The team behind Revival Food Hall has plans to transform a Downtown Chicago landmark. Thanks to a lease signed by Friedman and Blue Star properties (the latter a subsidiary for Chicago hospitality company 16” on Center) have taken over the 109-year-old Medinah Temple with plans for a rotating slate of food stalls and shops. The operation is called Holocene Chicago and while it’s not billed as a permanent concept, ownership hopes the extended pop-up gains traction.
Ownership is gunning for a fall opening. The 135,000-square-foot building is a relic with a familiar doomed roof at Ohio and Wabash. At Holocene,