Olympia SRO Apr 26, 2014 Celia ⋅ Around town ⋅ Chicago, hotels, photography, retro, SRO, streetscape ⋅ Single-room-occupancy hotels, once common, are gradually disappearing from Chicago. Share this:PrintEmailTwitterFacebook Related Like 0 Thanks! You've already liked this « The scheme of things » To the pier 2 Comments harley Apr 27, 2014 @ 17:23:02 Yup, I’ve seen some of that type of hotel here and there too. Usually they are very discreetly marked. Celia Apr 27, 2014 @ 17:45:25 Many have been closed to get rid of “bums” (or create them!).