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19th Century Club

178 Forest Ave
Oak Park, IL 60301
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Capacity: Seated - 280 Guests, Reception - 50 - 500 Guests

The Nineteenth Century Club is a historic landmark building that is a beautiful, elegant, comfortable venue which is simply perfect for weddings and receptions, corporate events and performances.


63rd St. Beach House

6300 S Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60649
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Capacity: Seated - 150 - 600 Guests, Reception - 600 - 3000 Guests

Located directly on the sands of Lake Michigan this open-air facility features grand porticos overlooking the water. Choose the covered Promenade with sun-drenched balconies on the second floor or either of the majestic courtyards on the ground level. This south side gem has played host to formal dining affairs, community events, and family functions.


Anita Dee Yacht Cruises

600 East Grand Avenue (Navy Pier)
Chicago, IL 60611
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Capacity: Seated - 120 Guests, Reception - 50 - 345 Guests

Indulge your clients, co-workers and guests this year by chartering one of two private yachts for a delightful afternoon or enchanting evening. Located at Navy Pier, the Anita Dee Yacht Charter specializes in private Chicago cruises. From the elegant decor to the friendly crew, not one detail will be overlooked when you treat your guests to the impeccable Chicago skyline setting aboard the Anita Dee I or the Anita Dee II.


Aragon Ballroom

1106 W. Lawrence Ave.
Chicago, IL 60640
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Capacity: Seated - 1200 Guests, Reception - 2000 Guests

Built in 1926, the Spanish architecture of the building features crystal chandeliers, mosaic tiles, terra-cotta ceilings and balconies - making this a truly unique special events venue.


Architectural Artifacts

4325 Ravenswood Ave
Chicago, IL 60613
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Capacity: Seated - 300 Guests, Reception - 2500 Guests

The Architectural Artifacts space is one of Chicago's loveliest and most unique private rental environments. Housed within Architectural Artifacts' 80,000-square-foot showroom complex, the dramatic space affords visitors a large, comfortable (and handicap-accessible) arena in which to enjoy themselves.


Auditorium Theater

50 East Congress Parkway
Chicago, IL 60606
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Capacity: Seated - 500 Guests, Reception - 2000 Guests

Located at the heart of Chicago's loop, the Auditorium Theatre is near many Chicago attractions. Within view of Buckingham Fountain and steps from Michigan Avenue and Millennium Park, the Auditorium has been a fixture in Chicago's arts and culture scene since 1889.


Banbury Fair of Bartlett

211 W Railroad Ave
Bartlett, IL 60103
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Capacity: Seated - 30-300 Guests, Reception - 30-300 Guests

Banbury Fair of Bartlett is perhaps the most unique outdoor venue in the Chicagoland area, perfect for weddings and much more. Every event reservation at Banbury includes full, exclusive use of our entire outdoor grounds. Studded throughout with blossoms, fountains, cozy seating, and playful accents, Banbury Fair of Bartlett lends a unique, elegant charm to any event.


Bentley Gold Coast

834 N. Rush Street
Chicago, IL 60611
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Capacity: Seated - 325 Guests, Reception - 450 Guests

The multi-story glass encased showroom and spectacular collection of exotic automobiles provides a stunning backdrop for your celebration. 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.


Berger Park

6205 North Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60660
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Capacity: Seated - 35 Guests, Reception - 100 Guests

This quaint mansion features hardwood floors, original woodwork and antique lighting fixtures among other charming details. The mansion also boasts an outdoor space with breathtaking lake views. Located just minutes from downtown, this unique space offers three rooms that can be rented individually for intimate gatherings or together for a larger event.


Beverly Arts Center of Chicago

2407 W 111th Street
Chicago, IL 60655
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Capacity: Seated - up to 200 Guests, Reception - up to 400 Guests

The Beverly Arts Center transformable space and raw architectural elements provide a blank canvas for social, charitable or business events and weddings. Bricks and stainless surfaces, 20-foot ceilings, dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows, add stunning backgrounds that enhance your event's individual ambiance.


