Rock the Rooftops

It's time to take those libations upstairs and outside.

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Could it be? Spring temps are finally making their way to Chicago and to celebrate some of Chicago's hottest rooftop lounges are either opening their doors early or offering a sneak peek.
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The Terrace at the Conrad Hilton is painting the floors and will officially open on May 3.
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The open-air portion of C-View, located in the Affinia Hotel, officially opens the week of April 12.
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Patrons have been bugging the staff at Zed 451 to open the rooftop since Patrick's Day weekend, so any nice day from here on out the lounge will be open.
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NV Penthouse never closed its outdoor lounge, but with the warmer weather they'll be able to retire the heaters parked next to the cabanas.
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NoMI doesn't plan to officially open its rooftop lounge until April 21.
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Even though it hasn't even been open for a year, West Loop hot spot Market is making improvements to its rooftop. It's under expansion and won't open until the summer. The beer garden does have a retractable roof which they'll open up on nice days.
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NV Penthouse never closed its outdoor lounge, but with the warmer weather they'll be able to retire the heaters parked next to the cabanas.
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Citizen Bar is easing into the season. They'll start by just placing tables outside, but look for a full service bar as we approach the weekend.
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The Southern (formerly Chaise Lounge) opens its rooftop lounge yearround and the windows will be opened if the weather is in the 60's at night."
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