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 Palomar Chicago


505 N State, Chicago Ill, 60654


River North


505 N State LLC

Property manager

Kimpton Hotels

Year Constructed



Grec Architects

Sq. Footage


Building Description

Hotel Palomar Chicago, a luxury boutique hotel in downtown Chicago, is set amidst the city's most exciting shops, culture and nightlife. Constructed of 90% glass and 10% steel, the building's floor to ceiling windows offer one of a kind views of the River North neighborhood. The hotel's contemporary, artful design features a sleek marble entranceway, architecturally-inspired furnishings and original artworks depicting the Chicago's World's Fair.

Year Joined the Retrofit Chicago Energy Challenge

March 2013