Bridgeport Art Center

Sculpture Garden Gallery
1200 West 35th Street
Chicago, IL 60609
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Capacity: Seated - up to 300 Guests, Reception - up to 450 Guests

Housed in the former Spiegel Catalog warehouse, the Sculpture Garden Gallery defines raw urban elegance with a decor that emphasizes reconstruction and refurbished elements and finishes. This historic 1911 building includes timber construction, exposed brick and generous ceiling heights. Whether planning a gathering for 50 or a gala for 300, the 6,000 sq. ft. open loft space on the first floor of the Bridgeport Art Center can be transformed for any occasion that demands an exceptional setting.


Bridgeport Art Center

Skyline Loft
1200 West 35th Street
Chicago, IL 60609
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Capacity: Seated - 100 - 900 Guests, Reception - 100 - 1500 Guests

The Bridgeport Art Center "Skyline Loft" defines raw urban elegance. Located in a 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. Here you will find your ultimate space for any special event whether it's a wedding, corporate meeting or party, fashion or trade shows, special occasion or an intimate gathering.


Catalyst Ranch

656 W. Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60607
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Capacity: Seated - up to 125 Guests, Reception - up to 200 Guests

Located in the Historic Haymarket Square, Catalyst Ranch has a 10,000 sq. ft. loft space with large windows, spacious rooms, bursting with color and fun. Celebrate with comfy couches, retro armchairs, unique vintage tables and chairs, and ethnic art work.


Center On Halsted

3656 N Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60613
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Capacity: Seated - 100 Guests, Reception - 300 Guests

The Center on Halsted offers state of the art facilities in the heart of Lakeview at affordable rates. With 175,000 square feet of space. No matter the event, the center has the space that is right for you. As part of their commitment to the community, they offer discounts for non-profit organizations.


Cheney Mansion

220 N Euclid Ave
Oak Park, IL 60302
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Capacity: Seated - 150 Guests, Reception - 250 Guests

Reminiscent of a gracious English country home, the mansion is located in the Historic District of Oak Park. The Mansion is a lovely setting for your most special occasion. With its large, airy rooms, it is an elegant setting for weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, dinners, corporate events and receptions.


Chicago Architecture Foundation

224 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60604
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Capacity: Seated - 150 Guests, Reception - 200 Guests

This magnificent early-20th-century edifice was designed by Daniel Burnham, a giant in Chicago's architectural history, and was fully restored in the mid-1980's. The ArchiCenter offers three spaces for private-event rental.


Chicago Cultural Center

78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60606
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Capacity: Seated - 450 Guests, Reception - 800 Guests

Located at Michigan Avenue and Washington Street, the cultural center has large, dazzling rooms, including Preston Bradley Hall, home of the world's largest Tiffany glass dome. The center is appropriate for formal occasions such as weddings, cocktail receptions, seated dinners and large scale receptions to 800 guests.


Chicago from the Lake Charters

455 East Illinois
Chicago, IL 60606
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Capacity: Reception - 200 Guests

Fully-outfitted boats and on-board amenities to help you create an event guests will talk about for years to come. Cocktail parties, special-theme menus, buffets or dinners served tableside. Our cruises offer a full-service bar, a professional sound system plus that enthralling view of Chicago's skyline.


Chicago Illuminating Company

19 East 21st Street
Chicago, IL 60616
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Capacity: Seated - 250 Guests, Reception - 600 Guests

Housed in a two story former power plant/warehouse that dates back to the 1900s, is conveniently located near the McCormick Place Convention Center. The renovated, modern architectural highlights blend with an urbane loft aesthetic for a sophisticated state of the art feel. The lofty space features exposed brick walls and floor to ceiling windows with ceiling heights from 15 to 50 feet.


Chicago Theatre

175 N. State Street
Chicago, IL 60601
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Capacity: Seated - 750 Guests, Reception - 1500 Guests

The Chicago Theatre is considered one of the country's most beautiful theatres for live entertainment by performing artists and audiences alike. This legendary theatre is a symbol of the city itself. With its 3,335-seat three level theatre, exquisite grand lobby and mezzanine with the grand staircase patterned after the Paris Opera House, to its private 250-seat downstairs theatre, every event is a brilliant occasion.


Civic Opera House

20 N. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
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Capacity: Seated - 150 Guests, Reception - 700 Guests

Home of the acclaimed Lyric Opera, this prestigious site is resplendent in Roman columns, gold leaf detailing and glittering chandeliers to set the mood for upscale corporate events, benefits and weddings.


