by Michael C. Lowe | May 07, 2014
Chicago's McCormick Place Entertainment District Project, which includes a four-story basketball arena for DePaul University and a 1,200-room Marriott hotel and retail space, has been approved by the Chicago Plan Commission. According to the Chicago Tribune, the project is a partnership between DePaul University, the city, and the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority. Developers of the $600 million, two-year project hope to break ground in early 2015 for completion in 2017.