Carbide & Carbon Building is a Chicago landmark.[Footnote 1] It first appears in Skin Game.


Designed by Burnham Brothers and built in 1929, it is an example of Art Deco architecture. Originally home to the regional office of Union Carbide and Carbon Co.,[Footnote 1] it has been transformed into the Hard Rock Hotel Chicago.[Footnote 2]

In the seriesEdit

Skin GameEdit

In Skin Game, the Building is the seat of the meeting between Harry Dresden and Nicodemus Archleone brokered by Mab. Dresden learns he is to help Nicodemus in robbing Hades' Vault.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Carbide & Carbon Building - wikipedia
  2. Hard Rock Hotel, Chicago - wikipedia


  1. Skin Game, ch. 3