Two More Office Buildings Coming to Fulton Market Area
Jul08

Two More Office Buildings Coming to Fulton Market Area

The locations of 1000 West Carroll (left) and 345 North Morgan (right) (Via Apple Maps) Sterling Bay has pulled enough rabbits out of its hat to fill a warren.  But Tuesday, it’s going to reach into its homburg again and feel around for a couple of more hares. That’s when the developer will talk to the public about what it plans to build at Morgan and the Metra tracks, down the street from its West Town headquarters. March...

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West Town’s Ace Hotel Coming Up Spades
Jun20

West Town’s Ace Hotel Coming Up Spades

They’ve gone from spades to cranes at the site of the new Ace Hotel joining the club of newcomers in the heart of the Fulton Market District of West Town.  Joe Zekas over at YoChicago! beamed over the photo above, showing work moving along nicely on the project across the street from 1K Fulton, the new Midwest headquarters for multicolored tech giant Google. The $35 million hipster hotel at 311 North Morgan Street was designed...

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An Ace Shows Its Hand on the West Side
Jan06

An Ace Shows Its Hand on the West Side

In the heart of the Fulton Market neighborhood, next to a king of the internet, giant spades are being used to club the ground in preparation for the new Ace Hotel. If you don’t know jack about the Ace, it has a permit in hand after Portland-based Ace was dealt the all-clear to start construction back in November. Developer Sterling Bay anted up enough of a wager to score prime space, along with a zoning change in the...

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Department of Buildings Deals an Ace
Dec01

Department of Buildings Deals an Ace

WORK_DESCRIPTION New construction of a seven (7) story 159 room hotel with underground parking (30 Spaces), 1st floor retail and associated site work as per plans. Green roof is 10,700 SF And with those words, construction can begin on the new Ace Hotel at 311 North Morgan Street in West Town. However, construction will have to wait just a bit longer, as Heneghan demolition crews wrap up work to clear the site. The photo you see above...

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West Town Dealt a West Coast Ace
Feb02

West Town Dealt a West Coast Ace

It’s been about four months since Crain’s Chicago Business reported that Ace Hotels, based in Portland, is going to expand the dream of the 90’s to Chicago’s Fulton Market neighborhood.  Now the miniature hotel chain has filed paperwork with the city to plant its flag at 311 North Morgan Street. The building is currently an old warehouse between West Fulton Market and the Metra railroad tracks, across the...

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