Venue Locator

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    360 Chicago

    875 North Michigan Avenue | Chicago, Illinois 60661
    seated: 80-150 reception: 150-600

    Enjoy breathtaking views, stretching across Lake Michigan and four states, as far as the eye can see! Stay for the spectacular sunset, or visit us at night to see Chicago’s stunning architecture against a star-lit sky.

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    63rd Street Beach House

    63rd Street and Lake Shore Drive | Chicago, Illinois 60649
    seated: 150-1,500 reception: 680-3,020

    Created by the famed designers of New York’s Central Park, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, Jackson Park plays host to this jewel that sits on Chicago’s South Lakefront.

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    Amazing Space @625

    625 West Adams Street | Chicago Illinois 60661
    seated: 500 reception: 100-750

    The building and venue space are the newest in a conscientious culture to embrace people and green spaces while promoting a reduced ecofootprint. Your guests will be greeted with the harmonious glass facade against the urban oasis. The 12,500 sq. feet event space boasts soaring ceilings and architecture inspired by Old St. Pat’s, the neighborhood cornerstone. The 2nd-floor mezzanine overlooks the stage and the main floor providing more event space for a cocktail reception or to increase guest capacity for a seated dinner. There is also a Green Room and option to book additional space for break out sessions or a VIP lounge. 

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    American Writers Museum

    180 North Michigan Avenue | Chicago, Illinois 60601
    seated: 20-140 reception: 250

    Innovative, state-of-the-art exhibitions inspire visitors of all ages. Come discover why USA Today named us The Best Attraction in Illinois.

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    Anita Dee Charters

    200 North Breakwater Access | Chicago, Illinois 60601
    seated: 50-120 reception: 150-400

    Anita Dee Yacht Charters has specialized in ‘Private and Exclusive’ yacht charter services for over 30 years. Our clients have the freedom and flexibility to customize all aspects of their cruise from the charter times, cruising routes, bar packages, catering, entertainment and more. Whether it’s a group of 25 or 400, your guests occupy the vessel exclusively. Anita Dee’s sales and event coordination team assist you in planning every detail of your event – from corporate outings, weddings, client appreciations, social events or fundraisers. Your guests are sure to be dazzled with a unique and amazing venue!

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    Aragon Ballroom

    1106 West Lawrence | Chicago, Illinois 60640
    seated: 1,200 reception: 3,000

    It was designed to replicate a Spanish palace courtyard with its crystal chandeliers, mosaic tiles, garishly painted plaster, terra-cotta ceiling and beautiful arches. The shiny bent wood floor was created for dancing and rests on a cushion of cork, felt and springs. It appears to be a palace of illusions, where artificial stars twinkle overhead and projectors beam clouds scudding across the domed roof some 60 feet above the dance floor. Even the “wooden” beams located throughout the venue are make-believe (simulated from concrete).

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    Artifact Events

    4325 North Ravenswood | Chicago, Illinois 60613
    seated: 300 reception: 500

    Housed within Architectural Artifacts’ 80,000-square-foot showroom, Atrium Events’ dramatic space affords visitors a large, comfortable (and handicap-accessible) arena in which to enjoy themselves. Guests will dine under antique lighting fixtures, amidst a display of rare fragments from historically important Chicago buildings. Surrounding this remarkable, four-story, light-filled event space are many spacious galleries filled with antique architectural treasures from around the globe.

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    Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University

    50 East Congress Parkway | Chicago, Illinois 60606
    seated: 400-800 reception: 800-3875

    The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University is available for performance and private event rental. This National Historic Landmark theater is located in the heart of Chicago’s loop,  stone’s throw from Buckingham Fountain and steps from Michigan Avenue and Millennium Park. The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University has been a fixture in Chicago’s arts and culture scene since 1889. 

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    B’nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim (BJBE)

    1201 Lake Cook Rd. | Deerfield, Illinois 60015
    seated: 300 reception: 350

    BJBE is a vibrant Reform Jewish Congregation whose focus is on the traditional purpose of a synagogue as we continue to be a leader in Jewish education, worship and community.

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    Bentley Gold Coast

    834 North Rush Street | Chicago, Illinois 60611
    seated: 325 reception: 450

    Bentley Gold Coast is refined and sleek yet comfortable and inviting. Offering 11,000 square feet on two levels, Bentley Gold Coast is delighted to accommodate your vision, from a cocktail and hors d’oeuvre reception to an elegant sit-down dinner.

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    Berger Park

    6205 North Sheridan Road | Chicago, Illinois 60660
    seated: 35 reception: 100

    Located on Sheridan Rd in the Edgewater community, the park overlooks beautiful Lake Michigan. As an early proponent of developing street-end beaches on Chicago’s north side, Berger Park Cultural Center has now become a neighborhood icon.

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    Beth-El

    3610 Dundee Rd. | Northbrook, Illinois 60062
    seated: 100 reception: 200

    Since 1871, Beth-El has fostered a spirit of togetherness, worship and celebration of Judaism. The modern and beautiful synagogue provides a welcoming environment to pray, learn and rejoice.

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    Block 37

    108 North State Street | Chicago, Illinois 60602
    seated: 800 reception: 1,200

    Block 37 is located on an entire city block in the heart of Chicago. With State, Randolph, Dearborn, and Washington streets, bordering the venue you couldn’t have a more centralized venue. Your guests will enjoy breathtaking views from the floor to ceiling windows.

  • 14

    Bottle & Bottega

    LAKEVIEW: 2900 North Lincoln Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60657 | SOUTH LOOP: 1241 South Michigan Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60605
    seated: 55-75 reception: 55-75

    To create a fun and sophisticated art party — and cool, dazzling art — you must have a beautiful, comfortable and inspiring space (and a little bit of wine!). “Our vision is for guests to walk into our studios or our partner venues and feel like they’re having a party in their living room,” says Stephanie King-Myers, President/COO and Co-Owner. No matter where you are, you’ll feel right at home! The best part is — you don’t have to clean up!

