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ace hotel chicago now taking reservations — and will be giving to local nonprofits

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ace hotel chicago now taking reservations — and will be giving to local nonprofits

the soon-to-open ace hotel chicago has started taking room reservations — and it’s pledged to give some of the money from these bookings to a trio of local nonprofits.slated to open in the fulton market district on sept. 1, ace hotel chicago launched online reservations wednesday at www.acehotel.com/chicago for the 159-room property still under construction at 311 n. morgan.from now until mid-april, ace will donate 10 percent of revenue from future bookings to three groups “doing impactful things for young people in the city,” said an executive with the boutique hotel chain. the goal is to reach $25,000.related: trending life & style news this hourthe three nonprofits include two that focus on literature: young chicago authors and 826chi, providing free writing programs for students ages 6-18. money also will go to little black pearl, which runs a cultural arts center on the south side and strives to improve access to the arts for youth and young adults.these three organizations were chosen because they do work that’s in keeping with the company’s mission, ace hotel group partner and chief brand officer kelly sawdon said in a phone interview.“ace hotel was started (in seattle in 1999) by a group that had a lot of creative friends coming to town for shows and events, and they didn’t have a place to stay,” sawdon said. “we looked for organizations that have the same ethos: supporting young creatives getting started in their careers.”a modernist vibe perm...