Chicago’s River North neighborhood is getting another upgrade as the new flagship McDonald’s location opens today. Replacing the rock ‘n’ roll style of its previous incarnation, the location will be more modern and have outdoor seating options, table service, and a park area.
This is the latest in the newly designed restaurants that the company is calling the “Experience of the Future”. These experiences will focus on customization by eliminating the person-to-person interaction during the ordering process, leaving the choices entirely up to the customer. While the ordering will replace human interaction with kiosks, these locations include table service for those who choose to dine-in.
The 19,000 square-foot location is the first of many McDonald’s to aim for a LEED certification.
The location will be open 24/7 for both in-person and drive-thru customers.
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