Construction Update
Marriott Marquis Makes Its Beds at McCormick Place

Marriott Marquis

The Marriott Marquis.

It still doesn’t look like a hotel, yet, but work continues toward that very end on the Goettsch Partners-designed Marriott Marquis Chicago in the Prairie Avenue District. **

The 39-story hotel tower broke ground back in July. It’s bringing 1206 guest rooms and 90,000 square feet of meeting space to the expanding McCormick Place campus, perfect for visiting Big East teams playing DePaul at the McCormick Place Event Center on the other side of the for-now-inaccessible Prairie Avenue.

Clark Construction Group is making headway on the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority project, located at 2121 South Prairie Avenue, and we’ve got some photo to prove it:

** What do you think, dear readers? Should McCormick Square be a thing?

Location: 2121 South Prairie Avenue, Prairie Avenue District

Author: Daniel Schell

Daniel Schell is a West Loop social media addict who lives for Cubs baseball, good pizza, and big cities. If you bump into him on the street, it's likely because he's taking photos instead of watching where he's going, and he apologizes.

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