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    Bridge 410

    410 North Paulina Street | Chicago, Illinois 60622
    seated: 150 reception: 200

    Located in the heart of West Town, Bridge 410 features three unique and distinctive spaces that blend the vintage with the modern.

    Bridge 410 can provide a long-lasting and one-of-a kind impression to your next event.

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    Bridgeport Art Center – Sculpture Garden & Gallery

    1200 West 35th Street , 5th Floor | Chicago, Illinois 60609
    seated: 550 reception: 900

    Housed in the former Spiegel Catalog warehouse, Sculpture Garden Gallery defines raw urban elegance with a decor that emphasizes reconstruction and refurbished elements and finishes. The architectural elements from this historic 1911 building include timber construction, exposed brick and generous ceiling heights. The elements within the interior that give the space life, vary from reclaimed wood and steel to ever-changing art installations created from materials as basic as book pages.

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    Bridgeport Art Center – Skyline Loft

    1200 West 35th Street, 5th Floor | Chicago, Illinois 60609
    seated: 600 reception: 900

    The Bridgeport Art Center “Skyline Loft” defines raw urban elegance. Located in the historic 1911 building, it is the most unique space in Chicago. Its architectural elements include timber construction, exposed brick, soaring ceilings and an unparalleled view of the Chicago skyline.

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    Broadway Armory

    5917 North Broadway Street | Chicago, Illinois 60660
    seated: 80-2,000 reception: 120-2,500

    Located along Broadway and Thorndale Avenues in the Edgewater community, Broadway Armory Park is the Chicago Park District’s largest indoor recreational facility. Officially purchased in 1998 after being no longer needed by the National Guard for military purposes, the massive, 87-year-old park facility today houses five gymnasia and 13 rooms. Broadway Armory’s open space makes it ideal for Chicago Park District special sporting events such as citywide 3 on 3 soccer and volleyball. Outside organizations and families use the park regularly for their own permitted events and parties.

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    Buckingham Fountain Pavilion

    Columbus Dr. and Congress Pkwy. | Chicago, Illinois 60605
    seated: 3500 (Tented) reception: 5,000

    A gift to the city from socialite Kate Buckingham, this is one of the largest fountains in the world. From April 1st to November 1st the fountain is transformed at night into a spectacular lighting spectacle, complete with music- truly a luxury of the lakeside.

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    Cancer Survivor’s Garden

    445 East Randolph Street | Chicago, Illinois 60601
    seated: 240-1,100

    The gardens are gorgeous, and the view of Lake Michigan and the Field Museum of Natural History to the south is spectacular. On the north end, two forty-foot tall granite columns flank a large open metal pavilion. Flowers spill out of pedestals that line the garden.

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    Center on Halsted

    3656 North Halsted Street | Chicago, Illinois 60613
    seated: 50 reception: 30

    With 175,000 square feet of space, the possibilities for you are endless: host a movie screening in our 170-person theatre, a job fair in our gymnasium, a condo association meeting in one of our conference rooms, a computer class in our Cyber Center, a book club in our library or a bat mitzvah in our reception hall. You can even have a wedding under the stars on our rooftop terrace – with the Chicago skyline as your backdrop!

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    Cheney Mansion

    220 North Euclid Avenue | Oak Park, Illinois 60302
    seated: 175 reception: 200

    Located in the Historic District of Oak Park, the Mansion is available for your special occasions including weddings/receptions, private parties, corporate meetings and events, concerts and recitals, not-for-profit events and fundraisers, and memorial services.

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    Chez

    247 East Ontario 2nd Floor | Chicago, Illinois 60611
    seated: 180

    Chez is a stunning Chicago wedding venue that can be easily transformed for the wedding of your dreams. White brick walls and columns surround a contemporary glass staircase creating a unique wedding venue with the perfect balance of something old and something new for your wedding day.

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    Chicago Architecture Center

    224 South Michigan Avenue | Chicago, Illinois 60604
    seated: 35-150 reception: 35-200

    The Chicago Architecture Foundation offers spaces for private-event rental. All spaces are located on the ground floor of the Santa Fe Building at 224 South Michigan Avenue. There are four rooms available for renting. 

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    Chicago Cultural Center- Gar Rotunda

    78 East Washington Street | Chicago, Illinois 60602
    seated: 300 reception: 750

    Chicago Cultural Center G.A.R Rotunda stands for Grand Army of the Republic. This venue is perfect for weddings, corporate events, galas, fundraisers, meetings and conferences. Detailed architecture includes two glass domed ceilings and lavish halls. It is located on the second floor of the Chicago Cultural Center. 

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    Chicago Cultural Center- Preston Bradley Hall

    78 East Washigton Street | Chicago, Illinois 60602
    seated: 300 reception: 700

    Preston Bradley Hall holds the largest Tiffany stained-glass dome. The venue also includes marble mosaics and elegant lighting fixtures. Preston Bradley Hall is located on the third floor of the Chicago Cultural Center.

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    Chicago History Museum

    1601 North Clark Street | Chicago, Illinois 60614
    seated: 300 reception: 600

    The Chicago History Museum will provide the quintessential Chicago experience with a sophistication and elegance you won't find anywhere else.

     

     

    Overlooking scenic Lincoln Park and the Gold Coast skyline, the Chicago Room, just one of the many space options, creates an ideal setting for any type of event with spectacular views and traditional Georgian-style elegance.

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    Chicago Illuminating Company

    2110 South Wabash Avenue | Chicago, Illinois 60616
    seated: 120 reception: 500

    Chicago Illuminating Company is a venue like no other! Host your next gathering in this versatile space, newly redecorated in a sleek, white palette and adorned with beautiful, modern accents such as an expansive granite topped bar.

     

    Whether entertaining for business or celebration, CIC’s magnificent private courtyard is a feature not to be missed. You may opt for a tent or to enjoy the fresh air, but either way, this urban oasis is the ideal place to make an impression at your next lunch, dinner or cocktail party. Conveniently, all this is located just a short stroll, or quick cab ride, from McCormick Place.

