123 Cermak Hotels

Location:Chicago, Illinois
Client: McHugh Construction Company
Project description: Antunovich Associates is working with The James McHugh Construction Company to develop a new mixed-use project in the McCormick Place/Motor Row district of Chicago on a 109,106 square foot site. The new 466-room hotel will have 21 stories and rise to a height of approximately 250 feet. As Hilton’s first tri-branded property, the hotel will include Hilton Garden Inn, Home2 Suites, and Hampton Inn brands. The brands will share support facilities on the first three floors along Michigan Avenue and East Cermak Road, including dining areas, a fitness center, pool, and meeting rooms.

The new hotel will also incorporate a historical building within the Motor Row District located immediately south of the hotel site. The South Michigan Avenue facade will be restored with new windows and storefront systems, and the structure rehabilitated with a connection to the new hotel on the first and fourth floors. The hotel tower will rise above the 3-story base and take on a more modern aesthetic through the use of floor-to-ceiling window wall and composite metal panel systems.

As part of this project, a new pedestrian bridge will be constructed over South Indiana Avenue. This bridge will connect the third-floor meeting room level of the hotel to the existing McCormick Place West facility. The new bridge will be of similar design to the existing pedestrian bridges at McCormick Place.

Ground floor tenant spaces and the hotel rooftop will contain restaurants and night life, activating the gateway to the historic Motor Row District.

Size: 351,978 SF, 466 Rooms

Services: Architecture, Historic Preservation

Sustainability: Pursuing LEED Certification

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224 West Huron Street, Suite 7E
Chicago, Illinois 60654
phone: 312. 266. 1126

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