Who Says Illinois is Broke? $400 Million for Yet Another State Owned Hotel at McCormick Place
City and state officials today are announcing the latest step in their effort to revitalize McCormick Place: construction of a 1,200-room hotel adjacent to the convention center.
In a statement made available to Crain’s, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Pat Quinn say the $400 million tower, as yet unnamed, will give Chicago an additional weapon to compete