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    Chicago Theatre

    175 North State | Chicago, Illinois 60601
    seated: 200 reception: 3,500

    This landmark theatre is located in the Loop area of Chicago. The Chicago Theatre was built in French Baroque style, and its exterior features a miniature replica of Paris’ Arc de Triomphe. The grand lobby is also modeled after the Royal Chapel at Versailles. The Chicago Theatre is seven stories high and has 3,600 seats in its auditorium. The theatre also has a downstairs theatre which holds 250 people.

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    City Hall

    838 West Kinzie | Chicago, Illinois 60642
    seated: 30-250 reception: 980

    City Hall’s 10,000-square-foot event space has a separate grand entrance on Kinzie Street. The column-free hall, with its soaring 40-foot-high ceilings, 37-foot stone bar and industrial-elegant architectural detailing, is a striking venue for large-scale events, meetings and receptions. A fully equipped bridal suite and green room on the second floor overlooks the space.

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    Civic Opera House

    20 North Wacker Drive | Chicago, Illinois 60606
    seated: 50-1,100 reception: 75-3,700

    Chicago’s Civic Opera House is one of the city’s historic landmarks and is a hybrid of Art Nouveau and Art Deco. The theater seats 3,563, holding the largest stage in downtown Chicago.

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    Columbus Park Refectory

    5701 West Jackson Boulevard | Chicago, Illinois 60644
    seated: 50-250 reception: 125-300

    The park area contains two natural looking waterfalls, stonework ledges and abundant native plant life. The architecture of the park refectory is Spanish-influenced, with arched entryways.

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    Creativo Loft

    1105 West Chicago Avenue | Chicago, Illinois 60642
    seated: 70 reception: 120

    Our authentic studio loft is approximately 3000 square feet and has 16-foot tall vintage tin ceilings, which creates a spacious yet cozy environment for guests to socialize. Our private loft space is on the top floor of a vintage 3-story building that dates back to 1886. 

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    DL Loft

    3050 North Lincoln Avenue | Chicago, Illinois 60657
    seated: 30 reception: 40

    Intimate, professionally styled party ready studio, flokati rugs, french greige decor, gilded antique mirrors, romantic candleabra all included, filled with vintage french flea market chic in historic 1877 building. 20′ glass window bathes parties in ambient, natural light. Professional chef’s kitchen is centerpiece of space, perfect for tastings, cocktail and dinner parties. Built in antique bar and bar cart for strolling cocktails/menus, styled french “salon” lounge area, built in DJ loft in balcony. Apartment sleeps 6 for overnight accommodations.

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    DL Studio

    3050 North Lincoln Avenue | Chicago, Illinois 60657
    seated: 45 reception: 50

    12 foot floral wall, overflowing balloon fireplace, champagne phone, lip wall, and more. Fully furnished with gorgeous white furniture, flokati throws, and crystal chandeliers. Chic styled art bar for all fabulous occasions, complete with 3 swanky lounge areas and 5 dining tables complete with ghost chairs and white linens.

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    Douglas Park Cultural & Community Center

    1401 South Sacramento Avenue | Chicago, Illinois 60623
    seated: 30-120 reception: 150-300

    This location has both indoor and outdoor options for your next event. The park contains a “Flower Hall,” which is a formal reflecting pool, swimming pool, lily pool, and acres of breathtaking landscaping. It is almost an exact replica of Humboldt Park Field House.

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    Elawa Farms

    1401 Middlefork Drive | Lake Forest, Illinois 60045
    seated: 87-200 reception: 200+

    Elawa Farm provides a rustic elegant backdrop to your corporate event, off-site meeting or team building party. 

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    Epiphany Arts Center

    201 South Ashland Avenue | Chicago Illinois 60607
    seated: 460 reception: 1050

    The former 19th century church, with its romantic architecture, complemented by a stylish modern annex, provides a unique destination for hosting unforgettable private and public events. Featuring an exciting array of Visual, Performing and Culinary Arts in three distinct venues, Epiphany’s amenities include showcase and catering kitchens, café, VIP room, and, a collection of artistically designed outdoor spaces; charming courtyard, spacious terrace and stunning patio.

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    Exchange 312

    1714 West Division | Chicago Illinois 60622
    seated: 100+ reception: 150+

    Offering flexible layouts, beautiful designer furniture, a luxurious built-in bar, access to our curated list of some of the best vendors in the city. Sleek, chic, comfortable and complements any style of event. Lounge vignettes, built-in bar stocked with an espresso machine and draft beer. Exposed brick walls - a classic Chicago element - ideal as a statement look or for any projections or decor.

  • 41

    Fairlie

    339 North Bell Avenue | Chicago Illinois 60612
    seated: 250

    Unique custom staircase and windowed atrium entrance with 15,000 square feet of loft space across main floor and mezzanine level. Seating and dining tables for up to 250 guests + cocktail tables for bar areas, 2 furnished dressing lounges with private ensuite bathrooms, custom built-in bar, customizable LED Hue lighting in entryway, floor-to-ceiling retractable drapery system and ceremony wall drape detail. On-site parking lot + public street parking at entrance.

  • 42

    Firehouse Chicago

    1545 West Rosemont | Chicago, Illinois 60660
    seated: 60 reception: 100

    Firehouse Chicago is a pristine-vintage event venue like no other. It was created from the remains of a Chicago Firehouse and is a good fit for intimate parties. The venue includes a custom bar, wine barrels, string lighting and a garden. 

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    Garfield Park Conservatory

    300 North Central Park Avenue | Chicago, Illinois 60624
    seated: 50-300 reception: 150-400

    How luxurious to be able to take your guests to a tropical paradise and you don’t have to fly to get there! This one’s as close as the Garfield Park Conservatory with a multi-room greenhouse that provides a lush, warm, tropical setting as fragrant as any resort in the islands. With separate space dedicated to events, seasonal decor and a children’s garden, it’s perfect for large or small occasions and great escape mini-vacations.

