Plan Commission Approves Nobu Hotel for West Town
Sep19

Plan Commission Approves Nobu Hotel for West Town

Another hotel and big-name restaurant are a step closer to opening on Chicago’s Restaurant Row. Late last week, the Chicago Plan Commission approved a new building at 854 West Randolph Street that will consist of a Nobu restaurant with a Nobu Hotel topper. The entire building is planned to be 142 feet tall with 11 floors, 119 hotel rooms, and 35 parking spaces. It’s named after celebrity chef Nobu Matsuhisa, who is known...

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Celebrity Hotel a Step Closer to Landing in Downtown Chicago
Jan21

Celebrity Hotel a Step Closer to Landing in Downtown Chicago

After almost a year of talk, Nobu Hotel, the miniature hotel chain backed by Robert De Niro and Japanese celebrity chef Nobuyuki Matsuhisa is finally making tangible progress toward building a location in downtown Chicago. A company called 854 West Randolph, LLC, has filed paperwork with the city asking for permission to build an eight-story Nobu Hotel with 93 guest rooms and a 10,000 square-foot restaurant on a vacant lot at the...

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Prestigious Nobu Hotel Clears Hurdle With (Mostly) Positive Feedback from the West Loop
Jun11

Prestigious Nobu Hotel Clears Hurdle With (Mostly) Positive Feedback from the West Loop

  Tough crowd, these West Loopers. Even the prospect of Robert De Niro strolling down the aisle of Mariano’s wasn’t sufficient to convince some residents of the merits of a proposed Nobu Hotel and Restaurant at West Randolph and North Peoria Streets.   But then, even if Michael Jordan and Mike Ditka presented plans for a 30-story tower west of Halsted, these folks would likely ride them out of town on a Metra train. Indeed,...

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