The Abandoned Hotel In Illinois That People Stay Far Far Away From

This massive hotel was once a Chicago landmark. Now, it’s slowly rotting from the inside out. With tales of rowdy parties, swanky guests and a criminal reputation, there’s a lot more behind this purple palace than meets the eye.

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The Purple Hotel was demolished in 2013. If these walls could have talked, they’d have surely told some stories that would give goosebumps. Do you think places like these should be torn down or preserved for their historical value?