LOS ANGELES, Calif. – April 10, 2018 – Davidson Hotels & Resorts – one of the nation’s leading hotel management companies for delivering hospitality and creating value – has announced the addition of Hotel Zachary at Gallagher Way, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, to its highly curated portfolio. Situated in the heart of Chicago’s renowned Lakeview neighborhood, Hotel Zachary at Gallagher Way is inspired by its namesake, famed Chicago architect, Zachary Taylor Davis, who designed the esteemed Wrigley Field in 1914. Owned by Hickory Street Capital, this exciting new lifestyle hotel will be managed by Pivot Hotels & Resorts – Davidson’s lifestyle and luxury division.
“My family and I are truly honored to bring the Hotel Zachary to Lakeview and the city of Chicago,” said Tom Ricketts, who is chairman of Hickory Street Capital. “Hotel Zachary will pay homage to the neighborhood’s rich history and to Chicago’s architecture and design legacy. We’re excited to offer new chef driven restaurants and unique, year-round experiences for neighbors, families, fans, and visitors.”
Tom Ricketts further states, “We are proud to announce our partnership with the exceptional Pivot team, knowing they will bring authenticity, passion and intuitive service to Hotel Zachary. Through this exciting new hotel, we hope to pay homage to Lakeview’s rich history as one of Chicago’s liveliest neighborhoods, while thoughtfully pushing the envelope through creative design, exciting new restaurants and uniquely crafted experiences for locals and visitors alike.”
Located adjacent to historic Wrigley Field, the 173-room Hotel Zachary at Gallagher Way joins a community quickly emerging as an exciting year-round lifestyle and culinary destination complemented by the Park at Wrigley. Hotel Zachary is situated within a 238,000-sq-ft mixed-use development that also features some of Chicago’s best-known chefs and restaurants, including West Town Bakery & Tap, Big Star, Smoke Daddy, and Matthias Merges’ new eatery, Mordecai. Hotel Zachary will deliver authentic local experiences on Chicago’s North Side, as a new in-town hub for city explorers, business travelers, visiting families and baseball enthusiasts to find entertainment, great dining and a distinctively personalized lodging experience.
“We’re thrilled to grow Pivot with an incomparable owner like the Ricketts family, as they have demonstrated significant progress in restoring Wrigley Field and developing and enhancing the surrounding neighborhood. Our selection to be part of this community is a tremendous privilege and we will uphold this responsibility by delivering heartfelt service through inspired team members,” said John Belden, president and CEO of Davidson Hotels & Resorts. “The Hickory Street Capital team has created an extraordinary destination for guests to enjoy year-round, allowing visitors to live like locals. Whether walking from a few blocks away, driving in from the heartland or traveling from around the globe, guests will enjoy a unique and lively new social hub at Hotel Zachary.”
Davidson Hotels & Resorts, and its lifestyle and luxury operating division, Pivot Hotels & Resorts, is one of the industry’s preeminent hotel operators, specializing in branded and lifestyle full-service and upscale urban select-service hotels. For more information about Davidson Hotels & Resorts and Pivot Hotels & Resorts, visit www.davidsonhotels.com or www.pivothotels.com.