This office building at 648 N. Dearborn, in the heart of Chicago's River North neighborhood, used to be the Raleigh Hotel, which served as a one-night flophouse for notorious mass murderer Richard Speck.  Speck tortured and murdered 8  nursing students from South Chicago Community Hospital on July 14, 1966.  Here is a 1986 Chicago Tribune article retelling the role of the Raleigh Hotel in this horrific event.

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"The Raleigh" lettering remains over the front entrance doors.  The canopy cover the old hotel's name unless you get close enough to the entrance. 

"The Raleigh" lettering remains over the front entrance doors.  The canopy cover the old hotel's name unless you get close enough to the entrance. 

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