334 N. Kostner Avenue, Chicago, and shortens its name to “The Pyle-National Company”
Pyle-National provides the lighting for Soldier Field Stadium
Pyle-National provides the lighting for Wrigley Field and Wrigley Tower in anticipation of the World’s Fair returning to Chicago
Pyle-National sells off its original product lines of locomotive lighting equipment and moves its manufacturing to South Carolina
Pyle-National evacuates the building and the plant is converted into storage, office space, and automotive repair shops
2020 & Beyond
ARCO Murray Construction begins at 1334 N Kostner Ave
New Lobby area is cleaned out
Scaffolding is erected in preparation for parapet demo and rebuild at west high parapet
November 9th, 2020:
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with Mayor Lori Lightfoot + Roof Work begins
Roofing continues to progress
Interior demolition continues
Great Room and Second Floor demolition is completed