The 1,200-room McCormick Place Convention Hotel to Be a Marriott Marquis

The planned 1,200-room convention hotel to be built adjacent to McCormick Place's West Building in Chicago will be operated by Marriott International Inc., according to the Chicago Tribune. The $400 million Marriott Marquis property, expected to open in late 2016, will be part of a larger project that will include a 500-room boutique hotel and a multiuse arena that will host DePaul University basketball games.