• The serene guest rooms combine coziness with modern cool. Photograph by Derek Richmond.
      The serene guest rooms combine coziness with modern cool. Photograph by Derek Richmond.
    • Black and white portraits add a pop of personality to a private nook. Photograph by Derek Richmond.
      Black and white portraits add a pop of personality to a private nook. Photograph by Derek Richmond.
    • Humorous touches are everywhere. Photograph by Derek Richmond.
      Humorous touches are everywhere. Photograph by Derek Richmond.
    • The Pump Room bar once hosted luminaries like Marilyn Monroe and Humphrey Bogart. Photograph by Derek Richmond.
      The Pump Room bar once hosted luminaries like Marilyn Monroe and Humphrey Bogart. Photograph by Derek Richmond.
    • Irreverent portraits by Dutch photographer Hendrik Kerstens decorate the Library, a coffee bar cum cocktail lounge. Photograph by Derek Richmond.
      Irreverent portraits by Dutch photographer Hendrik Kerstens decorate the Library, a coffee bar cum cocktail lounge. Photograph by Derek Richmond.
    • Glimmering orbs cast a romantic glow over diners at The Pump Room. Photograph by Derek Richmond.
      Glimmering orbs cast a romantic glow over diners at The Pump Room. Photograph by Derek Richmond.

      Issue 14: Chicago

      The brainchild of hotelier to the fabulous, Ian Schrager, the 285 room Public Chicago offers high style and modern elegance in the former Ambassador East Hotel, a 1926 landmark building in the heart of Chicago’s Gold Coast. The big draw, besides the polished interiors and luxe accomodations? The Pump Room, a fresh update on one of the city’s most storied supper clubs, now helmed by star chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten.