1615 W Howard St
POPULAR & FULLY EQUIPPED CAFE/RESTAURANT
Neighborhood: Rogers Park
Cross Streets: Howard St & Ashland Ave
OPERATING BUSINESS. DO NOT DISTURB EMPLOYEES OR MANAGEMENT.
BUSINESS OVERVIEW: Sol Café is a popular neighborhood café/restaurant on a hard corner of busy Howard St. in Rogers Park. Exposed brick, newer floors, and floor-to-ceiling windows offer lots of natural light and an inviting atmosphere. Space includes a fully equipped kitchen for in-house food preparation, a full basement for refrigeration, storage and office space, multi-stall shared ADA bathrooms, and four dedicated parking spaces that can also function as outdoor seating. The business purchase includes extensive FF&E, featuring a fully equipped cafe bar, convection oven, display cases, and more. This is a great opportunity for a first-
time operator or a second location operator to acquire a turn-key café/restaurant business.
LOCATION: 1615 W. Howard is in the iconic Howard St. Theater building, a 40-unit mixed-use apartment building in the heart of the Rogers Park Howard Street corridor. Howard Street is known for its vibrant mix of restaurants, retail, parks and access to Lake Michigan beaches. The site is located next to the Howard
Street Transit Center, one of the busiest public transit locations in Chicago providing access to the Red, Purple, and Yellow Train Lines, numerous CTA and Pace Bus Lines, and Divvy bicycles. The site is at the crossroads of Rogers Park and the City of Evanston, drawing from Loyola University Chicago and Northwestern University in Evanston. Gateway Plaza anchored by Jewel Osco is minutes from the space.
NEARBY TENANTS: The dozens of nearby restaurants, shops, nightlife hotspots, and universities include: Gateway Plaza featuring Jewel-Osco, LA Fitness, Marshalls, Sally Beauty, Dunkin’ Donuts, UPS Store, Burger King, and Chase Bank; Loyola University Chicago and Northwestern University. Co-tenants include Factory Theater,
Curls & Company, Salerno’s on Tap, Zip Z Express, P&J Footwear, Howard Street Brewing (opening soon).