Drake Hotel

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The historic Drake Hotel’s tenth floor is believed to be haunted by a ghostly woman in red. As legend has it, she was at a New Year’s Eve party in 1920 when she caught her husband with another woman, and she flung herself to her death from the tenth-floor window.

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    140 E Walton Pl
    Chicago, IL 60611
    United States

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    41.9004369, -87.62340499999999
    Cook County, Illinois
    Nearest Towns:
    Chicago, IL (3.7 mi.)
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