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    Chicago welcomes its newest mega hotel, Marriott Marquis

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    Big, tall, powerful and gleaming – the 40-floor, 1,205-room Marquis will be Chicago’s sixth-largest hotel when it opens on Sunday. After nearly two years of construction, Marquis embraces, perhaps even flaunts, its scope: Spaces are broad, the lobby ceiling reaches 30 feet, the restaurant serving three meals a day seats 400, and natural light floods […]

    Embassy Suites by Hilton completes renovation of Chicago O’Hare Rosemont hotel

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    Officials of The Dow Hotel Company (DHC), a leading national hotel owner/investor and operator, has announced the completion of the $10 million (£7.7 million) renovation of the Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago O’Hare Airport – Rosemont. The renovation focused on all aspects of the hotel, including guest rooms, public spaces and back-of-house areas. The renovation […]

    Chicago’s Blackstone Hotel joins Autograph Collection

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    Autograph Collection Hotels, part of Marriott International, has announced The Blackstone will join the brand’s diverse and distinguished portfolio of more than 100 independent hotels around the world on June 7, 2017. A hallmark of hospitality and history in the Windy City, the hotel shares the brand’s values of vision, design and craft and it’s […]

    Design Hotels presents six new members across four continents

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    On a continued quest to discover the unique and inspired, Design Hotels has scoured the globe and selected six new member properties, spanning four continents. Complementing a curated portfolio of over 290 member hotels, the new additions epitomise the ethos and values that Design Hotels holds dear — from effortless living paired with mindful design […]

    Canopy by Hilton says ‘hello’ to Chicago

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    Canopy by Hilton has unveiled plans to develop a Canopy by Hilton in Chicago. Residing at the southwest corner of South LaSalle Street and West Adams Street in Chicago’s Loop neighbourhood, the 223-room Canopy property will be the ideal location for both business and leisure travellers. Slated to open in Autumn 2018, at 208 S. […]

    The Robey to open in Chicago

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    In a city revered for bold architectural wonders and soaring skylines, come November, a landmark 1929 Art Deco masterpiece will see a soulful revival befitting the Windy City. Perched high above the six corners of Damen, Milwaukee, and North Avenue, The Robey stands stoically as the only skyscraper for kilometres, stretching 61-metres high and home […]

    Highly anticipated LondonHouse, Chicago opens doors to guests

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    Today, Oxford Capital Group’s wholly owned management affiliate Oxford Hotels & Resorts and Curio – A Collection by Hilton™ proudly announce the eagerly-awaited opening of LondonHouse Chicagoat the corner of North Michigan Avenue and Wacker Drive. Curio by Hilton has announced the opening of the LondonHouse, Chicago in association with Oxford Hotels and Resorts. Originally […]

    New affordable boutique hotel concept launches in Chicago

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    Hotel Chicago presents the West Loop/Illinois Medical District with a new lodging option destined to shake up Chicago’s boutique hotel market. Now open, the 117-room independent marks the entry into the hotel business by financier Joe Perillo, owner of Perillo Auto Group – a name synonymous with quality in Chicago for four decades. Joining Mr. […]

    Kimpton’s Hotel Burnham, Chicago (Patrick Goff)

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    We tend to think of the USA as a new country filled with new buildings. However the preservation of old buildings is as much an issue on their side of the Pond as it is on the European side. Chicago recently scandalised many in the American architectural profession by pulling down a series of Gropius […]

    TheWit, Chicago (Patrick Goff)

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    Page 1Page 2Page 3Page 4Page 5Page 1 Not a Trump Tower. A small building by Chicago's standards, only 27 storeys high. Small but almost perfectly formed. Perhaps the 'lightning streak' of yellow down the outside is not the most successful feature I have seen on a building and the signage is definitely one sided. Location [...]