Columbus Park Refectory

5701 West Jackson
Chicago, IL 60644
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Capacity: Seated - 215 Guests, Reception - 280 Guests

The Columbus Park Refectory boasts three porticos that fill with sun during the summer. The grounds, created by the dean of prairie landscape architecture, contain two natural looking waterfalls, stratified stonework ledges and abundant native plant life. You and your guests will enjoy the serene country club setting with the chance to dine in a Chicago landmark.


Danada House

3 S 501 Naperville Rd.
Wheaton, IL 60187
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Capacity: Seated - 200 Guests, Reception - 400 Guests

Rich in beauty and history, Danada House provides an ideal location for you to host your special event whether it be a wedding, banquet, meeting or party. The Atrium at Danada house has tile flooring, a wooden dance floor and state of the art lighting.


DePaul Naperville Campus

150 West Warrenville Rd
Naperville, IL 60563
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Capacity: Seated - 150 Guests, Reception - 200 Guests

63,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, including a boardroom, a 2,500 square foot flat auditorium and networked computer Labs. Ideally located along the I-88 Corridor in DuPage County, the DePaul Naperville Campus Conference Center offers a state of the art meeting venue, catering and hotel partnerships, and customized event planning support positioning the DePaul Naperville Campus as a full service event destination.


DePaul O'Hare Campus

8770 West Bryn Mawr Ave
Chicago, IL 60531
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Capacity: Seated - 120 Guests, Reception - 170 Guests

35,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, including a boardroom, reception space, and a networked computer lab. Located just 5 minutes from O'Hare.


Dolphin Lounge

2200 N Ashland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614
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Capacity: Seated - 200 Guests, Reception - 900 Guests

The large facility will house various spaces, including The Ballroom for 225 guests, The Dolphin Lounge for 175 guests, The Green Room for 30 guests and its elegantly landscaped back lawn that extends to the Chicago River, which will accommodate 300 guests. The project is to be completed in the spring of 2013; Green Dolphin is popular for weddings, reunions, birthday parties, rehearsal dinners, and corporate events.


Douglas Dawson Gallery

224 South Michigan Avenue
Suite 266
Chicago, IL 60606
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Capacity: Seated - 80 Guests, Reception - 125 Guests

This contemporary art museum offers a roomy and light-filled space plus outdoor courtyard to host small events and intimate weddings.


Driehaus Museum

40 E Erie Street
Chicago, IL 60611
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Capacity: Seated - 100 Guests, Reception - 125 Guests

Located just steps away from the Magnificent Mile, the Driehaus Museum provides a distinct and intimate setting for corporate entertaining and private events. Breathtaking yet intimate, this space is an immersive experience into the Gilded Age for your cocktail reception or seated dinner.


First Merit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island

1300 South Lynn White Drive
Chicago, IL 60605
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Capacity: Seated - 3000 Guests (theatre style), Reception - 4500 Guests

Resting between the horizon of Lake Michigan and the magnificent Chicago Skyline, First Merit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island is located in the heart of Chicago's Museum Campus. Events range from rock concerts to business meetings to family matinee events.


Floating World Gallery

1925 N. Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60614
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Capacity: Seated - 120 Guests, Reception - 200 Guests

Imagine your special event in the award winning space of Floating World Gallery, surrounded by masterpieces of classic and contemporary Japanese art. Picture yourself in this urban and intimate venue just steps from some of the city's finest attractions.


Free Spirit Yacht Cruises

567 East Waldron Drive
Chicago, IL 60605
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Capacity: Reception - 120 Guests

Free Spirit Yacht Cruises is a private yacht charter company who offers the most inviting, comfortable luxurious yachts and friendly, caring, "attentive to every last detail service" on Lake Michigan.


Garfield Park Conservatory

300 N Central Park Avenue
Chicago, IL 60624
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Capacity: Seated - 200 Guests, Reception - 300 Guests

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.


Goodman Theater

170 N Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60601
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Capacity: Seated - 150 Guests, Reception - 500 Guests

The Albert and Owen Theatres can be rented out for private meetings and their adjacent mezzanine and lobby spaces are available for receptions and private dinners.


