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In the 19th century, Chicago built the world’s first modern skyscraper. In the 20th century, we created a world-renowned skyline. And today, Chicago aspires to make that skyline the most efficient on the planet. – Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Hotel Monaco Chicago

Address

225 N Wabash Ave Chicago, IL 60601

Neighborhood

Loop

Owner

Cornerstone Investors

Property manager

Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants

Year Constructed

1912

Sq. Footage

118,428

Building Description

At one time, Hotel Monaco Chicago was known as the headquarters for DB Fisk Company, a worldwide hat making factory. The building has been renovated and repurposed as a hotel, but retains some of the original charms that help keep the building both historic and unique. The building is steel framed with brick masonry walls with terra cotta decorative elements.

Year Joined the Retrofit Chicago Energy Challenge

1/1/2013