Status Update: Staybridge Suites

It’s been a while (April 9th to be exact) since we checked in on the new Staybridge Suites hotel going up at 127 West Huron Street.  And… it looks exactly the same as it did seven months ago. Compare the then and now pictures: I guess we’ll try again in a couple more...

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Clark and Grand Hotels Plan Revised
Oct30

Clark and Grand Hotels Plan Revised

A couple of days ago we told you that the plan to build three hotels on half a block in River North had been revised. Well, we finally got our hands on the latest revision made by HOK, and it looks like it does indeed address a number of concerns local residents and businesses had. In this first diagram we see how the western alley would be transformed from a regular alley into a place where hotel guests could be picked up and dropped...

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Quickie: Unbuilt Mandarin Oriental Faces Foreclosure
Feb22

Quickie: Unbuilt Mandarin Oriental Faces Foreclosure

Crain’s Chicago Business (naturally) reports that the as-yet-unbuilt Mandarin Oriental Hotel is now the subject of a foreclosure suit. The 74-story building was to go in the vacant slot on Stetson Place in the Illinois Center.  In spite of its location, it planned to use a Michigan Avenue...

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