University of Chicago OK to Build New Hotel By Obama Center
Dec04

University of Chicago OK to Build New Hotel By Obama Center

The City of Chicago has given permission for the University of Chicago to build a new hotel on 60th Street at Kimbark, between the Keller Center and the new David M. Rubenstein Forum, currently under construction. The 15-story hotel designed by The Loop’s Holabird and Root and developed by New York’s Hospitality 3 will have 167 rooms, a fitness center, meeting space, and a restaurant. The building will be 138,000 square...

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Obama Library Already Having an Economic Impact on South Side?
May15

Obama Library Already Having an Economic Impact on South Side?

It appears the Barack Obama Presidential Center is already having an economic impact on Chicago’s South Side.  Or at least on the neighboring University of Chicago. DNAInfo Chicago reports on a community meeting where plans were unveiled to build a new hotel to serve the academics, scholars, and others expected to visit the area specifically to do research at the presidential library.  It is being developed by New York’s...

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