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Chicago Athletic Association Shines

Built by its elite members to convince visitors to the 1893 Chicago World's Fair that this wasn't a hick town, the elegant Chicago Athletic Association languished in recent decades, notable for its Venetian Gothic facade on a landmarked stretch of Michigan Avenue. But in 2013, Commune Hotels & Resorts and the developers AJ Capital Partners began its resurrection, restoring the terrazzo floors, stained glass windows and carved stone fireplaces. In May 2015, the former men's club … [Read More...]

Chicago Athletic Hotel

Chicago Athletic Hotel Built by its elite members to convince visitors to the 1893 Chicago World's Fair that this wasn't a hick town, the elegant Chicago Athletic Association languished in recent decades, notable for its Venetian Gothic facade on a landmarked stretch of Michigan Avenue. But in 2013, Commune Hotels & Resorts and the developers AJ Capital Partners began its resurrection, restoring the terrazzo floors, stained glass windows and carved stone fireplaces. In May 2015, … [Read More...]

5 Things To Do In Chicago

5 Things To Do In Chicago When planning a trip to the Windy City, you will find there are plenty of Chicago attractions and activities to consider, including main sights, shopping opportunities, and entertaining cultural explorations. Regardless of what you planned before entering this exciting destination, you are sure to come across a variety of places to visit, which may include some of the following selections: Navy Pier While this attraction originally served the many freighters and … [Read More...]

What Are You Doing In Chicago New Year’s Eve?

What Are You Doing In Chicago New Year's Eve? As soon as Christmas is over, everyone begins to think about New Year's Eve. If your plans for your Chicago New Year's Eve have not been finalized yet, here are some great possibilities: The first is for those of you looking for FREE activities to ring in the New Year and they include: DNAinfo - 5 Free Things To Do in Chicago for New Year's Eve "The city has all kinds of concerts, parties and events, but it's got more than a few attractions … [Read More...]