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    Goodman Theatre

    170 North Dearborn Street | Chicago, Illinois 60601
    seated: 500 reception: 800

    The Goodman Theatre is a professional theater company located in Chicago’s Loop. A major part of Chicago theatre, it is the city’s oldest currently active nonprofit theater organization.

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    Great Central Brewery

    221 North Wood Street | Chicago, Illinois 60612
    seated: 135 reception: 185

    GCBC tasting room is a German-style beer hall featuring communal seating for friends and family to come together. With 24 beers on tap, including 6 German-styles made by our German brew master. Our exposed brick, custom wood benches, and high industrial ceilings provide a modern yet historical atmosphere that pays tribute to our future visions and past inspirations.

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    Greenhouse Loft Chicago

    2545 West Diversey Avenue | Chicago, Illinois 60647
    seated: 25-175 reception: 200

    Greenhouse Loft is a fully customizable space is 3600 sq ft, with 16' ceilings in the glasshouse. floor to ceiling windows along the east wall provide an abundance of natural light and a view of our outdoor skygarden.

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    Gruen Galleries

    226 Wet Superior Street | Chicago, Illinois 60654
    seated: 120 reception: 350

    This beautiful space is located in the heart of Chicago's River North gallery district.

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    Harold Washington Library Center

    400 South State Street | Chicago, Illinois 60605
    seated: 200-400 reception: 400-500

    With more than 50 years of event planning experience, the Chicago Public Library’s Corporate & Private Events team consistently produces high-quality events and provides unsurpassed service. The Corporate & Private Events team is highly regarded by clients, caterers and competitors alike.

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    Harris Theater

    205 East Randolph Drive | Chicago, Illinois 60601
    seated: 70-500 reception: 500

    The Harris Theater offers superior acoustics and excellent sightlines for music and dance performances as well as a spectacular environment for special events, corporate meetings, product launches or lectures. The setting of Millennium Park provides an exceptional backdrop to any planned event. Event planners will find a unique setting with great visual impact that can be customized to create your desired effect.

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    Highland Park Community House

    1991 Sheridan Road | Highland Park, Illinois 60035
    seated: 200 reception: 300

    The Highland Park Community House is a beautifully renovated historic landmark available for private and for non-profit rentals. Our red brick Colonial-Revival-style house features a spacious ballroom, large living room with bay windows, a state-of-the-art commercial kitchen, new restrooms and three outdoor garden areas. The ballroom features a vaulted ceiling with vintage light features, a hardwood floor and a performance stage. Arched French doors line the ballroom and overlook our north lawn and Heritage Garden. Guests enter the ballroom through a gracious foyer featuring a fireplace and an heirloom desk.

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    Hinsdale Community House

    415 West 8th Street | Hinsdale, Illinois 60521
    seated: 300 reception: 400

    As you pass through the doors of The Community House you can feel the warmth and charm of your own home. It’s convenient and easily accessible location, with plenty of off-street parking, makes The Community House the perfect and unique setting for your next event. Casual or formal, small group or large, the unique design of The Community House offers an uncommon variety of spaces and an excellent experience you and your guests will not soon forget.

  • 54

    Humboldt Park & Boat House

    1400 North Sacramento Avenue | Chicago, Illinois 60622
    seated: 50-225 reception: 150-300

    Humboldt Park boasts a lagoon, “prairie river,” rose garden, perennial garden, waterfalls, and monuments. The historic Field House contains many event spaces with terrazzo flooring and grand intricately designed plaster ceilings. A guest favorite is cocktails on the veranda overlooking the lagoon. Just across the street from the Field House sitting on another stretch of the lagoon is the majestic open-air Boat House with its prairie-style lanterns and semicircular arches. 

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    Ida Noyes Hall at University of Chicago

    1212 East 59th Street | Chicago, Illinois 60637
    seated: 80-250 reception: 80-250

    Created Ida Noyes Hall was dedicated in June 1916 by La Verne Noyes in memory of his late wife Ida Noyes, for her lifetime of community work in women’s education and the arts. As a complement to the Reynolds Club and Hutchison Commons, Ida Noyes Hall served as a women’s clubhouse and social center.

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    Ignite Glass Studio

    401 North Armour Street | Chicago, Illinois 60642
    seated: 150-400 reception: 300-700

    Ignite Glass Studios is a state-of-the-art glass studio, gallery, and event space. We offer a wide range of hands-on glassblowing classes in our welcoming, educationally-focused space located in Chicago’s West Loop.

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    International House at University of Chicago

    1414 East 59th Street | Chicago, Illinois 60637
    seated: 14-200 reception: 25-470

    The International House serves as a cultural and intellectual center for Chicago.

  • 58

    International Museum of Surgical Science

    1524 North Lake Shore Drive | Chicago, Illinois 60610
    seated: 100 reception: 300

    The Museum facilities are available for special events, such as lectures, meetings, receptions and dinners. All events are held on the second floor of the Museum. The space features 14 foot-high floor-to ceiling windows with an incredible view of Lake Michigan, paintings and sculptures related to the history of surgery and medicine, Italian marble floors and three ornate fireplaces.

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    International Union of Operating Engineers

    2260 South Grove Street | Chicago, Illinois 60616
    seated: 600 reception: 1,200

    Local 399 is a progressive trade union representing both Public and Private sector Skilled Maintenance workers who operate and maintain building systems. It has a beautiful raw space perfect for large corporate events or weddings.

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    iO Theater

    1501 North Kingsbury Street | Chicago, Illinois 60642
    seated: 150 reception: 300

    The new iO complex on Kingsbury St. offers a beautiful new event space designed to host parties up to 300 guests and beyond. With high ceilings, exposed brick and rough-hewn posts, the room is perfect for weddings, parties, award ceremonies, training seminars, you name it. And when coupled with their world class custom comedy show production, corporate training program and full-service kitchen, you’ve got everything you need for an unforgettable event.

