Mandarin Oriental Tower, Chicago Announced
Chicago will get another big tower. Mandarin Oriental has announced a 65-story co-tel. The Mandarin Oriental Tower, Chicago will have 500 units in a tall glass structure that will also have restaurants, shops and a 40,000 square-foot health club and spa. The tower will have 250 guest rooms and suites, 100 Residences at Mandarin Oriental which will be on floors 32 through 45 and start at 1,600-square-feet and include a full kitchen. Above that are 150 Tower Condominiums which have their own concierge service, valet parking and access to the hotel's spa and restaurants. Prices start from $500,000 to over $10 million. Completion is planned for spring 2009. Between this and the Fordham Spire, Chicago's skyline is going to be a whole lot flashier in a few years.