Chicago Attractions

Our modern hotel is less than a mile from the United Center and a short ride away from the culinary wonders of Chicago’s trendy West Loop. Take the nearby train to visit top attractions, such as Millennium Park or the Field Museum, or let our team help you dine and explore like a local. Architecture fans will be interested in the hotel itself—known 106 years ago as Cook County Hospital—which was designed so as to preserve and use elements from the building’s past life.

Hyatt House Chicago - Medical / University District

1835 W Harrison Street
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60612



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Cook County Hospital Museum Architecture at Hyatt House Chicago - Medical/University District

Cook County Hospital Museum | Hyatt House Chicago - Medical/University District

Designed by architect Paul Gerhardt, this Beaux Arts style building opened in 1914 and served as the cook county hospital until it closed in 2002. Often described as Chicago’s Ellis Island, the hospital served all residents of cook county and no one was turned away. 106 years later the redevelopment of this Chicago landmark, now consists of our Dual Branded Hyatt House and Hyatt Place hotels, medical and office space for cook county health, food hall, and a museum showcasing the rich history and legacy of the hospital.

Area Attractions

Shedd Aquarium near Hyatt House Chicago - Medical / University District
Parks in Chicago | Hyatt House Chicago - Medical / University District
Chicago Field Museum | Hyatt House Chicago - Medical / University District

Shedd Aquarium

Enjoy educational fun for all ages at Shedd Aquarium, just 15 minutes away from our hotel. Take a tour through the aquarium to see aquatic wildlife in action and enjoy immersive experiences including a shark feeding tour, a beluga encounter and more.

Millennium Park

Tour the exhibits at Field Museum, less than 4 miles away from Hyatt House. This natural history museum features exciting displays and experiences including a 40-foot long T-Rex skeleton, the Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice DNA Discovery Center, and more.

The Art Institute of Chicago

Tour the galleries at the Art Institute of Chicago, 3 miles away from Hyatt House Chicago - Medical District. With exhibits spanning a wide variety of styles, artists, and time periods, this museum offers an educational excursion everyone can enjoy.

Clarence Buckingham Memorial Fountain

While sightseeing in Chicago, don't forget to check out the Clarence Buckingham Memorial Fountain. Located 3 miles away from Hyatt House, this impressive fountain is one of the largest in the world and features stunning light displays at dusk.

Willis Tower SkyDeck

The must-see Willis Tower SkyDeck will take your breath away. Explore the exhibits, the Ledge, and the history behind the famous building. Purchase your tickets today!

Sports + Entertainment Venues

United Center

Catch concerts, games, and events at United Center, the largest arena in the United States. Located less than a mile from our hotel, this multipurpose venue is the home of the Chicago Bulls and Chicago Blackhawks and hosts NCAA tournaments and more.

Fifth Third Arena | Chicago Blackhawks Community Ice Rink

Whether you're attending an event, athletic training, a game or hockey tournament, the Fifth Third Arena is within steps of Hyatt Place. Hockey fans can also enjoy watching the Chicago Blackhawks warm-up, practices are open for public viewing!

Local Food + Drink

Local Dining near  Hyatt House Chicago - Medical / University District
Chicago Pizza | Hyatt House Chicago - Medical / University District

Restaurant Row

Visit Restaurant Row to enjoy a wide selection of restaurants, bars, and cafes. Located 5 minutes away on Randolph Street, Chicago's vibrant restaurant scene offers bold flavors, live music, and more ways to have an unforgettable dining experience.

Girl & The Goat

Located on Randolph Street, Girl and the Goat serves up small plates with bold, globally influenced flavors from an open floorplan kitchen. The menu also includes wines from around the world, craft beers from local breweries, and signature cocktails.

Parlor Pizza Bar West Loop

Stop by Parlor Pizza Bar for wood-fired pizza topped with fresh, local ingredients. Pair your slice with craft brews and outdoor seating. Parlor Pizza's West Loop location is less than 10 minutes away from Hyatt House Chicago - Medical District.


Take a 10-minute drive to Oriole for an upscale Chicago dining experience. This two Michelin starred and AAA 5 Diamond rated restaurant is 2 miles away and offers an extended tasting menu and thoughtful wine pairings in an elegant, intimate setting.

Green Street Smoked Meats

Head to Green Street Smoked Meats to savor a menu of house-smoked brisket, pastrami, ribs, and more in an industrial setting. Located less than 10 minutes away from Hyatt House, this local BBQ joint offers patio seating, craft brews, and cocktails.