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    Iron Lab

    3700 S Iron Street | Chicago, Illinois 60609
    seated: 300 reception: 400

    The Iron Lab, located in the historic Central Manufacturing District, gives its guests an ulta-chic industrial design that captures the natural light. Throughout the venue your guests will encounter historical elements while telling the stories of the manufacturing legacy. Its event space is perfect for large weddings or corporate events 

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    Isadore & Sadie Dorin Forum

    725 West Roosevelt | Chicago, lllinois 60608
    seated: 180-1,000 reception: 450-3,000

    The Isadore & Sadie Dorin Forum Forum is one of the more unique, versatile and accessible facilities in Chicago Illinois. By hosting your event here, not only are you taking advantage of their convenient location and customer oriented staff, but you are also adding a touch of class to your special occasion.

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    Joffrey Tower

    8 East Randolph Street | Chicago, Illinois 60601
    seated: 120-170 reception: 150-200

    Joffrey Studios is located in the heart of the Loop and available to rent for receptions, performances, meetings, and other special events.

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    Lincoln Park Conservatory

    2400 North Stockton Drive | Chicago, Illinois 60614
    seated: 100-2,000 reception: 150-3,000

    The Lincoln Park Commission constructed the Lincoln Park Conservatory in phases between 1890 and 1895, replacing a small greenhouse that dated from the 1870s.

  • 65

    Loft 21

    1501 North Milwaukee Avenue | Lincolnshire, Illinois 60069
    seated: 600 reception: 1800

    Loft 21 is a 31,000 square foot urban loft styled event venue and meeting space located on 3 acres of property. It features the latest in audio, visual and lighting, as well as contemporary furniture.

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    Loft 644

    644 North Orleans Street | Chicago, Illinois 60654
    seated: 80 reception: 300

    Loft 644 is located in the heart of River North. Over 2,000 square feet of high lofty ceilings and cement floors provide a canvas with endless possibilities.

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    Loft Lucia

    7 North Carpenter Street | Chicago, IL 60607
    seated: 150 reception: 190

    Harmonizing luxurious urban chic with warmth and brightness, Loft Lucia literally means "Loft of Light". Their space features oversized industrial windows, exposed brick and a dazzling rooftop terrace with incredible landscaping. Loft Lucia hosts weddings, social events such as birthdays and soirees, corporate events, meetings as well as photo shoots and productions.

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    Loft on Lake

    1366 West Lake Street | Chicago, Illinois 60607
    seated: 70-160 reception: 200

    Loft on Lake is Chicago’s premier destination for any event, perfect for urbanites seeking the ultimate alternative experience. The Loft is a creative canvas, ready to transform for any special event – whether you are coordinating an intimate gathering, or a cocktail reception, the space is completely transformable to meet the most demanding specifications.

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    Maggie Daley Park

    337 East Randolph Street | Chicago, Illinois 60601
    seated: 150+ reception: 400+

    Maggie Daley Park, featuring a skating ribbon, play garden, climbing wall, picnic groves and more, is the ideal location to host family or corporate outings, team building activities or brand activations. The possibilities are endless for gatherings of any size and grounds can even accommodate guest counts into the thousands.

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    Merchandise Mart

    222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 470 | Chicago, Illinois 60654
    seated: 200-580 reception: 800-1,200

    From the celebrated art deco lobby for large parties to exquisite showrooms for cocktail hours and expansive show floors with all of the necessary electric requirements to meeting spaces with breathtaking river views, The Mart offers unrivaled venues for corporate, civic and charity special events, presentations, meetings or exhibitions.

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    Millennium Park Choral Rehearsal Room

    201 East Randolph | Chicago, Illinois 60601
    seated: 150 reception: 200

    Designed specifically for the voice, the Jay Pritzker Pavilion Choral Rehearsal Room carries sound so well because it is nearly acoustically perfect. Additionally, with its brilliant sky light and handsome wood paneling, it is visually perfect as well. Working well with any décor or color scheme, the room features an abundance of natural light and elegance.

  • 72

    Millennium Park Harris Theater Rooftop Terrace

    201 East Randolph | Chicago, Illinois 60601
    seated: 500 reception: 1,200

    The Harris Theater’s Rooftop Terrace provides a venue for outdoor events from April through October. Offering easy access from Randolph Street and stunning views of the city and Millennium Park, the Rooftop Terrace is one of the most distinctive venues in Millennium Park. In addition, the Rooftop Terrace is dressed in a stunning white tent with graceful, arching windows.

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    Millennium Park Jay Pritzker Pavilion Stage

    201 East Randolph | Chicago, Illinois 60601
    seated: 200 reception: 400

    The Jay Pritzker Pavilion Stage offers a unique experience for your guests from cocktail parties to intimate dinners.

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    Moonlight Studios

    1446 West Kinzie Street | Chicago, Illinois 60642
    seated: 330 reception: 500

    The facility, a repurposed factory, consists of more than fifteen thousand square feet of industrial chic space. Modern neutral finishes and reclaimed accents that hint back to the building’s past provide a visually interesting yet neutral backdrop for events and photo-shoots.

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    Morgan Manufacturing

    401 North Morgan | Chicago, Illinois 60642
    seated: 600 reception: 1,000

    The newest venue to Chicago offers an industrial-chic atmosphere perfect any event!

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    Morgan’s On Fulton

    952 West Fulton Market | Chicago, Illinois 60607
    seated: 60-150 reception: 95-250

    More than a space, a place. Industrial-chic design elements featuring weathered white plaster walls, raw brick, exposed wood beams, polished concrete and wood plank floors are the perfect backdrop to any Chicago event possibility.

