Take a haunted tour of downtown Chicago

Have nothing planned for Halloween night? There are some haunted places (in Chicago) you can visit with your friends for a memorable but scary experience.  

A couple of places that you can visit are the Chicago Water Tower, The Drake Hotel, Couch place (better known as The Alley of Death), and last but certainly not least The Congress Plaza Hotel. These places are in downtown Chicago that you can visit yourself or with friends.  

1. One building that is being haunted in Chicago is also known as the “Drake Hotel”. It is located at Address: 140 E Walton Pl, Chicago, IL 60611 

This building is known for their famous rumored story, “The Woman in Red”. According to the article, “The Magnificent Mile”, the Woman in Red dates to 1920, when the Drake Hotel held a New Year’s Eve party. A woman in a bright red dress found her husband cheating on her in the hotel. The story says in response to this, she jumped from the building to her death. Her spirit has been seen on the 10th floor from which she jumped.  

2. You may have heard of “ Nederlander Theater “, one of the known buildings in downtown Chicago where they host Broadway shows for everyone. Near the building there are more secrets lingering behind;  an alley called, “Couch Place (The Alley of Death)” is located at 24 West Randolph St Chicago, Illinois 

3. According to the article, “Atlas Obscura,” this alley in downtown Chicago held the bodies of over 600 people after the fateful Iroquois Theatre fire.” 

4.  The Water Tower of Chicago was built around the year 1869. Located at 806 Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611.  

According to “Chicago Architecture Center,” “it’s a common myth that the Chicago Water Tower was the only building that remained standing after the Great Fire of 1871.”

5. Lastly, the most famous building of all, is the “Congress Plaza” in Chicago. You can find it at 520 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605 

  According to the article, “CityPASS,” “it has also become known as the most haunted hotel on Michigan Avenue, and maybe even the most haunted space in all of the Windy City.”