Our Venues



At Paramount Events our mission is to wow our customers with delicious food, exceptional service, and beautiful surroundings. Nowhere is this truer than under our own roof. At the corner of Lake and Wood in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood sits our parent company, The Paramount Group, which houses a number of brands including three venues; The Lakewood, HighGround, and Spaces at 1756, all of which are exclusively catered by Paramount Events. From weddings to business meetings and birthday parties to bridal showers, we treat our clients like family and love welcoming them into our home.



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Chicago’s Premier Event Space


The Lakewood is a one of kind event space that offers custom and versatile stylings for every type of event. No matter the size, The Lakewood provides a modern and open space for weddings, social events, corporate gatherings, and extravagant galas. Located on the corner of Lake and Wood streets, this spectacular West Loop venue is exclusively catered by Paramount Events through an on-site kitchen and greenhouse. As well, Paramount provides on-site serving and staffing in order to exceed expectations and break the boundaries of what is possible with food service.


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The Lakewood provides a host of amenities, including audio and visual support, WiFi, surround sound, projection systems, furniture rental, coat check, guest registrations, a private bridal suite, and a main entrance for busses and trolleys. The Lakewood is capable of hosting 180 seated guests and 400 standing. Contact our events team to book this exclusive venue today.


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Weddings – Corporate Events – Conferences – Meetings – Seated Dinners – Fundraisers -Holiday Parties – Non Profit Galas – Award Ceremonies – Brand Activations – Bar Mitzvahs – Bat Mitzvahs – Fitness Events – Birthday Parties – Bridal Showers – Baby Showers – Engagement Parties – Wedding Shower – Life Celebrations- Shopping Events– Ceremonies – Graduation Parties -–Anniversaries –Mixology Classes – Cooking Classes – Networking Events – Trivia Nights – Sweet 16 – Vow Renewals – Cocktail Receptions – Retirement Parties – Quinceaneras – Reunions – School Formals – and More



Chicago’s Trendiest Loft Venue


HighGround is a 1,200 sq. ft lofted event space located on the second floor of Paramount Events. This bright, airy, and ready to transform space is an ideal venue for private dining events, meetings, mixology classes, birthday parties, bridal and baby showers, and more. HighGround is furnished with modern decor and offers a private entrance and restrooms, and can be used as a private dining space for the restaurant Eden. Full-service catering and staffing are available from Paramount Events by utilizing our on-site kitchen and greenhouse.






Full A/V capabilities are available at HighGround, along with Wifi and furniture rental. This chic space can accommodate up to 80 guests for seated events and up to 120 guests for cocktail parties. Contact our events team today to book HighGround for your next big event.


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Rehearsal Dinners – Birthday Parties – Bridal Showers – Corporate Team Building – Baby Showers – Engagement Parties – Board Meetings – Holiday Parties – Graduation Parties –Anniversaries – Christenings – Mixology Classes – Networking Events – Trivia Nights – Welcome Parties – Day After Wedding Brunch – Vow Renewals – Cocktail Receptions – Retirement Parties – and More



Where work and play are possible


The Spaces at 1756 are an ideal off-site workspace for your next training session, workshop, social event, or business meeting. Two distinct rooms styled with modern, clean, and chic decor are built to accommodate every one of your needs. Both spaces are also equipped with televisions, full A/V support, music, WiFi, and on-site catering available through Paramount Events. Access to a kitchenette area, coat closet, private entrance, and restrooms are also available with each space.






Use the spaces how you like. Rent them for a few hours or an entire day. Each is available separately or packaged together.

Room One offers capacity for 8 guests and boasts large windows, a white marble conference table, and a private bar.

Room Two holds up to 16 guests and is decorated with couches, work tables, and full A/V capabilities.

Contact our events team to book a space today.


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Meetings – Teambuilding – Private Dinners – Birthday Parties – Bridal Showers – Corporate Team Building – Baby Showers – Board Meetings – Anniversaries – Christenings – Mixology Classes – Networking Events – Trivia Nights – Vow Renewals – Cocktail Receptions – Retirement Parties – and More