New Hampton Inn Opens in Historic Chicago Skyscraper
May20

New Hampton Inn Opens in Historic Chicago Skyscraper

A decade after the last tenant turned off the lights at 68 East Wacker Place, the lights are on once again and the place is open for business.  It took $41 million and years of anticipation, but the historic Chicago Motor Club Building has been transformed into a Hampton Inn. Officially, the hotel goes by the name of the “Hampton Inn Chicago Downtown North Loop Michigan Avenue.”  It’s OK if that’s a mouthful,...

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Two Minutes of Testa’s Turbine
May20

Two Minutes of Testa’s Turbine

  When you think of the Back of the Yards neighborhood, fascinating views may not be the first thing on your mind. But YouTuber Roman Alfredo brought his quadcopter over to the Testa Produce warehouse at 4555 South Racine Avenue and took a close-up tour of the company’s iconic power turbine. Location: 4555 South Racine Avenue, Back of the...

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