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Watch the Public Enemies trailer. Shot in the River North neighborhood, the film starring Johnny Depp and Christian Bale depicts the story of notorious bank robber John Dillinger (March 5, 2009)
Sunda, a revolutionary Asian-American cuisine restaurant and the latest venture from Brad Young, Billy Dec, and Arturo Gomez of Rockit Ranch Productions, is now open at 110 West Illinois. (March 3, 2009)
Chicago Tribune chronicles the history of the River North neighborhood from its gritty 1970s roots to its urban chic millenium transformation. (July 11, 2008)
Spencer Stuart, an international executive search firm, announces their new office location at 353 North Clark, which is scheduled to open in first quarter 2010. (June 25, 2008)
Friedman Properties is happy to welcome Hub 51, a new Lettuce Entertain You restaurant in the inventive spirit of "next generation Melman." Under the direction of the Melman brothers RJ and Jerrod, Hub 51 cooks up a wide range of quintessential American fare.(June 22, 2008)
Alderman Edward Burke gave a speech to the Burnham Committee on the history and restoration of the Medinah Temple and Tree Studios complex. (June 12, 2008)
Johnny Depp's current film, Public Enemies, used the historic Courthouse District as a backdrop for the period ensemble about John Dillinger. Click Here to View Pictures from the Set (June 9, 2008)
Friedman Properties congratulates Naha chef Carrie Nahabedian on her honor as Best Chef Great Lakes region, as bestowed by the James Beard Foundation, the nation's leading organization dedicated to the preservation and celebration of American culinary arts. (June 9, 2008)
Listen to Albert Friedman, President of Friedman Properties, talk to Bob Sirott about real estate development in Chicago. (May 30, 2008)
Our latest project, River North's first "green" parking garage, is described by Crain's Chicago Business. (May 21, 2008)
The Urban Land Institute, one of the most prestigious international authorities on land use, has awarded Medinah Temple and Tree Studios the Award for Excellence for the Americas. (May 9, 2008)
The redevelopment of the Trailways Bus Depot at the corner of Wabsh and Roosevelt is recognized as the city's Best Adaptive Re-Use by the Friends of Downtown.(May 2008)
Alderman Edward Burke praised the restoration of Chicago landmarks Medinah Temple/Tree Studios and reviewed the complex's storied history during a speech to the Burnham Committee. (May 2008)
Read about our new hotel, the Marriott Residence Inn and SpringHill Suites River North. Now open, the brand-new downtown Chicago hotels represent two of the industry's most popular brands - in one sleek urban location! (April 9, 2008)
Read a press release about our new logo.
Read a press release about our new website.
Read more from the As Things Develop interviews with Albert Friedman, Richard Melman, Bruce White and Myron Warshauer.
Medinah Temple/Tree Studios Restoration Awarded the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation President's Award
Landmarks Illinois selects Friedman Properties' restoration of Medinah Temple/Tree Studios as the recipient of the 2007 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation President's Award.
Albert Friedman is profiled in Crain's annual list of who's driving business in Chicago.
Friedman Properties' redevelopment of Medinah Temple/Tree Studios was selected as a finalist for the Urban Land Institute's (ULI) Awards for Excellence, widely recognized as the land use industry's most prestigious recognition program.
Friends of Downtown Selects Tree Studios as the recipient of its Best Restoration Award for 2006.
Company unveils the restored Reid-Murdoch Center Clock Tower as a gift to the people of Chicago.
Friedman Properties partners with Federated Department Stores to bring the first-ever Bloomingdale's Home Store to historic Medinah Temple.
The Goodman Theatre Center's state-of-the-art façade lights up Chicago's revitalized theater district.
Albert Friedman, President of Friedman Properties was a major player in the transformation of River North from notorious slum to one of the city's most vibrant neighborhoods. In this four-part series, Friedman talks about the neighborhood's continuing evolution.