Ace Hotel Chicago

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Set in an industrial concrete-and-glass building that was once home to an Italian cheesemaking company, the Ace Hotel's latest opening is an ode to the Windy City.

The cool boutique hotel chain's newest spot is perfectly at home in Chicago's West Loop neighborhood. Created by Los Angeles-based design studio Commune, the 159-room hotel was designed to harmonize with the existing facade of the Fulton Market cheese factory, preserving the landmark structure.

Modern home with Bedroom, Bench, Bed, Chair, Lamps, Wall Lighting, Ceiling Lighting, Carpet Floor, and Table Lighting. Each room comes with a unique piece of art on letterhead stationery that's painted or hand-drawn by a student at the Chicago Art Institute.  Photo  of Ace Hotel ChicagoView Photos

Each room comes with a unique piece of art on letterhead stationery that's painted or hand-drawn by a student at the Chicago Art Institute.

Modern home with Exterior, Brick Siding Material, Metal Siding Material, Glass Siding Material, and Flat RoofLine. With architecture by GREG Architects, the building's design concept was inspired by the Bauhaus philosophy and the establishment of The New Bauhaus Chicago by László Moholy-Nagy in 1937, a movement that paved the way for the city's enduring legacy of modern design and architecture.  Photo 2 of Ace Hotel ChicagoView Photos

With architecture by GREG Architects, the building's design concept was inspired by the Bauhaus philosophy and the establishment of The New Bauhaus Chicago by László Moholy-Nagy in 1937, a movement that paved the way for the city's enduring legacy of modern design and architecture.

Modern home with Dining Room, Chair, Table, Bench, Ceiling Lighting, Pendant Lighting, and Stools. When designing the interiors, Commune also referenced the city’s modernist history, while taking cues from architectural icons like Frank Lloyd Wright and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.  Photo 3 of Ace Hotel ChicagoView Photos

When designing the interiors, Commune also referenced the city’s modernist history, while taking cues from architectural icons like Frank Lloyd Wright and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

Modern home with Living Room, Table Lighting, and Accent Lighting. The guest rooms and public areas feature a mix of influences that range from the New Bauhaus school of design and the work of brutalist Belgian architect Juliaan Lampens, to the bold geometric patterns of Josef and Anni Albers.  Photo 4 of Ace Hotel ChicagoView Photos

The guest rooms and public areas feature a mix of influences that range from the New Bauhaus school of design and the work of brutalist Belgian architect Juliaan Lampens, to the bold geometric patterns of Josef and Anni Albers.

Modern home with Hallway. Commune and Ace worked hand-in-hand with local and regional students, artists, designers, and retailers to create a space that marries Midwestern craftsmanship with utilitarian design—celebrating the nature of the city. Photo 5 of Ace Hotel ChicagoView Photos

Commune and Ace worked hand-in-hand with local and regional students, artists, designers, and retailers to create a space that marries Midwestern craftsmanship with utilitarian design—celebrating the nature of the city.

Modern home with Dining Room, Chair, Table, and Pendant Lighting. Polished-steel tubing, perforated brass, plywood, and linoleum make up the building blocks of the interiors. Simple, straightforward, and thoughtful materials evoke Mies Van De Rohe’s work at the Illinois Institute of Technology.  Photo 7 of Ace Hotel ChicagoView Photos

Polished-steel tubing, perforated brass, plywood, and linoleum make up the building blocks of the interiors. Simple, straightforward, and thoughtful materials evoke Mies Van De Rohe’s work at the Illinois Institute of Technology.

Modern home with Living Room, Coffee Tables, Chair, Rug Floor, Ceiling Lighting, Pendant Lighting, Stools, Bar, Recliner, and End Tables. Warmth and texture are introduced via handwoven textiles, natural leather, wool, and linen. In the public spaces, modernist and utilitarian furnishings are complemented by bold geometric patterns. The design is a modern synthesis of functionality, art, and design. Photo 9 of Ace Hotel ChicagoView Photos

Warmth and texture are introduced via handwoven textiles, natural leather, wool, and linen. In the public spaces, modernist and utilitarian furnishings are complemented by bold geometric patterns. The design is a modern synthesis of functionality, art, and design.

Modern home with Living Room, Chair, Coffee Tables, Sectional, and Wall Lighting. Dining options include a restaurant called City Mouse and a cafe by Stumptown Coffee Roasters, which is their first Midwest location.  Photo 10 of Ace Hotel ChicagoView Photos

Dining options include a restaurant called City Mouse and a cafe by Stumptown Coffee Roasters, which is their first Midwest location.

Modern home with Dining Room, Table, Pendant Lighting, Chair, Bench, and Terrazzo Floor. The clean and modern design of the rooms is complemented by built-in plywood and linoleum furnishings—a nod to the designs of Arne Jacobsen and Richard Neutra.  Photo 12 of Ace Hotel ChicagoView Photos

The clean and modern design of the rooms is complemented by built-in plywood and linoleum furnishings—a nod to the designs of Arne Jacobsen and Richard Neutra.

Modern home with Bedroom, Bed, Ceiling Lighting, and Carpet Floor. Monochrome coverlets crafted at a Midwestern mill bedeck the beds. Taking inspiration from Bauhaus textiles, the design was conceived by the Los Angeles-based design shop RTH. Photo 15 of Ace Hotel ChicagoView Photos

Monochrome coverlets crafted at a Midwestern mill bedeck the beds. Taking inspiration from Bauhaus textiles, the design was conceived by the Los Angeles-based design shop RTH.

Modern home with Bedroom, Bed, Bench, Wall Lighting, and Carpet Floor. The top-floor bar Waydown features panoramic skyline views of the Chicago Loop. Photo 16 of Ace Hotel ChicagoView Photos

The top-floor bar Waydown features panoramic skyline views of the Chicago Loop.

Modern home with Outdoor, Rooftop, and Planters Patio, Porch, Deck. A landscaped roof terrace is just one of the hotel's five event venues. Photo 18 of Ace Hotel ChicagoView Photos

A landscaped roof terrace is just one of the hotel's five event venues.

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Architect
  • GREC Architects
Interior Design
Landscape Design
  • Site Design Group, Ltd.
Builder
  • Power Construction Company
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