Blackstone Hotel in Chicago

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Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
Photo of Blackstone Hotel in Chicago, Illinois
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Photo of Blackstone Hotel in Chicago, Illinois
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
Photo of Blackstone Hotel in Chicago, Illinois
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation

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Blackstone Hotel

630 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, South Loop 60605
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  • Hotel rooms: 332
Notes
  • It was in a report about the nomination of Warren G. Harding to run for president that the expression "Smoke-filled room" was coined by a newspaper reporter describing conditions during the meeting in this hotel.
  • The 2008 renovation created three new suites at the top of the building, beneath the mansard roof.
  • This hotel was named after Timothy Blackstone, the founding president of the Union Stockyards. This was the location of his mansion.
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