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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|Placed By||Commission of Chicago Landmarks|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, February 4th, 2016 at 1:01pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16T E 447976 N 4636718|
|Decimal Degrees||41.88068333, -87.62700000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 52.841', W 87° 37.62'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 52' 50.46" N, 87° 37' 37.2" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||312, 630, 773, 217, 708,|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 17 E Monroe St, Chicago IL 60603, US|
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