The vacant Taco Bell building at 2003 W. Monroe St. came down last week. But Starbucks fans still have a wait on their hands before picking up their favrtite Joe-to-go.There you have it.
A spokesman for Starbucks confirmed a 1,800-square-foot building is planned for the site with drive-through service. Construction won't affect the renowned Taco Oak on the site.
The company is projecting a fall opening date.
Monday, July 11, 2005
Taco Bell Redux
A couple of weeks ago I posted about the final demise of the old Taco Bell building on West Monroe. I wondered if the rumors of a Starbucks going up in its stead were true and someone in the comments wondered about the fate of the unique tree that also occupies the property. Well, teh A La Carte section of the Sunday SJ-R (one of my favorite SJ-R columns) has the answer to both questions: