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Merchandise Mart

Overview

TheMART is interwoven into the fabric of Chicago’s history as an innovator in culture, art, business, fashion, media and more. It has an unmistakable presence on the banks of the Chicago River in downtown Chicago.

TheMART is the world’s largest commercial building, wholesale design center and one of Chicago’s premier international business locations. Encompassing 4.2 million gross square feet, theMART spans two city blocks and rises 25 stories, and is visited by an average of 25,000 people each business day; in total, nearly 10 million people visit theMART each year.

It attracts thousands of affluent consumers to its luxury kitchen and bath, home furnishings and outdoor furnishings showrooms each year, and is home to 15 major trade and consumer shows and hundreds of meetings and special events.

An extremely flexible space, the sprawling North Lobby is suitable for anything from cocktail parties to banquets to theatre-style presentations. This approximately 12,000 square-foot-space takes great advantage of its stunning surroundings in theMART.

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Press Releases

Aug 18, 2016

LuxeHome Announces Kitchen Appliance Product Debuts at the Chicago Design Summit, September 14, 2016

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LuxeHome Announces Kitchen Appliance Product Debuts at the Chicago Design Summit, September 14, 2016

Chicago, IL (August 18, 2016) – LuxeHome, the world’s largest collection of premier boutiques for home building and renovation, located on the first floor of the historic Merchandise Mart in downtown Chicago, announces four kitchen appliance debuts to be featured at the Chicago Design Summit, September 14, 2016 at LuxeHome. 

Product Debuts: Kitchen Appliances

Amiel.US, Suite 163

Fulgor Sophia Range: Sofia is a solid, generously sized freestanding range with a clean and rigorous style. It is designed, developed and engineered in Italy to exceed all expectations of quality, performance and style. Sofia will captivate the most discerning chef with nuanced features that are both traditional yet innovative.

Monogram Design Center, Suite 124

Monogram Pizza Oven: The first residential pizza oven that mimics wood-fire grilled pizzas—it cooks Neapolitan pizza in 90 seconds. The oven comes in single or double wall ovens.

SMEG USA, Suite 163

‘50s Style Dishwasher: The Italian luxury appliance brand, SMEG, has introduced a new 24-inch dishwasher to its world-renowned “‘50s Style” line. Available in four colors, SMEG’s ‘50s Retro Style dishwasher combines iconic mid-century style with modern features, including interior elements finished to match the color of the exterior, a full-size tub, a hidden stainless steel electronic control panel, a self-balancing door, and a sanitation setting, along with a delay timer (up to nine hours), an orbital wash system which ensures consistently-clean dishes, and ten wash cycles including a setting for crystal washing.

Sub-Zero Wolf Showroom, Suite 134

Integrated Wine Units Display: Discover a completely new wine display at the Sub-Zero and Wolf Showroom. This Integrated Wine Unit’s display has a 24-inch wide dual zone that holds 102 bottles. It also contains a new 30-inch wide wine unit with refrigeration drawers. This unit is also dual zoned and holds 86 bottles with an
additional four cubic feet of refrigeration storage.

About the Chicago Design Summit 

Join LuxeHome on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at the Merchandise Mart in downtown Chicago
for a one day residential summit for interior design, architecture, luxury custom homebuilding, and
the business of residential design culminating with the eighth annual Chicago VIP Luxury Gala
celebrating the best in Chicago and Midwest design. Trade only. More information at
http://chicagodesignsummit.com/.

About LuxeHome

LuxeHome is the world’s largest collection of premier boutiques for home building and renovation located on the first floor of the Merchandise Mart in Chicago. With more than 125,000 square feet of showroom space featured in over 35 boutiques, LuxeHome is host to the finest products for home building and renovation from the most recognized and respected manufacturers worldwide.

LuxeHome offers discerning homeowners and trade professionals one-stop shopping convenience with access to the finest kitchen, bath, tile, lighting, cabinetry, appliances, countertops and much more. LuxeHome displays the widest selection of products to suit all upscale design styles, from modern European to classic American to traditional English. In addition to the extensive lineup of premier brands, each boutique offers knowledgeable designers who are available to assist with all phases of each design project. LuxeHome's boutiques are open for shopping Monday through Saturday. For more information, visit www.luxehome.com. Follow LuxeHome on Facebook, Houzz,

Instagram and Twitter.

Vornado Realty Trust, owner of the Merchandise Mart, based in New York City, is a fully integrated equity real estate investment trust. Vornado’s common shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange and are traded under the symbol VNO. www.vno.com

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Contact: Jennifer Brough Beth Meiklejohn
White Good White Good
717-278-9338 717-693-3442
jbrough@whitegood.com bmeiklejohn@whitegood.com

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