Streeterville’s Hotel EMC2 Looks Like a Tower of Tetris
Feb14

Streeterville’s Hotel EMC2 Looks Like a Tower of Tetris

The last time we checked in on SMASHotels‘ EMC2 rising at 228 East Ontario Street, it was covered in an unflattering green.  The good news is that it’s since been buttoned up in a nice, tasteful facade of grey.  50 shades of them. Streeterville Spy Paul bellhopped our tip line with new photos of the building, and it appears that most of the exterior work is done.  Through the big square windows you can see construction...

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New Streeterville Hotel Goes Green… Not That Kind of Green!
Sep28

New Streeterville Hotel Goes Green… Not That Kind of Green!

The major buzzword in real estate development for most of the last decade has been green, green, green.  “How green is your building?”  Is the constant question, with the preferred answer being “So green, it’s (LEED} Gold.” But the new EMC2 Hotel by SMASHotels going up 228 East Ontario Street isn’t just environmentally green.  As you can see in the photograph from Streeterville Spy Paul, it’s...

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