Carson Pirie Scott as Souvenir: Re-Design for Target
BEHIND THE SCENES
Mary Shaffer, lead architect for this Target store, takes us to the new Target store on State Street in downtown Chicago. She explains the "City Target" concept and points out design details, including the treatment of the historic characteristics in this landmark Louis Sullivan building. Wonder how they chose the size and placement of the bulls eye in the rotunda? Watch this four-minute video to find out that and more.
"Retailer's redesign hits the Target; company stays true to Louis Sullivan design in ex-Carsons store in Loop"
Chicago Tribune, July 26, 2012
"Historic Carson's building well-served by new downtown Target store"
WBEZ, July 25, 2012
"Louis Sullivan's Carson Pirie Scott building reopens as a Target"
Architizer, August 7, 2012
"Design for good: a Target on State Street"
Gapers Block, August 23, 2012
"Inside and all around the nation's very first CityTarget, right here on State Street" (photos)
Racked, July 24, 2012 (see also their live blogging of the opening)
"Target puts finishing touches on State St. store, urban concept"
Chicago Tribune, July 18, 2012
"As Loop store opens, Target will need to keep format fresh"
Chicago Sun Times, July 24, 2012
"Target gets approval to put logo on Sullivan Center"
Chicago Tribune, July 7, 2011
Chicago CityTarget. Image courtesy of Target.