United Center to break ground on new 190,000 square-foot office building

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Thursday, January 22, 2015

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A new, 190,000 square-foot office building will be built just east of the United Center, officials announced.

The building will house a new Blackhawks and Bulls retail store, and will be connected to the United Center via a public atrium.

Fans can gather there before, during and after games.

Groundbreaking will take place in the spring. Construction is scheduled to wrap-up in the fall of 2016. It will be paid for with private funds.