Around Town visits the Blackstone Hotel

Located in the heart of the city's Cultural Mile and adjacent to the world class Millennium Park, The Blackstone, Autograph Collection, features 335 stylish downtown Chicago hotel rooms and suites, including the famed Suite of Presidents and Smoke-filled Room, 19,670 square feet of event space, including the lavishly restored Crystal Ballroom, and upgraded fitness club. The hotel also features an innovative collection of over 1,600 original artworks, primarily by Chicago artists, on permanent display throughout the guest-rooms, Art Hall and public spaces lending a decidedly contemporary twist to the ambiance of the hotel. A street-level Starbucks Cafe with outdoor seating serves hotel guests, the local business community, and neighborhood residents.

For more information or to make a reservation, call 312-447-0955 or visit www.theblackstonehotel.com.