|Booth One at the Pump Room, Chicago.|
|Ambassador East Hotel - Pump Room, Chicago.|
|Liz Taylor at the Pump Room, Chicago. (1960)|
|Robert Wagner and Natalie Wood at the Pump Room in Chicago.|
|Carole Lombard and Clark Gable - between trains 1930s - in the Pump Room, Chicago.|
“We are trying to resurrect something that disappeared in Chicago for a while,” Melman says. “It’s the type of room that needs a lot of hand-holding, and for a time it didn’t get the attention it needed. It lost some of its luster.
After almost two and a half years in Gold Coast, Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises’ "Booth One" restaurant, inside the 285-room Ambassador Chicago Hotel, closed at the end of June 2019.
Compiled by Neil Gale, Ph.D.