Chicago Architecture Info

1239 North Dearborn

Also known as
Hemmingway's Chicago Residence
1239 North Dearborn Street
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Basic Information
Type residential
Floors: 4
Neighborhood: Gold Coast
Bounding Streets:
North Dearborn Street
West Geothe Street
North State Street
West Division Street
More Information
  • Residences: 5
  • 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.
  • 1921: Author Ernest Hemingway lived in an apartment on the top floor of this building after marrying his wife, Hadley.