New Hotel Pix to Get Your Motor Running
Jun17

New Hotel Pix to Get Your Motor Running

We’ve been diligently following the story of the transformation of the landmark Chicago Motor Club Building (68 East Wacker Place) from a derelict Art Deco spire into a healthy and happening Hampton Inn.  You’ll remember the hotel opened to the public last month, with common areas that preserve much of the building’s legacy. Hampton Inn sent over a new batch of photos of the interior of the place, including a lot of...

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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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