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