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The Stevens/The Conrad Hilton - Chicago, Illinois

The Stevens - Chicago, Illinois

America's Grand Hotel
Located in the very heart of the city on Chicago's famous Michigan Boulevard overlooking Grant Park and the Lake. The Stevens occupies Chicago's finest hotel location preferred by vacation, pleasure, business travelers.

The Stevens - Chicago, Illinois

World's Largest Hotel
The Stevens - Chicago, Illinois
3,000 rooms, from $3.25 single, $4.75 double. Each an outside room with circulating ice water. World's largest ballroom. Unlimited convention facilities. Conveniently located on Michigan Boulevard opposite Grant Park, overlooking Lake Michigan.

World's Largest and Friendliest Hotel
A Hilton Hotel

The Stevens - Chicago, Illinois

Located in the very heart of the city - On Chicago's famous Michigan Boulevard overlooking Grant Park and the Lake. The Stevens is noted for its friendly service and excellent food.



The Stevens - Chicago, Illinois

"America's Grand Hotel"
Located in the very heart of the city on Chicago's famous Michigan Boulevard overlooking Grant Park and the LAKE. The Stevens occupies Chicago's finest hotel location preferred by vacation, pleasure, business travelers.

Mailed from Chicago, Illinois to Mr. Thos. Weddle of Wichita, Kansas on February 22, 1939:

Dear Tom and Stella,
The convention is over except dist. agents meeting tomorrow. We are O.K. Will be home Fri. if the roads are good. Has been snowing but is not cold. H.O.

The Stevens Hotel - Chicago, Illinois

Located in the very heart of the city on Chicago's famous Michigan Boulevard overlooking Grant Park and the LAKE, The Stevens occupies Chicago's finest hotel location preferred by vacation, pleasure, business travelers.

Mailed from Old P.O. Annex 2 in Chicago, Illinois to Mr. and Mrs. Paul Hineryman of Jonesboro, Illinois on July 31, 1942:

Dear Sis & Bro -
Just a line to let you know my new address, Hope this finds you OK. Will write later.
Love, Artie
The Stevens - Chicago, Illinois

Located in the very heart of the city on Chicago's famous Michigan Boulevard overlooking Grant Park and the LAKE. The Stevens occupies Chicago's finer hotel location preferred by vacation, pleasure, business travelers.

Chicago, Illinois to Mr. Claude Bachman of West York, Pennsylvania on June 19, 1943:

A.F.C. Paul Bachman
Der. Med. Corps.
Station Hospital Room 1026
Chicago, Ill.
Dear Dad,
Here is another one of the cards. Love, Paul

The Stevens - Chicago, Illinois

On Michigan Boulevard opposite Grant Park. Twenty-five stories above and four below ground. Three thousand rooms with baths, a beautiful banquet hall seating four thousand persons, also many other banquet and meeting rooms, large exhibition rooms for convention, etc.

Mailed from Chicago, Illinois to Mrs. Ava Buchanan of Niles, Michigan on October 5, 1943:

Dear Mother,
Will be home very soon but don't know just what day.
Lane

A.C. Co.

Michigan Avenue - Chicago, Illinois

New Michigan Avenue
This is perhaps the best known of Chicago's many famous thoroughfares. It is distinguished for the world-renowned Art Institute and its many striking sky-scrapers and exclusive hotels.

Mailed from Chicago, Illinois to Mr. Johnathan Steffen of Elgin, Illinois on August 28, 1944:

8/26/44
Dear Jonathan;
Hello to you and the boys at Buick. How are you? I am doing well, have a good office job. It is a small concern and I am working with the owner. Is Burt still at Buick? Say hello to my son Sammy. Best regards, Bill Hoblen. 3722 N. Kildare Ave. Chicago.

The Stevens Hotel - Chicago, Illinois

Site covers 80,000 square feet. Building 25 stories above grounds. 4 below, enclosing 20,000,000 cubic feet. 3000 outside rooms, each with private bath. Largest hall in the world with seating capacity for 4000 guests. Many other banquet and meeting rooms of various sizes.
Exhibition rooms for conventions containing over 35,000 square feet.

Note on the back:
Virgil Scaggs. I was in the Stevens hotel Saturday night April 1, 1944.

Grant Park Band Shell - Chicago, Illinois

Thousands of visitors are guests every Summer evening to Chicago's free band concerts. The beautiful surroundings of Grant Park give an unusual setting to these concerts.

Mailed from Chicago, Illinois to Mrs. Paul Cooper of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan on May 3, 1946:

Dear Odele,
Got you letter but sorry that you can't go on trip to Kalamazoo so I changed my mins so I will let you no. What I am going to do, maybe I go in July. All fine, don't worry about me. Love, Mom

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The Stevens - Chicago, Illinois

World's Largest and Friendliest Hotel
Chicago, Illinois
Located on Michigan Boulevard at 7th Street opposite Grant Park, and overlooking Lake Michigan, THE STEVENS is conveniently near Chicago's Loop - but away from the noise of the downtown district. 3,000 delightful, outside rooms of the Famous BOULEVARD ROOM which features fine cuisine, dancing to famous orchestras, and a full hour music comedy revue, starring the BOULEVAR-DEARS.

The Stevens Hotel - Chicago, Illinois
 

The hotel is located on Michigan Boulevard opposite Grant Park. It has three thousand rooms with baths and a variety of dining and banquet halls with all go toward making it one of the world's leading hotels. It has 25 stories above the ground and 4 stories below.

Mailed from Chicago to Mr. and Mrs. P. Hicks of Memphis, Tennessee on June 21, 1948:

Hi - Well we're here and it's cold as H-. Louis Jordan is here in person at the Oriental. We heard him tonight. First things up was "Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chicken" Wish you were her too - Love, Hazel & Red.

A Colourpicture Publication

The Stevens - Chicago, Illinois

ICE SHOWS at The BOULEVARD ROOM!
The outstanding night spot in Chicago...featuring lavish Ice Shows on the largest hotel ice rink in the country...big cast of skating stars. Finest cuisine and famous orchestras for dancing.
THE STEVENS - Chicago - A Hilton Hotel

Mailed from Chicago, Illinois to Anna L. Petrarsu of Warwick, Rhode Island on February 16, 1949:

This is one the restaurants in the hotel - Mama and Daddy

Michigan Avenue Looking North - Chicago, Illinois

Conrad Hilton Hotel 
Chicago's lake front viewed from the world's largest hotel. The greatest project of city improvement ever undertaken in American history.

The back is dated August 26, 1954 by K.R. Tewksbury

The Conrad Hilton - Chicago, Illinois

World's largest and friendliest hotel.
CHICAGO
Located on Michigan Boulevard at 7th Street opposite Grant Park, and overlooking Lake Michigan, The Conrad Hilton is conveniently near Chicago's Loop, but away from the noise of the downtown district. 3,000 delightful, outside rooms - each with bath. The Conrad Hilton is the home of the famous Boulevard Room which features fine cuisine, dancing to famous orchestras, and the popular, fast-moving Ice Shows.

Mailed from Chicago, Illinois to Mr. & Mrs. E.J. Peters of Arlington, Virginia on August 2, 1952:

Hello! Almost at the end of our journey. Its been wonderful seeing so many interesting things & places. Only one day of rain on the whole trip. Cool enough to wear coats & sleep with blankets. Love & best wishes to you all. Lucy
Did you ever receive the pkg. from Jeannie? My letters?

The Conrad Hilton - Chicago, Illinois

Located on Michigan Boulevard opposite Grant Park, it has a three thousand rooms with baths and a variety of dining and banquet halls which all go towards making it one of the world's leading hotels. It has 25 stories above the ground and 4 stories below.

Mailed from Chicago, Illinois to Mr. John Brooks, Jr. at Ray Brooks Machine Company of Montgomery, Alabama on June 13, 1952:

Hi - having a fine time in ole Chicago. "Guys and Dolls", Frankie Masters, Dorothy Shay, Cugat, etc. Flying home Sat/ afternoon. Come up sometimes. Hello to Allison - Bill

Conrad Hilton Hotel - Chicago, Illinois

World's finest and largest, The convention center of the Midwest.

Mailed from Chicago, Illinois to The J.R. Snyders of Frostburg, Maryland on February 10, 1960:

Weill get to in Sunday. Chicago is great.

H.S. Crocker Co.

The Conrad Hilton - Chicago, Illinois

World's largest and friendliest hotel located on Michigan Boulevard at 7th Street, opposite Grant Park and overlooking Lake Michigan. All rooms fully air-conditioned. Radio and television available. Home of the famous Boulevard Room with its lavish musicals on ice. Telephone: Wabash 2-4400. Teletype: CG 1016. A Hilton Hotel.

The Conrad Hilton - Chicago, Illinois

The Conrad Hilton Hotel
Chicago, Illinois

The Conrad Hilton Hotel - Chicago, Illinois

The hotel located on Michigan Boulevard in the heart of Chicago's world famous convention center is one of the largest hotels in the world.

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The Conrad Hilton - Chicago, Illinois

One of the world's largest and friendliest hotels, located on famed Michigan Boulevard, overlooking Buckingham Fountain, Grant Park, and sparkling Lake Michigan.
Home of a variety of unusual, attractive shops and the famed Chicago Haymarket Restaurant.
The Conrad Hilton is conveniently withing walking distance of exciting downtown Chicago.

The Conrad Hilton Hotel - Chicago, Illinois

The hotel is located on Michigan Boulevard opposite Grant Park. It has three thousand rooms with baths and a variety of dining and banquet halls which all go towards making it one of the world's leading hotels. It has 25 stories above the ground and 4 stories below.

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