The Purple Hotel's days are numbered

The Purple Hotel's days are numbered
The Purple Hotel's days are numbered

The Purple Hotel's days are numbered

The Purple Hotel in north suburban Lincolnwood is set for demolition. Whether you think it is a treasure, not to be lost, or ready to be torn down, it is undeniable that it has left a mark on Chicago history. Neal Stein from the North Capital Group, LLC, and the hotel's architect John Macsai share their reflections on the highs and lows of the hotel. Photo: Flickr/repowers