Palmer House Hotel

Palmer House Hotel (HM1QNH)

Location: Chicago, IL 60603 Cook County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 52.841', W 87° 37.62'

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Holabird & Roche, architects

— 1925-27 —

This massive hotel, once the world's largest, bears the name of Potter Palmer, one of Chicago's most important businessmen. It is designed in the Classical Revival style with French Neoclassical influences. Interior spaces of note include the grandly-scaled and elaborate hotel reception lobby, Empire Room, Red Lacquer Room, an Grand Ballroom. At the corner of State and Monroe streets is arguably Chicago's finest-surviving historic retail storefront and interior, originally built for C.D. Peacock jewelers.
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HM NumberHM1QNH
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Year Placed2006
Placed ByCommission of Chicago Landmarks
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, February 4th, 2016 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 447976 N 4636718
Decimal Degrees41.88068333, -87.62700000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 52.841', W 87° 37.62'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 52' 50.46" N, 87° 37' 37.2" W
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Area Code(s)312, 630, 773, 217, 708,
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 17 E Monroe St, Chicago IL 60603, US
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