1239 North Dearborn in Chicago

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Photograph © Wayne Lorentz. Licensed to Artefaqs Corporation

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1239 North Dearborn
Also known as:Hemmingway's Chicago Residence

1239 North Dearborn Street, Chicago, Illinois, Gold Coast 60611
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  • Residences: 5
Timeline
  • 1921: Author Ernest Hemingway lived in an apartment on the top floor of this building after marrying his wife, Hadley.
Notes
  • A plaque on the building states "Ernest Hemingway, great American author, and his wife Hadley lived here at 1239 North Dearborn in an apartment on the 4th floor after returning from their honeymoon in Wisconsin in Sept. 1921." The Hemingways' actually took their honeymoon in Michigan.
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  I am currently reading EVERYBODY BEHAVED BADLY by Lesley M.M. Blume biography of Hemingway and came across the fact that Hadley and Ernest rented from Yeremaya Kenley Smith (a childhood friend of Hemingways) in 1921. Was this the place mentioned?

Mary flood - Monday, July 18th, 2016 @ 2:34pm  

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