St. Regis Chicago Hotel Opens Inside Supertall Tower In Lakeshore East

The St. Regis Chicago has taken its last major step forward towards completion with the opening of its hotel component at 401 E Wacker Drive in Lakeshore East. Going by the same name as the tower itself and occupying the first 11 lower floors, the hotel and the residences above are being run by St. Regis Hotels and Resorts which is a subsidiary of Marriott. The interiors of the were designed by Gensler with Studio Gang and bKL Architecture working on the overall tower developed by Magellan Development Group.

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View of 150 E Ontario Street. Rendering by Lucien LaGrange Studio

Construction Passes Third Floor at 150 E Ontario Street in Streeterville

Progress continues at a steady pace at the 150 E Ontario Street hotel project in Streeterville, as construction is currently wrapping up on the third level. The 28-story, 345-foot-tall structure is set to become the latest addition to the RIU Hotels and Resorts chain, hosting 388 guest rooms and a cafe at the southeast corner of the ground floor. The Prime Group is spearheading the project as developer.

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Morrison Hotel

Lost Legends #2: The Morrison Hotel in The Loop

Welcome to the second part of our “Lost Legends” series, where we delve into the histories of some of Chicago’s iconic buildings and structures that no longer stand today. In this installment, we will discuss the Morrison Hotel, which was once a prominent edifice near the center of The Loop and one of the tallest buildings ever demolished. We will explore its design, historical significance, and the legacy it left behind.

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