Shaking Up Room Service

October 6, 2016

At the Chicago Athletic Association, Shake Shack’s famous burgers and fries can now be delivered right to a guest’s hotel room door.
One Chicago hotel is delivering Shake Shack right to your door.
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Guests staying at the famed Chicago Athletic Association Hotel can order Shake Shack’s signature dishes directly to their room.
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If you were creating an institution from scratch that had its nose stiffly thrust in the air—and its membership utterly exclusive—it might be the old Chicago Athletic Association.

Way back in 1890, when a World’s Fair precursor came to Chicago, the Chicago Athletic Association was built as a monument to the wealthy with soaring ceilings, detailed millwork, and marble staircases. Back then, membership was mostly limited to prominent business icons like William Wrigley, Marshal Field, and Cyrus McCormick.

That was then. 

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