A New SoHo House Location and Upcoming EXPO Art Week Revive Chicago

by | Jun 13, 2014 | Culture, Entertainment, Events | 0 comments

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Tony Karman, President and Director of EXPO Chicago.

SoHo House Chicago is set to open its new location on Green St., in Chicago, Illinois, this August. The old Chicago Belting Factory underwent a $50 million dollar transformation to produce the SoHo House Chicago, which will feature a 35-room-boutique, delicious eateries, a 40-seat screening room, cow-shed spa, glass-enclosed rooftop bar and courtyard, an 80-foot swimming pool, fitness center and many other exclusive, luxury amenities.

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 President of Northern Trust East Region, David C. Blowers 

The opening of SoHo House Chicago will precede EXPO Chicago, a stellar, international art fair taking place September 18 – 21, at the Navy Pier’s Festival Hall. EXPO Chicago is part of EXPO Art Week, a city- wide event that celebrates arts and culture from September 15-21. EXPO art week represents 138 galleries hailing from 42 cities and 17 countries. Making a debut this year is Mihai Nicodim‘s highly anticipated new exhibition, originating from Brussels, Germany.

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Elena Grotto, Media Relations Manager from the Mueum of Contemporary Art Chicago 

EXPO Chicago has been under the successful leadership of President and Director Tony Karman. At an exclusive breakfast at the SoHo House New York on June 11th, Karman spoke about EXPO Chicago and expressed his appreciation toward the exhibitors, who will display their collections this Fall. On behalf of the presenting sponsor–for the third consecutive year–Northern Trust, David C. Blowers, the President of Northern Trust East Region, also articulated his excitement for this September’s EXPO Chicago.

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David Bowie Is Art Gallery Book at MCA Chicago

Melissa Cherry, VP of Cultural Tourism & Neighborhoods of Choose Chicago, also said a few words, emphasizing Chicago as the hot-spot to visit for the fall. When speaking about the exhibitions taking place at EXPO Chicago, Grotto recommended checking out the David Bowie Is collection at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.

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Breakfast Served at SoHo House New York | June 11  

New Yorkers interested in the SoHo House Chicago can enjoy similar luxuries at the SoHo House New Yorka jewel located in the stylish SoHo area, without having to travel to Illinois.

Make sure to mark your calendar for the following EXPO Chicago highlights:

Magritte at the Art Institute (6/24 – 10/13)

David Bowie Is at MCA (9/23 – 1/14/15)

World Music Festival (9/11 – 9/21)

International Beethoven Project (9/5 – 9/21)

Chicago Gourmet (9/26 – 9/28)

Chicago Artist Month (10/1 – 10/31)

– Mariah Brown

– Photography by Caesar Caberto Jr

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