The Neighborhood Lodge Little Italy is the results of a full-scope reno of the previous Nationwide Italian American Sports activities Corridor of Fame constructing. Thirty-five suites (studio, one and two bedrooms) provide full kitchens and a mid-century Italian meets smooth city loft vibe.
Chicago, Ailing – The Neighborhood Lodge Little Italy is pleased with its nomination for USA Right this moment’s Greatest New Lodge award [vote here]! USA Right this moment’s panel of journey specialists nominated their favourite lodge openings of the final 12 months which options a powerful lineup of lodges nationwide.
It is a cool second for the lodge and the Little Italy neighborhood! We got here throughout some previous posters from Mayor Daley’s marketing campaign within the Sixties throughout development. The messages targeted on Chicago satisfaction, honing in on what’s good for Chicago. Our lodges deliver goodness to our metropolis as we’re devoted to the folks and communities — every distinctive neighborhood provides our lodges a pulse and an vitality that’s particular, says Jonathan Gordon, Founder and CEO of The Neighborhood Lodge.
The Neighborhood Lodge is supplied with the facilities of a lodge with the heat and comfort of 1’s dwelling. The Little Italy location provides lodging for 138 company (42 bedrooms) throughout 35 suites [studio, one and two bedrooms]. Relying on the structure, a collection can maintain two to 6 folks between beds and sleeper sofas. Every area is outfitted with considerate facilities, stocked kitchens [some with ovens and ranges], and a well-curated choice of artwork and equipment, together with Sferra linens, Malin + Goetz bathtub merchandise, Metric Espresso w/Moccamaster Brewers, yoga mats, and extra.
Insurgent Home Design channeled a contemporary, trendy idea with hints of mid-century Italian affect. Pops of coloration praise hovering ceilings whereas terrazzo flooring and chic plaster accents spherical out the distinctive particulars.
The Neighborhood model is constructed on connecting vacationers with the communities they’re staying in, says Marli Jones, Proprietor of Insurgent Home Design.
For inspiration, our crew turned to the historical past of the culturally vibrant space and the wealthy custom of Italian design. Modern strains, easy geometries and a joyful coloration palette honor the exceptional influence Italian designers made all through the twentieth century whereas making a vibe that’s contemporary and compelling for immediately’s company, Jones provides. The highest flooring’s out of doors terraces add to the dynamic vitality with charming views of the town – a reminder that you simply’re away from all of it but proximate to the whole lot.
We knew that this constructing [the former National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame] was ideally suited for our fourth location as a result of it’s an fascinating, historic area in a main location. Little Italy is dwelling to the whole lot that provides the town soul— unbelievable folks, eating places, and tradition — all close to the Illinois Medical District, Located inside a half mile from UI Well being and Rush Hospitals, The Neighborhood Lodge Little Italy fills a gap on this planet of lodging.
Medical doctors, nurses, sufferers and their households want a spot to remain that’s tremendous near the hospital(s) but additionally an area that feels good. Our lodge is clear and comforting, stuffed with considerate particulars, says Gordon. A few of these touches embrace: a partnership with Child’s Away to ship and assemble any child gear that’s wanted and comfy throw blankets made by The Weaving Mill [a local company that also supports Envision Unlimited — a nonprofit that helps adults with developmental disabilities]. Distinctive particulars are additionally mirrored within the Gibsons seasoning salt in each pantry, a information to the neighborhood with ideas from long-time locals on every espresso desk, and even bocce balls to make use of on the courts subsequent door.
We notice that lots of our company are staying purely for enjoyable however some are right here for work or medical journey. We need to assist everybody which is why we double down on the issues which may appear small, Gordon says.
Voting closes on December twenty fifth, 2023. The Neighborhood Lodge crew inspired you to vote early and infrequently, its the Chicago manner.
About The Neighborhood Lodge
The Neighborhood Lodge was based by journey lovers who take pleasure in areas that encourage, consolation and gas. Every suite is nicely outfitted for brief and longterm stays (i.e. kitchenettes, laundry, and so on.). The Neighborhood Lodge goals to remodel previous buildings with cool historical past into nicely outfitted condo model lodges that honor the previous whereas representing the now. The vibe is contemporary + enjoyable with rooms which might be stocked to assist everybody from the homebody to the adventurer. The Neighborhood Lodge serves as a basecamp for the explorer and a sanctuary for the traveler who must recharge, reset or simply chill.The suites are easy + clear punctuated by accents that deliver the correct amount of pop. The Neighborhood Lodge has places in: Lincoln Park, Little Italy, West Loop (2025 opening), New Buffalo, MI and Grand Seashore, MI.