Old Chicago Opens at the Marketplace at Centerra

Published: April 10, 2007

LOVELAND, CO – April 9, 2007 – McWHINNEY is pleased to announce that Loveland’s first Old Chicago opens today at The Marketplace at Centerra, located at Interstate 25 and Highway 34. Old Chicago joins the largest contiguous power center in Northern Colorado.

Arriving for the first time in Loveland, Old Chicago is located east of Wells Fargo at 1436 Hahns Peak Drive, occupying 6,212 square feet at The Marketplace. The new location marks the 64th Old Chicago restaurant nationwide and the 26th location in Colorado.

A 31-year old concept owned and operated by Rock Bottom Restaurants, Inc., Old Chicago is a friendly, neighborhood restaurant and bar featuring Chicago-style deep dish, stuffed, and thin crust pizzas, pastas, calzones, strombolis, and salads. Old Chicago also offers a full bar complete with a selection of 110 beers from around the world, thirty of which are on tap.

“McWHINNEY is excited to welcome Old Chicago as the newest addition to The Marketplace at Centerra. With over ten dining options at The Marketplace, McWHINNEY is delivering on its promise to provide great places for people,” said Jack Wolfe, President of Commercial and Mixed Use Development – McWHINNEY.

“We are very pleased to open at The Marketplace and join a great group of other retailers,” said Jen Townsend, General Manager – Loveland’s Old Chicago.

Open daily from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m., Old Chicago serves its full menu daily until 1:30 a.m. and offers a full kids menu. It also features the Rush Street pizza lunch bar weekdays from 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

The Marketplace at Centerra is the largest power center in Northern Colorado. Major consultants on The Marketplace at Centerra project include: BHA Design, Landscape Architect; MCG Architecture, Architect; Northern Engineering, Civil Engineer; Pacific Retail Partners, Development Consultant & Leasing Agent; Roche Constructors, Inc., General Contractor; and Wells Fargo Bank, Lender.


About Old Chicago (6,212 sf) and Rock Bottom Restaurants, Inc.
About Rock Bottom Restaurants, Inc.

Rock Bottom Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 103 restaurants across the United States – 64 “Old Chicago” restaurants and 39 brewery concepts operating under the names “Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery,” “ChopHouse & Brewery,” and “Walnut Brewery”. The Company also operates two Sing Sing concepts, an entertainment venue featuring a dueling piano bar in a club setting. It has franchise partnerships under its Old Chicago brand that account for 25 locations with plans to have approximately 200 total operating units by 2008. For more information, please visit www.rockbottomrestaurantsinc.com or www.oldchicago.com.


McWHINNEY, headquartered in Loveland, Colorado, is a team of talented people who are passionate about creating great places for people and providing fabled service to our customers. We develop innovative and sustainable master-planned communities and vertical commercial and mixed use projects. Since 1991, McWHINNEY has planned and developed more than 5,000 acres in several master-planned communities and over 3.3 million square feet of vertical commercial and mixed-use properties throughout the Rocky Mountain region and on the West Coast. For additional information, visit www.mcwhinney.com.