W Chicago - City Center

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172 West Adams Street, Chicago, IL, 60603-3604, United States   •  Weather:    •   Local Time:     •  Phone: (312) 332-1200  


Chicago Theatre District

Take the stage while escaping at our hotel near the Chicago Theatre District.

The W Chicago City Center Hotel is within walking distance from the Chicago Theatre District's brightly lit marquees along Dearborn and Randolph. You'll have backstage access to magnificently restored venues. View calendar

Cadillac Palace Theatre

Ideally located only a few blocks away from the W Chicago City Center in the heart of the Randolph Street Theatre District, the Cadillac Palace Theatre is a treasure in the Windy City. With a French influence, you will be astounded as you enter to marbled walls and illuminating crystal chandeliers. After a $20 million renovation, this beautiful theatre will make your experience unforgettable.

Ford Center for the Performing Arts/Oriental Theatre

Among those reviving Chicago's theatre district, the Ford Oriental Theatre is a renowned favorite for musical theater. Just mere blocks away from our theatre district hotel, you can experience Chicago in a whole new way. This upscale space has been refurbished and holds 2,000 comfy seats under a domed ceiling, colorfully decorated with various works of art. With the look of an Asian temple, you will not be disappointed with this Chicago jewel. 

The Chicago Theatre

Experience the grandeur of The Chicago Theatre when you enter to an elegant lobby, majestic staircase and breath-taking auditorium. With French Baroque influence, the magificent detail in the architecture, from the archways to the grand windows, will surely please. The famous 'Chicago' marquee sign when you approach is one of the last remaining of its kind and is a main symbol of Chicago. Having housed performances from some of the world's top entertainers, do not miss an opportunity to enjoy the theater.

Bank of America Theatre

Housing Chicago's favorites, such as Jersey Boys, Book of Mormon and Rock of Ages, the Bank of America Theatre is a go-to attraction for theater. Located conveniently in the theatre district, this historic building was at one time the tallest building in Chicago. Having its door shut of 15 years, it is a major theater house for Broadway plays. The auditorium was remodeled, but still retains the original design and charm originally intended. Enjoy the hottest shows on Broadway today, just steps away from the W Chicago City Center.

Goodman Theatre

The closest theater to the W Chicago City Center is also Chicago's oldest and largest not-for-profit theater. This eclectic theatre is home to a variety of artists and performances, giving both classic and contemporary works a chance to shine. The Goodman Theatre is known for combining culture rich performances, as well as providing educational programs for the community. Contributing to the vibrance of Chicago's theatre district, experience all this city has to offer.