In 1970, The Drake planned a renovation to the classic Walton Street exterior. Classic vs. Modern. 

Edwin Krenn, Edith Rockefeller McCormick’s companion, lived at The Drake through the early 20th century, even after the death of Edith. #TBT Here is a peek into his eccentric suite life.

Ever wonder what happens when your conference turns into lunchtime? Answer: Controlled Chaos. @DrakeChicago

Hungry? How about some watermelon with aged balsamic or mild bruschetta on garlic bread?

Whiskey Club at Coq d’Or!

Fall in love with autumn weddings at The Drake Chicago.

The first hotel in Chicago to be air conditioned.

Chicago Architecture Foundation Mini City

I am going to St. Petersburg, Florida, tomorrow. Let the worthy citizens of Chicago get their liquor the best they can. I’m sick of the job–it’s a thankless one and full of grief. I’ve been spending the best years of my life as a public benefactor.
Al Capone, 1927