by Michael C. Lowe | May 30, 2012

The 1,544-room Hilton Chicago has finished the first phase of its four-part, $150 million renovation project. To date, 454 guest rooms have been upgraded and now feature 37-inch plasma TVs, wireless Internet and in-room touch-screen concierge systems. Also, the lobby level now features a 2,600-square-foot meeting room and the 720 South Bar & Grill, which includes a 14-seat dining room for private functions.