Renowned Chicago architect Daniel Burnham once said: “Make no little plans. They have no magic to stir men’s blood and probably will themselves not be realized.” The new 610-room JW Marriott Chicago hotel in the renovated Continental & Commercial National Bank Building, Burnham’s 1914 neoclassical showpiece in Chicago’s financial district, is an example of the type of big plan the architect likely would have approved. At a cost of $396 million, the ...
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