  • 77

    Murphy Auditorium

    50 East Erie | Chicago, Illinois 60605
    seated: 210 reception: 300

    Originally built in 1926, The Murphy is truly one of Chicago’s finest architectural jewels. The French Renaissance style is reminiscent of the Chapelle de-Notre-Dame de Consolation located in Paris. Today, The Murphy is a public event space available to rent for weddings, corporate events, exhibits, and more.

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    MxD

    1415 North Cherry Avenue | Chicago, Illinois 60642
    seated: 8-194 reception: 35-204

    MxD is an innovation accelerator that brings Universities, Industry, and Government together to deliver solutions to tomorrow's challenges.

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    National Hellenic Museum

    333 South Halsted Street | Chicago, Illinois 60661
    seated: 90-300 reception: 150-600

    At the National Hellenic Museum, you can explore Greek heritage and ideals represented within our Collections, Library & Archives, and Oral Histories.

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    Newberry Library

    60 West Walton | Chicago, Illinois 60610
    seated: 80-200 reception: 90-250

    Steps from the Magnificent Mile and across from Chicago’s oldest public park, the Newberry is a historic venue in the heart of the city. With our grand marble staircase, intricate architectural details, and versatile spaces, the Newberry is a distinctive gathering place for any occasion.

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    Nike Store Downtown

    669 North Michigan Avenue | Chicago, Illinois 60611
    reception: 150-1000

    Nike Downtown is a great location to mix personal fitness and group building! You can enjoy a variety of snacks after sweating and getting healthy together! 

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    North Rose Garden

    500 South Lake Shore Drive | Chicago, Illinois 60605
    seated: 1,000 reception: 1,780

    The North Rose Garden contains a romantic fountain along with award-winning rose gardens and plush greenery. Several trellises are nestled within the garden, and sculpted hedges line the garden.

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    Northerly Island

    1400 South Lynn White Drive | Chicago, Illinois 60605
    seated: 150-800 reception: 175-60,000

    A true gem located on a 91-acre peninsular piece of land surrounded by Lake Michigan to the south, southwest of the Museum Campus, and directly east of Soldier Field, this venue offers both the city skyline and Lake Michigan as backdrops that are perfect for a formal black tie gala or a lakeside cocktail reception.

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    Ovation

    2324 West Fulton Street | Chicago, Illinois 60612
    seated: 200 reception: 350

    Ovation is a highly versatile modern industrial loft space. This venue boasts lighting and AV capabilities, a priced-in DJ, a built-in piano, tables, chairs, a podium and custom bar. 

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    Park West

    322 West Armitage Avenue | Chicago, Illinois 60614
    seated: 100-700 reception: 900

    One of Chicago’s best equipped multimedia facilities, this historic theatre has been an integral part of the entertainment scene since it opened in the 1920’s. Years later the building became the Town Theater, a neighborhood movie house, until 1977 when it was transformed into Park West.

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    Pleasant Home

    217 Home Ave. | Oak Park, Illinois 60302
    seated: 100 reception: 400

    Pleasant Home is a Prairie Style house museum located in the heart of Oak Park, one the nation’s most architecturally significant villages. Designed in 1897 by prominent architect George W. Maher, the home is a National Historic Landmark.

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    Positive Space Studios

    3520 West Fullerton Avenue | Chicago, Illinois 60647
    seated: 60 reception: 100

    Their mission is to offer a positive space to create and grow, leading to a whole new level of artistic output. Whether you need a gallery space or a venue for a meeting or dinner, they can help.

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    Primitive Art

    130 North Jefferson Street | Chicago, Illinois 60661
    seated: 70 reception: 350

    Primitive Art is a place for you to be a traveler and treasure hunter, to collect and connect to people, places and times, and to adorn your life in relevant, attractive, meaningful ways. Discover, explore, experience, and share what it means to be Primitive.

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    Pritzker Military Library

    104 South Michigan Avenue | Chicago, Illinois 60603
    seated: 50-90 reception: 200-250

    Colonel J.N. Pritzker, IL ARNG (Retired), founder of the Pritzker Military Museum & Library, assembled a major collection of books and related materials on military history, with a particular focus on the concept of the Citizen Soldier in America.

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    Promontory Point

    5491 South Lake Shore Drive | Chicago, Illinois 60615
    seated: 80-100 reception: 120-150

    This quaint building provides crystal clear skyline views and is surrounded by heavenly meadows. The magnificent French doors open onto stone verandas just steps from Lake Michigan. The exposed brick interior along with the historic architecture make this cozy castle-like site a must see.

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    R29

    227 West Monroe Street | Chicago, IL 60606
    seated: 80 reception: 200

    R29 is a striking event space 29 stories above the heart of the West Loop in The Franklin.

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    Resolution Digital Studios

    2226 West Walnut Street | Chicago, Illinois 60612
    seated: 25-400 reception: 50-600

    This venue offers versatile shooting & event spaces for a variety of production options. 5,600 sq. ft. main stage, green screen stage, apartment/kitchen set, stages with attached control room, multiple creative suites for production, graphics and post. 

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    Rockwell on the River

    3057 North Rockwell Street | Chicago, IL 60618
    seated: 800 reception: 1200

    Opening late 2018. A unique and industrial venue located right on the river in the Avondale neighborhood. Included in this spacious 22,000 sqft complex is main event space, staging areas, grand courtyard entrance, and outdoor area. Featuring high lofted double bow truss ceilings, skylights, exposed brick, timber construction and floor to ceiling windows overlooking North branch of the Chicago River, bringing the outdoors inside.

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    Ronald McDonald House Rooftop

    211 East Grand Avenue | Chicago, Illinois 60611
    seated: 30-40 reception: 50

    The Ronald McDonald House Rooftop is a state-of-the-art meeting space with a unique location and the opportunity to impact young children’s lives. It’s located in the Streeterville neighborhood right off the Magnificent Mile.

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    Room 1520

    1520 West Fulton Street | Chicago, Illinois 60607
    seated: 200 reception: 400

    Room 1520 is located in the heart of the artistic West Loop neighborhood of Chicago. The venue is a spacious, restored historical gear factory loft building with high ceilings, polished cement floors, portrait windows, exposed brick, private street entrances and many amenities.

