Chicago Tribune to call New Eastside home
November 18, 2017
The Chicago Tribune will call the New Eastside home in 2018.
“It’s official: we’re moving” read a tweet from the newspaper’s Twitter account on Nov. 17,announcing that the media giant will relocate from its home at namesake building Tribune Tower, to the Prudential Plaza office complex.
The Tribune Tower on Michigan Avenue opened its doors on July 6, 1925, and has housed the newspaper for 93 years.
According to a Chicago Tribune report, the paper’s parent company Tronc, Inc. will lease over 137,000 square feet on the second, third, fourth, 40th and 41st floors of the 41-story building at 130 E. Randolph St., which overlooks Millennium Park. The lease includes a Chicago Tribune sign that will be added to the exterior of the building, according to the Tribune article.
The Chicago Tribune is a popular stop for tourists visiting the city, and will add one more attraction to the New Eastside.