Chicago Illuminating Company

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Jerry Kleiner, who is involved with a bevy of concepts including Opera and Gioco, originally had big, big multi-use plans for this massive former Commonwealth Edison building, including a restaurant, nightclub and gallery space. Plans changed -- the space is now used for private parties and banquets, plus gallery space (Revival Inc., a specialist is 19th and 20th century decorative pieces is a tenant). So what's with the not-so catchy name? In the late 1800s the building belonged to the Chicago Illuminating Company, a predecessor of Com Ed.