It's fun to eat at the - well, you know.
The hotel, which was designed by Robert C. Berlin and James Gamble Rogers, opened in 1916. Originally marketed by the YMCA as a cheap residence for young, single men, the hotel began marketing to a wider clientele when the Great Depression created a demand for inexpensive lodging. The hotel's status and customers declined with the surrounding neighborhood, and it closed in 1979; it reopened as an apartment building in 1985.
The back of the card says "2000 Fireproof rooms. Many with running water. Some with private baths."