Greenhouse Loft

2545 W Diversey
Chicago, IL 60647
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Capacity: Seated - 160 Guests, Reception - 250 Guests

Located 10 minutes from Chicago's Loop, Greenhouse Loft is the country's premier sustainable event venue. From weddings and social gatherings to meetings and corporate events, Greenhouse Loft seeks to redefine what an event venue can be. Imagine your event set in the warm glow of our reclaimed wood floors as light streams in from the floor-to-ceiling windows.


Harold Washington Library Center

400 S. State St.
Chicago, IL 60606
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Capacity: Seated - 500 Guests, Reception - 650 Guests

The library's 9th floor Winter Garden offers a marble atrium capped by a magnificent glass skydome, making it a spacious and unique venue for special events.


Harris Theater for Music and Dance

205 E. Randolph Dr.
Chicago, IL 60601
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Capacity: Seated - 200 Guests, Reception - 800 Guests

Located in Chicago's Millennium Park, the Harris Theater is a new state-of-the-art downtown performance facility. The theater's design features a simple, elegant glass lobby on Upper Randolph Drive east of Michigan Avenue.


Highland Park Community House

1991 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, IL 60035
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Capacity: Seated - 200 Guests, Reception - 300 Guests

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.


Hinsdale Community House

415 West Eighth Street
Hinsdale, IL 60521
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Capacity: Seated - 300 Guests, Reception - 300 Guests

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.


Ida Noyes Hall

1212 E. 59th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
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Capacity: Seated - 250 Guests, Reception - 300 Guests

Ida Noyes Hall, is an 82,000 square foot facility originally designed to be a women's gymnasium and social center at the University of Chicago. Over the years, the facility has undergone modest changes and has hosted many events large and small for the University community.


Ignite Glass Studios

401 N Armour Street
Chicago, IL 60642
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Capacity: Seated - 220 Guests, Reception - 400 Guests

Over 4000 sq. ft. of unobstructed raw space, perfect for any occasion. From weddings to corporate meetings, they can accommodate any and every design idea. Their 2500 sq. ft. Urban Garden, surrounded with fruit trees, blown glass sculptures and stained polished concrete pathways, is an oasis for guests to gather, host receptions or meeting breaks. Capturing the dramatic Chicago skyline from the 1200 sq. ft. Rooftop Deck is a one of a kind photo opportunity or an unforgettable view for an intimate event.


Immanuel Hall

302 South Grant Street
Hinsdale, IL 60521
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Capacity: Seated - 60 Guests, Reception - 120 Guests

Built in 1900 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Immanuel Hall has been painstaking restored to its original splendor and is a charming unique setting for small events.


International House at University of Chicago

1414 E. 59th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
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Capacity: Seated - 200 Guests, Reception - 500 Guests

Located on the University of Chicago Hyde Park Campus, this nine story gothic building was designed by Holabird and Root and offers a unique setting for special events.


International Museum of Surgical Science

1524 N. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60610
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Capacity: Seated - 100 Guests, Reception - 200 Guests

The historic mansion is a distinctive venue available for special events and tours. Lectures, meetings, receptions and dinners hosted at the Museum offer your guests an elegant setting with interesting exhibits.


Irish American Heritage Center

4626 N. Knox
Chicago, IL 60630
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Capacity: Seated - 300 Guests, Reception - 650 Guests

Perfect for weddings, galas, benefits, anniversary parties, sweet sixteen parties, corporate luncheons, and many other gatherings. The room is air-conditioned and includes a top quality sound system, projector system, a 10'x20' stage, a mahogany bar, a cloak room, a bride's room and a prep kitchen.


Ivy Room at Tree Studios

12 East Ohio Street
Chicago, IL 60611
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Capacity: Seated - 200 Guests, Reception - 400 Guests

Located in the heart of River North at Medinah Tree Studios, just two blocks from the Magnificent Mile, and in close proximity to the Loop. The Ivy Room embodies a history of artistic elegance. The ballroom windows offer picturesque views of the courtyard garden, transforming every event into an extraordinary experience.


