Morrison Hotel (Chicago)
20th century postcard of the Morrison Hotel.
|Location||15-29 South Clark Street
|Roof||526.1 feet (160.4 m)|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||Holabird & Roche|
The Morrison Hotel was a high rise hotel in downtown the Loop community area of Chicago in Cook County, Illinois, United States. It was designed by the architectural firm of Marshall and Fox, and completed in 1925. The hotel was demolished in 1965 to make room for the First National Bank Building (now Chase Tower).
Standing 526 feet (160 m) high, the Morrison Hotel was the first building outside of New York City to have more than 40 floors. At the time of its razing, it was the tallest building to have ever been demolished anywhere in the world.
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