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Hip, cool and of-the-moment are some of the adjectives used to describe Soho House Chicago. The hotel is located in a building commissioned by industrialist Charles Allis in 1907 as the headquarters for his Chicago Belting Company. It was designed by Lawrence G. Hallberg, a pioneer in factory design. Hallberg’s combination of large factory floor spaces with decorative accents such as terrazzo floors, an embellished elevator cab, a wrought iron double staircase and a neoclassical portico were part of his signature design vocabulary.

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