Status Update: 28 North Franklin
Feb23

Status Update: 28 North Franklin

No one moves to The Loop for the peace and quiet. Take it from someone who lived on the corner of Lake and Wells for a year, just above the screeches, roars, and whistles of the Tower 18 L crossing. But the big noise last week was jackhammers getting to work on 28 North Franklin Street, what is expected to grow into an 18-story Hyatt Place hotel.  At least we thought it was going to be 18 stories.  But the construction permit issued...

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Loop In Line For Yet Another New Hotel
Jan08

Loop In Line For Yet Another New Hotel

Another downtown Chicago surface parking lot is biting the dust.  Crain’s Chicago Business reports that OTO Development plans to build an 18-story Hyatt Place on the lot at 28 North Franklin Street. This is the latest in a series of hotel openings and proposals in the last few years in the heart of Chicago’s financial district. Two blocks away from this proposed Hyatt Place, a Marriott Place is planned for 39 South LaSalle...

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