21c Museum Hotel Chicago gets new operator

JRE Partners has selected Davidson Hospitality Group to operate the 21c Museum Hotel Chicago under its lifestyle operating vertical, Pivot. 21c Museum Hotel Chicago is a multivenue museum and 297-room boutique hotel with 106 suites.

“We are excited to expand our footprint in the Windy City with the addition of this truly dynamic lifestyle hotel, which enriches the travel experience through art,” Davidson Hospitality CEO and President Thom Geshay said in a statement. “This marks the first of hopefully many more fruitful endeavors with JRE Partners. We look forward to delivering upon our promise to create exceptional value, infuse heart, and deliver industry-leading services to our team members and guests.”

21c Museum Hotel Chicago has 10,000 square feet of meeting and event space curated with contemporary works of art. 

“It was important for us to identify a management company with a deep-rooted passion for continuous innovation that caters to today’s independent traveler, and Pivot offers just that,” said Mike Tompkins, director, JRE Partners. “Through our partnership, our goal is to bolster 21c Museum Hotel Chicago as a multivenue destination for consumers of global culture and elevate the already standout programming and exhibitions.”

In Chicago, Pivot currently operates Hotel Zachary at Gallagher Way, a Tribute Portfolio hotel.