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LondonHouse Chicago Appoints Don Barnett as New Director of Sales and Marketing

Posted Nov 01, 2017 in NEWS » Member News

LondonHouse Chicago, the luxury lifestyle property on the corner of Michigan Avenue and Wacker Drive, welcomes Don Barnett as the hotel’s new Director of Sales and Marketing. In this role, Barnett guides the strategic development of the hotel’s marketing and sales teams and ensures that guests have an exceptional and one-of-a-kind experience while staying at LondonHouse... read more


Colorful Fall Gardens Are Blooming On The Magnificent Mile!

Posted Oct 31, 2017 in NEWS » Member News

Beautiful mums of all colors, decorative cabbages, and plump pumpkins have replaced the summer plantings in the parkway gardens along The Magnificent Mile®. This year, we are pleased to see many gardens maintain sustainable plantings that are able to survive through varied weather conditions and seasons.

The Fall 2017 Magnificent Mile® Beautification Walk was conducted... read more


Navy Pier’s New Hotel is Officially a Go

Posted Oct 31, 2017 in NEWS » Member News

Just weeks after opening a new, reconfigurable performance space for the Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Navy Pier is ready to begin the next—and perhaps most dramatic—phase of renovations: construction of a 222-room waterside hotel. Thanks to a newly issued demolition permit, crews can begin making room for the glassy, seven-story addition to the popular tourist... read more


Gibsons Ranks as Chicago’s Highest-Grossing Independent Restaurant

Posted Oct 31, 2017 in NEWS » Member News

Nearly one in ten of the nation’s top-selling restaurants – that are not part of a chain – are located north of the Loop, according to a new ranking by a restaurant industry publication.

Restaurant Business has released its annual ranking, by gross 2016 food and beverage sales, of the Top 100 Independent Restaurants. Twelve are in the Chicago area, six are in River... read more


Wirtz Realty Corporation’s 333 North Michigan Avenue Building Receives Preservation Award

Posted Oct 31, 2017 in NEWS » Member News

The 333 North Michigan Building is one of the city’s most outstanding Art Deco‐style skyscrapers, and one of the first to take advantage of the city’s 1923 zoning ordinance, which encouraged the construction of buildings with setback towers. The building was designed by renowned architect Holabird & Root and completed in 1928. Having maintained ownership of the office... read more


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Colorful Fall Gardens Have Arrived On The Magnificent Mile!

Posted Oct 21, 2015 in NEWS » Newsroom

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 NEWS » Newsroom

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 NEWS » Newsroom

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 NEWS » Newsroom

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


Online Advertising Opportunities at TheMagnificentMile.com

Posted Dec 09, 2014 in NEWS » Newsroom

TheMagnificentMile.com is a top referring site for many of our member businesses, with over 1.2 million visitors from 198 countries in 2014. Annual buys for banner advertisements are going fast: don’t miss your opportunity to advertise on popular sections of the site, including Shopping, Dining/Nightlife, Attractions and Maps & Travel Tools! Advertisers on... read more