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Great Northern Hotel

Category: Other
Address: 219 South Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60604, USA
GPS coordinates: (41.878296, -87.629149)
Tags:
Dai Vernon David Frederick Wingfield Verner Harry Houdini Ehrich Weisz
Entered by: Zadig
Description:
The Great Northern Hotel was a 500 room 16-story hotel that was located at the intersection of Dearborn and Jackson Boulevard.
At the Great Northern Hotel in 1922, during a dinner of the Society of American Magicians held in Houdini's honor, Dai Vernon performed the famous ''trick that fooled Houdini''.
The hotel was ultimately demolished in 1940. The Great Northern Office and Theatre Building were demolished, in 1961, for the Dirksen Federal Building.
In the northeast corner of the intersection of Dearborn Street and Jackson Boulevard.
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The Great Northern Hotel in Chicago (Zadig)
The Great Northern Hotel in Chicago (Zadig)
Dai Vernon (Zadig)
Dai Vernon (Zadig)