THE INDEPENDENT FILM INITIATIVE

Autograph Collection’s broad support of indie filmmaking encompasses hosting screenwriters as well as filmmakers, their cast and crews, and screening these films at hotels around the world.  Autograph Collection has aligned with some of the most respected names working at the forefront of independent cinema including Franklin Leonard, Founder & CEO of The Black List, …

A Storied Past with A Modern Outlook

The Blackstone hotel is appropriately located on Chicago’s Culture Mile where it has served as a choice destination for the likes of Al Capone, Charles “Lucky” Luciano, and 12 consecutive United States Presidents (Taft to Carter) since opening in 1910. A visit to this landmark proves history is still very much alive. Spot antique barbershop …