THE GWEN, A LUXURY COLLECTION HOTEL, DEBUTS IN CHICAGO
Located in the historic McGraw-Hill landmark building (in the former location of the Conrad Chicago), Starwood Hotels & Resorts debuted its newest Luxury Collection Hotel, The Gwen. This 300-room hotel on The Magnificent Mile is directly connected to The Shops at North Bridge, and it features three dining venues and more than 14,500 square feet of event space.
Learn more about The Gwen.
CHI-TOWN RISING EVENT PLANNED FOR NEW YEAR'S EVE
Presented by Corona and hosted by Hyatt Gold Passport, Chi-Town Rising is a free New Year's Eve celebration featuring headliner musical acts on multiple stages, an over-the-top fireworks show and a countdown to 2016 in Hyatt Regency Chicago. Information on the performer lineup and special activities will be announced in the coming weeks.
Learn more about Chi-Town Rising.
FACEBOOK LEASES SPACE AT CHICAGO WEST LOOP OFFICE TOWER
Social media company Facebook recently signed a lease in the 37-story office tower at 191 N. Wacker Drive, bringing a tech presence to the business area that's more known for its law firms.
Learn more about the Facebook space.
BANK OF AMERICA CHICAGO MARATHON DELIVERS MORE THAN $254 MILLION TO CHICAGO ECONOMY
In its 38th year, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon welcomes thousands of runners and approximately 1.7 million spectactors. The 2014 marathon brought in more than $254 million to the local economy, and each year, the marathon attracts more new visitors to Chicago. The 2015 race takes place Sunday, October 11.
Learn more about the economic impact of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon.
NEW SPACES AT CHICAGO ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION HOTEL
The 241-room Chicago Athletic Association hotel recently unveiled two new spaces, marking the completion of the hotel's extensive restoration. The former pool area (The Tank) and the gymnasium have both been reimagined into unique event spaces, where special programming will take place.
Learn more about the Chicago Athletic Association renovation.