Marshal & Fox, architects
— 1910 —An outstanding example of Modern French style of Beaux-Arts Classical architecture. As one of the city's earliest luxury hotels, it became the "Hotel of Presidents," serving as host to a dozen U.S. Presidents, including Woodrow Wilson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and John F. Kennedy. It was named for railroad magnate Timothy Blackstone, whose mansion formerly stood on the site.
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|Placed By||Commission of Chicago Landmarks|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16T E 448158 N 4635888|
|Decimal Degrees||41.87321667, -87.62473333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 52.393', W 87° 37.484'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 52' 23.58" N, 87° 37' 29.04" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||312, 773, 217, 630, 708|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 66 E Balbo Ave, Chicago IL 60605, US|
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