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Journal

Welcome to our journal where we tell stories of the exceptional artists who grace our spaces, the partnerships that drive our ethos and the culinary experiences crafted by our talented chefs.

Emmy Star Brown standing in front of the shipping container she painted for the rooftop of The Emily HotelEmmy Star Brown standing in front of the shipping container she painted for the rooftop of The Emily Hotel

Playing in Color: A Conversation with Emmy Star Brown

Our recent collaboration with celebrated artist Emmy Star Brown brought playful colors and abstract shapes in the form of murals and branding elements to The Emily. Brown's process, inspired by local imagery and our hotel's nature-centric essence, created artwork that captivates and evokes curiosity.

dan the baker pastry chef portrait in front of the emily hotel signage fulton market chicagodan the baker pastry chef portrait in front of the emily hotel signage fulton market chicago

The Artisanal Journey of Dan The Baker

Meet Dan the Baker, a Chicago favorite. Dan and his team create the best bread, pastries and tarts in town, and we're lucky enough to sell them at The Emily Hotel. We sat down with Dan to chat all things baked goods.

Raspy Rivera Art at The EmilyRaspy Rivera Art at The Emily

Making Her Mark at The Emily: A Conversation with Raspy Rivera

#CuratedAtTheEmily: Our inaugural Artist in Residence, Raspy Rivera, shares her journey to becoming the artist she is today, what inspires her, and the creative process behind her curated pieces helping to bring The Emily to life.

Man in blue gloves holding up a piece of honey combMan in blue gloves holding up a piece of honey comb

All The Buzz on Urban Apiaries with Rooftop Crop

A local honey collaboration between The Emily Hotel and Roofcrop tests flavor profiles and utilizes the hotel's roof top garden. Marigolds and ancho chilis come to together to create a sweet, smoky, and spicy honey.

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