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    Roosevelt University

    430 South Michigan Avenue | Chicago, Illinois 60605
    seated: 50-300 reception: 50-400

    Roosevelt University is an independent, non-profit, metropolitan university. Roosevelt has a variety of historical to modern, or intimate to expansive venues for you to choose from for your next event. 

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    Row 24

    2411 South Michigan Avenue | Chicago, Illinois 60618
    seated: 200 reception: 250

    Located in the historic Motor Row district of Chicago’s South Loop, Row 24 offers soaring 20-foot ceilings, midcentury chandeliers & an exposed brick backdrop. ROW 24 has captured the glitz & splendor of the Motor Row heyday which makes it a great place to host your wedding, social or corporate affair.

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    Second City

    1616 Wells | Chicago, Illinois 60614
    seated: 50 reception: 300

    Second City is the leading brand in improv-based sketch comedy. With theatres in Chicago and Toronto, Training Centers in those cites as well as Hollywood, 11 full time touring ensembles, thriving corporate communications and theatricals divisions as well as television and film operations. The Second City has been called “A Comedy Empire” by the New York Times.

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    Serosun Farms

    45W489 Berner Road | Hampshire, Illinois 60140
    seated: 50 reception: 1500

    Serosun Farms is a sustainable community that blends peaceful, pastoral living with modern convenience. Centered around a working farm, it is a progressive rural oasis that provides refuge from the city without sacrifi cing its comforts. Enjoy acres of open space with restored prairie and woodlands. Perfect for a wedding of your dreams, corporate retreat, lifetime celebrations or any other event!

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    South Shore Cultural Center

    7059 South Shore Drive | Chicago, Illinois 60649
    seated: 150-300 reception: 300-390

    Stage a small convention, host a wedding ceremony & reception, honor employees, or throw the party of a lifetime at South Shore Cultural Center! The country club-like interior, grand ballrooms, cascading chandeliers, ample meeting rooms, and art gallery offer guests an exceptional experience. Much of the facility has been recently renovated back to its original and luxurious décor.

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    Stan Mansion

    2410 North Kedzie | Chicago, Illinois 60647
    seated: 25-300 reception: 50-400

    Stan Mansion is among the most unique venues in the City of Chicago. An early 20s Logan Square historic landmark, this magnificent manor accommodated throughout the years a long list of significant human gatherings.

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    The Arbory

    2219 West Grand Avenue | Chicago Illinois 60612
    seated: 175

    Located in a 100 year old manufacturing plant in West Town, The Arbory's space is the perfect blend of vintage industrial and modern sophistication — outfitted with fully integrated digital capabilities.

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    The Athletico Center

    1900 Old Willow Road | Northbrook Illinois 60062
    seated: 400 reception: 2,000

    Meet the North Shore’s biggest and brightest new venue for Sports and Events. Conveniently located on the border of Northbrook and Glenview, our 96,000 square foot facility hosts Leagues and Classes as well as Events, Meetings and Team Building.

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    The Geraghty

    2520 South Hoyne Avenue | Chicago, Illinois 60608
    seated: 999 reception: 2,000

    The Geraghty boasts a gallery entrance with 25,000 sq. ft. of interior space on a single floor and is located less than two miles from McCormick Place and five miles from the Magnificent Mile. Enjoy Chicago’s most sophisticated and adaptable large format space with limitless technical, entertainment, and décor options designed for the best possible results.

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    The Joinery

    2533 West Homer Street | Chicago Illinois 60647
    seated: 160 reception: 180

    Taking inspiration from its life in woodworking, The Joinery is a venue to bring together your ideas, creativity and passion. From weddings to graduations or as a studio or performance space, the Joinery’s intimate size, natural light and warm design welcome your next gathering.

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    The Laugh Factory

    3175 North Broadway Street | Chicago, Illinois 60657
    seated: 100 reception: 225

    Opening its doors in 1979, the World Famous Laugh Factory has been recognized as "the #1 comedy club in the country" by such high-profile media as USA Today. Now, you can host your event within this versatile space!

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    The Library

    190 South LaSalle Street, Suite 4000 | Chicago, Illinois 60603
    seated: 140 reception: 200

    The Library offers an air of refined elegance that nods to another era. The two-story-high, book-lined walls- containing over 50,000 volumes of law books- are flanked by soaring Palladian windows that frame dramatic views of Lake Michigan and the majestic statue of Ceres. A Custom mahogany bar welcomes guests for a classic cocktail while richly upholstered sofas, leather chairs and alcoves invite intimate conversation. From informal gatherings to grand celebrations, The Library is suited for Weddings, fund-raisers, Bar or Bat Mitzvahs, Cocktail Receptions, and more!

    Three versatile conference room options are available, and include built-in plug-and-play projectors, wide-screen monitors, surround sound and teleconferencing. Each has ample capacity and can accommodate many different seating configurations.

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    The Lytle House

    5517 North Broadway | Chicago, Illinois 60640
    seated: 80 reception: 100

    The Lytle House is a unique space in the heart of Edgewater. It has 2800 square feet of intimate indoor and outdoor space. The venue features original industrial characteristics, high ceilings, exposed brick walls, and factory windows. The Lytle House is a customizable space with color, lighting, chalkboard wall and the combination of the indoor and outdoor spaces. It is an amazing space for weddings, private ceremonies, bridal showers, engagement parties, rehearsal dinners, baby showers and numerous other professional events.

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    The Penthouse Hyde Park

    5107 South Blackstone Avenue | Chicago, Illinois 60615
    seated: 150 reception: 250

    Located just south of Downtown Chicago, nestled in historical, vibrant Hyde Park, The Penthouse sits atop the former Piccadilly Hotel at the southeast corner of South Blackstone Avenue and East Hyde Park Blvd. Steps from CTA Bus stops and the Metra Electric Train Line. You and your attendees will come alive in our breathtaking ballroom with show-stopping, 20′ arched windows and extensive rooftop terrace with spectacular views of the city and lake as far as the eye can see. Take a step back in time as we invite you to The Penthouse Hyde Park.

