Palmer House

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Historic Walking Tours Of Chicago

Sometimes it’s fun to cobble together a walking tour of diverse places that capture the heart of the big city.


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Waiter Who Served Presidents, Movie Stars Honored With Special Luncheon

The Palmer House Hilton rolled out the red carpet and gave star treatment today, not to a movie star or dignitary from a foreign country, but to a banquet waiter who recently retired after 53 years.


The man, 25, was attending a party in the hotel, at 17 E. Monroe St., when someone took out a gun and fired shots, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said. (Credit: CBS)

Man Shot During Party On 22nd Floor Of Palmer House Hotel

Chicago Police say a 25-year-old man was shot in a room of the Palmer House Hotel early this morning.


Palmer House Hilton

Palmer House Works To Raise Awareness Of Heart Disease In Women

February is American Heart Month — an attempt to focus the nation’s attention on heart disease.

WBBM Newsradio–02/01/2012

Palmer House Strike

Workers Picket Outside Palmer House Hilton

Union workers at the historic Palmer House Hilton have been without a contract for more than a year and, this morning, they walked out on strike for a day.

WBBM Newsradio–12/16/2010


Cadillac Palace Theatre Go-To Guide

In the mid-1920s, the famed Rapp Brothers created a beautiful theatre, inspired by the palace of Versailles and Fontainebleau, now known as the Cadillac Palace Theatre. Since then, the theatre has been home to some of the greatest Broadway in Chicago productions including The Producers, Mamma Mia!, Wicked, The Lion King and Oprah’s The Color Purple.


Soldier Field, Home of the Chicago Bears

Guide To Soldier Field

While a visit to Soldier Field is guaranteed to be more enjoyable than any visiting team, it never hurts to get a little more acquainted with Walter Payton’s newly renovated lake house.