What is the design style of The Peninsula Chicago?

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The design style of The Peninsula Chicago is classic with a blend of traditional European elegance. The façade of the building is adorned with attractive lighting that distinguishes the hotel, even among the other fancy buildings in the neighborhood. Inside, you’ll find a relaxing color scheme of cream and gold spilling from the lobby.

The enormous 20-foot windows in the hotel’s casual restaurant, The Lobby, and abundant use of high-quality stone, gracious lighting fixtures and gold leaf accents create an elegant atmosphere that’s as comfortable as your own living room. The classic design seamlessly continues into the contemporary, yet luxuriously designed guestrooms, which are adorned with attractive prints topped with high-quality fabrics and furnishings. You can’t help but look around the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel and be inspired for ideas to incorporate into your own home. The Peninsula Chicago’s design style instantly makes you feel at home and surrounds you with a comfortable sense of luxury.

Maria Zec

The Peninsula Chicago creates an image derived from its dual heritage. It’s distinctive massing and classical facade characterized by bold outlines and geometric forms embody the character of the flagship Peninsula Hong Kong, while recalling the Art Deco design of the grand apartment buildings that sprung up along Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive in the 1920’s and 1930’s. The overall design re-establishes the traditional scale, style and quality of North Michigan Avenue.

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