Developer reduces height, changes design of Judge Doyle Square hotel
The developer behind the centerpiece hotel for the $175 million Judge Doyle Square project Downtown is now offering a shorter, less-flashy design for the property one block from the state Capitol.

Beitler Real Estate Services, of Chicago, which initially proposed a shimmering, 12-story glass-sheathed building to rise on the 200 block of South Pinckney Street, says it now intends to build a nine-story structure that retains its curved shape facing the street but abandons the dominant glass appearance for a mix of metal panels and glass and some masonry at the base.

Despite the reduced height, the hotel will still have roughly 260 rooms and other amenities including a first-floor lobby with bar, restaurant and meeting spaces...

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Ken Notes: I remain a fan of George Austin who has demonstrated on many occasions his unique ability to heard cats. This will eventually get done if we do not micro manage and allow George to do what he was hired to do...



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