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    The Rookery

    209 South Lasalle Street | Chicago, Illinois 60604
    seated: 200 reception: 400

    Celebrate your special occasion amidst the gallantry of The Rookery. You and your guests will be delighted by the timeless beauty of Frank Lloyd Wright’s masterful designs within the building’s Light Court. The ambiance at The Rookery cannot be matched.

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    The Tavern Club at 333

    333 North Michigan Avenue Suite 400 | Chicago, Illinois 60601
    seated: 60 reception: 125

    Once a social club frequented by the likes of Frank Lloyd Wright, Carl Sandburg and William Wrigley, this space on Michigan Avenue has undergone a $60 million renovation—and received the 2017 Chicago Landmark Award for Preservation Excellence—to revive its status as a community oasis on the Mag Mile. Rotating curated contemporary artwork, full kitchen, multiple televisions, skyline and lake views, meeting rooms and lounge area, discounted nearby parking on nights and weekends.

     

    Recently named one of Crain’s Best New Event Spaces 2018.

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    UIC Picnic Grounds – Operated by Windy City Fieldhouse

    800 West Maxwell Street | Chicago, Illinois 60608
    seated: 500 reception: 3,000

    Bring your guests together for a private interactive picnic (indoor or outdoor) that is truly a unique experience. A variety of entertainment options are available including inflatable attractions, face painters, caricature artists, live bands, disk jockeys/entertainers, rock-climbing walls and a children’s program including everything from “arts & crafts” to creative water games and relays. Picnic capacities range from 30-3,000 guests.

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    Union Station

    210 Canal Street, Suite 107 | Chicago, Illinois 60661
    seated: 60-700 reception: 100-1,300

    Chicago Union Station was designed according to the Beaux Arts style. Their main event space is decorated with terracotta walls, pink Tennessee marble floor and a five story, barrel-vaulted, atrium ceiling. Connected to the Great Hall is the Union Gallery which is a 3,500 square foot room which is the perfect space for ceremonies, meetings and VIP receptions.

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    Unity Temple

    875 Lake Street | Oak Park, Illinois 60301
    seated: 106 reception: 150

    Unity Temple is a Unitarian Universalist church in Oak Park, Illinois, and the home of the Unity Temple Unitarian Universalist Congregation. It was designed by the American architect Frank Lloyd Wright, and built between 1905 and 1908.

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    Venue Six10

    610 South Michigan Avenue | Chicago, Illinois 60605
    seated: 100 reception: 400

    Unique Event Space on Chicago's Michigan Avenue. USGBC Logo. Modern and sophisticated, Venue SIX10 offers panoramic views of downtown Chicago and Lake Michigan.

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    Vic Theatre

    3145 North Sheffield Ave | Chicago, Illinois 60657
    seated: 200 reception: 1,400

    The Victoria Theatre, better known as The Vic Theatre, is a musical venue located in Chicago, Illinois. The Vic Theatre can easily accommodate 1,400 people.

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    Villa D’Citta

    2230 North Halsted Street | Chicago, Illinois 60614
    seated: 60 reception: 100

    This venue is an Italian Style Bed and Breakfast, in the heart of Lincoln Park. Villa D’ Citta was built as a family “cottage” in 1887. Separate rooms or the entire villa can be made available for your event. The bed and breakfast can host around 20 guests overnight.

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    Wandering Tree Estate

    830 West State Rte 22 | Lake Zurich, Illinois 60047
    seated: 1500 reception: 5000

    With 10 acres of lush, gorgeous gardens (including rose, woodland and Japanese-style) and a large sparkling lake, events here are surrounded by beautiful shade trees, verdant lawns, and exquisite landscaping.

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    Wendella Boats

    400 North Michigan Avenue | Chicago, Illinois 60611
    seated: 25-175 reception: 65-275

    Wendella is Chicago’s Original Architecture Tour. The boat provides a full service bar and climate controlled main cabin for your event. 

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    Wilder Mansion

    211 South Prospect Avenue | Elmhurst, Illinois 60126
    seated: 250 reception: 250

    Wilder Mansion is the perfect location with the elegance of the 1800s and the latest in 21st century amenities and comforts. Wilder Mansion is available seven days a week, with rental packages that include use of the entire Mansion or specific rooms. Four ballrooms are available for renting. 

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    Willis Tower Skydeck

    233 South Wacker Drive | Chicago, Illinois 60606
    seated: 50-300 reception: 400

    When planning your next Chicago private event or cocktail party, choose a space that is sure to create an unforgettable experience. This unique venue is perfect for your next party, wedding reception, or event, offering the option for private VIP access to The Ledge, glass floor balconies extending four feet outside Willis Tower 1,353 feet over Chicago!

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    Windy City Fieldhouse

    2367 Wet Logan Boulevard | Chicago, Illinois 60647
    seated: 500 reception: 3,000

    Windy City Fieldhouse is the Midwest’s largest Team Building and Entertainment Company. The venue is available for rental for your event or interactive and exceptional event help by the Windy City Fieldhouse Corporation. 

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    Winnetka Community House

    620 Lincoln Avenue | Winnetka, Illinois 60093
    seated: 200 reception: 250

    Winnetka Community House combines a beautiful historic setting with modern amenities to provide everything you need for meetings and corporate events of any size and style.

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    Women’s Park & Gardens

    1827 South Indiana Avenue | Chicago, Illinois 60616
    seated: 80 reception: 80

    Located in the Near South Side Community, locally known as the South Loop, Chicago Women’s Park & Gardens totals [2.51] acres and formerly housed the Vietnam Veterans Museum. The Park is perfect for any outdoor event. Whether it be a birthday party, baby shower, or social event.