Somerset Hotel

Street Address: 
5009 N. Sheridan
Chicago, IL

The Somerset Hotel was one of the most extravagant apartment hotels in Chicago. The rate in 1920 to rent a room ranged from $100 to $450 a month, an equivalent of $1100 to $4800 today. The high prices made the Somerset a very exclusive resort, as most middle class and working class families could not afford to stay. Renamed the "Copeland" when it transferred ownership in 1924. The Somerset was transformed into a 720-bed shelter in 1972, and still operates as a care facility.




1919 - 9999



This building does not still operate as a care facility. It was recently renovated by a management company and has been converted into high-end rental properties.

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