McDonald’s Opens New Flagship Restaurant in Chicago
CHICAGO — McDonald’s has opened its newly designed flagship restaurant at Clark and Ontario streets in Chicago. The modern and environmentally friendly design features self-order kiosks, table service, mobile order and payment and delivery. The 19,000-square-foot restaurant includes green spaces and energy-saving features such as a vegetated rooftop, on-site solar panel array for renewable energy collection, LED lighting and more than70 trees at the ground level. Chicago-based Ross Barney Architects designed the restaurant, which is set to operate seven days a week and 24 hours a day. Sydney-based Landini Associates designed the interiors. The new restaurant replaces the previous flagship restaurant, which was a rock ‘n’ roll-themed restaurant that closed in December 2017.