Big things are happening at Chicago's Navy Pier.

Plans are are going forward to build its first ever hotel.


Another option to stay an have a fun weekend out in the heart of the city.

WGN shares that groundbreaking for Navy Pier's first ever hotel is happening today.

The plan is to build a "seven-story hotel at the eastern end of the pier [that] will feature floor-to-ceiling windows to show off Lake Michigan." It will also have "space for a 30,000-square-foot rooftop bar."

Right now the targeted date for it to be open is next summer.

Wow! That sounds pretty awesome.

I can't wait to see this place. Can you?




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