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Dress, evening-style, of yellow silk satin. Bodice (a) has low, wide neckline embroidered with silver-colored cord and rhinestones, trimmed with silk fabric flowers at front. Pattern pieces create the illusion of the bodice wrapping right over left.…

A photograph of the Palmer House Hotel as it appeared in 1890. This was actually the second Palmer House built; the first burned down less than two weeks after it opened in the Great Chicago Fire.

The traditional brownie recipe used at the Palmer House and advertised at the Columbian Exposition World Fair in 1893. The hotel claims to have invented the the dessert.

An up-scale hotel built between 1923-1925 in downtown Chicago. Designed by Holabird & Roche and financed by the Palmer Estate. Purchased in 1945 by Conrad Hilton, until sold to Thor Equities in 2005.
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