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Posts from December 2017

Once upon a time, the thought of Santa Claus leaping down the chimney with a sack full of presents filled us with wide-eyed wonder and uncontainable anticipation. Every day felt like a month as we waited out the long winter to catch a glimpse of the Man in Red.

A Weekend At the Loews Chicago in Streeterville

Thursday, December 7, 2017 9:00 AM by Max Grinnell

Chicago continues to add wonderful hotels at a dizzying place and the Loews Chicago is certainly one of the finest new arrivals to this cornucopia of hospitality. With its glassy surfaces and architecture reminiscent of Walter Gropius’s Tribune Tower competition the building sets a wonderful contemporary tone for a weekend of play or rest.

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