The Luxury Collection's first Chicago hotel opened on Tuesday, taking over the former Conrad Chicago.

The hotel, which was developed out of the historic McGraw-Hill building in 2001, is called the Gwen. The property was named in honor of Gwen Lux, a pioneering Chicago-born sculptor whose work has appeared in the McGraw-Hill building as well as New York’s Radio City Music Hall.

The Art Deco-era property has 300 guestrooms and includes views of the Chicago skyline as well as a restaurant called the Artist’s Table and almost 15,000 square feet of event space.

The hotel is less than a block from Chicago’s Maginficent Mile and is connected to the Shops at North Bridge.

The Gwen is owned by owned DiamondRock Hospitality and managed by Crescent Hotels & Resorts.

This article has been updated to reflect that the Gwen has 300 guestrooms, not 311 as originally stated.

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