Joffrey Ballet Studios

10 East Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60601
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Capacity: Seated - 120 Guests, Reception - 400 Guests

Located in the Joffrey Tower downtown Chicago. Joffrey Studios are available to rent for receptions, performances, meetings, and other special events.


John Hancock Observatory

875 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60661
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Capacity: Seated - 250 Guests, Reception - 500 Guests

A spectacular, euphoric venue for your corporate or private event. Many a business deal has been sealed over a dinner with Chicago's impressive city as the backdrop. And what better place for a cocktail party for your closest friends!


Katherine Legge Memorial Lodge

19 E Chicago Ave
Hinsdale, IL 60521
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Capacity: Seated - 130 Guests, Reception - 240 Guests

A quiet, unique, woodland setting for your next gathering. Lodge and/or grounds available. Lodge features ballroom with fireplace.


Kenilworth Club

410 Kenilworth Ave.
Kenilworth, IL 60043
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Capacity: Seated - 200 Guests, Reception - 300 Guests

A one-story clubhouse, consisting of one large ballroom with two adjacent smaller rooms divided by folding doors, plus fully equipped working kitchen.


Kohl's Children Museum

2100 Patriot Blvd
Glenview, IL 60026
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Capacity: Seated - 250 Guests, Reception - 500 Guests

The Kohl Museum of Greater Chicago is the perfect backdrop for Galas, Fundraisers, children's birthday parties, corporate events and meetings.


Library Club

190 South Lasalle
Chicago, IL 60603
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Capacity: Seated - 150 Guests, Reception - 250 Guests

This stunning room offers 40th floor views of the city from its floor to ceiling windows. The library is two stories tall and the walls are lined with books. A truly fantastic downtown venue location.


Lincoln Park Conservatory & Gardens

2400 N Stockton Dr.
Chicago, IL 60614
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Capacity: Seated - 25 Guests, Reception - 3000 Guests

Nestled just west of the Lincoln Park Zoo, the Lincoln Park Conservatory and Gardens create a perfectly peaceful and enchanting mix for your event's atmosphere. Stroll along the pathways or around the lush greenery during cocktail hour, and then emerge out into the expansive outdoor gardens for dinner under the stars.


Loft on Lake

1366 W Lake Street
Chicago, IL 60607
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Capacity: Seated - 125 Guests, Reception - 200 Guests

A quintessential Chicago Loft, the interior boasts raw architectural elements such as beautiful exposed brick and warm oak timber, 20 ft. ceilings and its most distinguished feature - a 65-foot long skylight that is unique in all of Chicago. During the daytime, the space is bathed in warm natural light and in the evening, the skylight reflects the inside decor.


Mars Gallery

1139 West Fulton
Chicago, IL 60606
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Capacity: Seated - 70 Guests, Reception - 150 Guests

Located in Chicago's historic West Loop market district, the gallery is housed in a converted brick warehouse building. Renovated into a traditional turn of the century loft, the gallery features hardwood floors, wood beamed ceilings, and rose colored brick walls. This beautiful, multi-leveled, art-filled, space is the perfect setting for any function.


Mayslake Peabody Estate

1717 West 31st Street
Oak Brook, IL 60523
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Capacity: Seated - 100 Guests, Reception - 200 Guests

Whether you are planning your company meeting, retreat or presentation. Mayslake offers a unique and stimulating environment. They are able to accommodate small groups of 10 or larger groups up to 200.


MCA Warehouse

1747 West Hubbard
Chicago, IL 60622
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Capacity: Seated - 200 Guests, Reception - 400 Guests

The newly renovated MCA Warehouse is ideal for your special event - from sophisticated black-tie dinners to out-of-the-ordinary parties, elegant weddings to corporate meetings, with a flexible and truly unique space. The MCA Warehouse features 19,000 square feet of flexible event space, two levels with unique architectural details, impressive downtown views.


Michelle's Ballroom

2800 W Belmont Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
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Capacity: Seated - 100 Guests, Reception - 250 Guests

A historic brick bank building with tall front columns, built in the 1900's. Prior to Michelle's Ballroom, this location was occupied for 20 years by the Federal Government as an unemployment compensation office. Now, it's fully remodeled and located on the near northwest side of Chicago.


Moonlight Studios

1446 W. