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Northwestern Memorial and Shirley Ryan Ability ranked among top hospitals in Illinois

Posted Aug 14, 2018 in

Northwestern Memorial Hospital was once again ranked 13 on the U.S. News and World Report's list of the best hospitals in the U.S. It also ranked number one on the list of hospitals in Illinois, followed by Rush University Medical Center (second), Loyola University Medical Center (third) and Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn and University of Chicago Medical... read more

Support Chicago Help Initiative at Run Mag Mile

Posted Aug 09, 2018 in

The Chicago Help Initiative has a great opportunity to do good things for the homeless guests we serve and for the communities we rely on for the support and resources to serve this fall.

CHI is the charity of Run Mag Mile, a 5k and 10k race in downtown Chicago on September 8th. We want to both raise funds for the work we do, and strengthen the bonds of our communities... read more

Hotel Julian Announces Opening on North Michigan Avenue

Posted Aug 09, 2018 in

Oxford Hotels & Resorts, LLC, the Chicago-based hotel management and branding affiliate of Oxford Capital Group, LLC, announces the opening of Hotel Julian Chicago in fall 2018. The Oxford Capital Group and Quadrum Global partnership led the redevelopment and adaptive re-use hotel conversion of the historic Atlantic Bank Building at 168 North Michigan Avenue. This project... read more

Loews Chicago Hotel is First Hotel to Go Straw-Free in Partnership with Shedd Aquarium

Posted Aug 09, 2018 in

Loews Chicago Hotel joins Shedd Aquarium’s “Shedd The Straw” initiative to reduce the use of single-use plastic straws throughout the hotel. Loews Chicago Hotel is the first hotel to join the initiative aimed at reducing single-use plastic straws in order to reduce waste and improve marine and freshwater ecosystems.

Beginning August 1, beverages served throughout the... read more

MCA Chicago Announces Three New Appointments

Posted Aug 09, 2018 in

Madeleine Grynsztejn, Pritzker Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, is pleased to announce the recent staff promotions of Naomi Beckwith to Manilow Senior Curator and Marissa Reyes to Dr. Robert N. Mayer Director of Learning and Public Programs, and the new appointment of Helen Yi as the Director of Retail Experience, concluding a comprehensive national... read more

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Colorful Fall Gardens Have Arrived On The Magnificent Mile!

Posted Oct 21, 2015 in

Beautiful mums of all colors, decorative cabbages and plump pumpkins have replaced the summer plantings in the parkway gardens along The Magnificent Mile®.

The Fall 2015 Magnificent Mile® Beautification Walk was conducted on Wednesday, October 14 by members of the Association’s Public Way Committee. The scores were tallied and the winning Fall 2015 property is:

1. The... read more

Spring Showers Bring Michigan Avenue Flowers

Posted Jul 15, 2015 in

The Summer 2015 Magnificent Mile® Beautification Walk was held on July 8 by the Planning and Advocacy Division’s Public Way Committee. Members of the committee graded each property on North Michigan Avenue between the Chicago River and Oak Street in order to assess the condition of trees, plants, fixtures, sidewalks and façades. The extensive rain these past few months... read more

Annual Planning & Advocacy Summit

Posted May 20, 2015 in

On Thursday, May 7, 2015 The Magnificent Mile Association hosted its annual Planning & Advocacy Summit at the Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile. Special thanks to Doug Dean, General Manager of the hotel for providing wonderful services and facilities for the event. Attending the event were over 65 association members who voiced their concerns and challenges as well as... read more

Spring has finally arrived on The Magnificent Mile!

Posted May 20, 2015 in

After a long, cold winter, the tulips quickly sprouted in the parkway gardens along The Magnificent Mile. The Spring 2015 Magnificent Mile® Beautification Walk was conducted on Wednesday, May 6 by members of the Association’s Public Way Committee. After judging the gardens the the Committee,  the winning Spring 2015 property is: The Woman’s Athletic Club of Chicago (626... read more

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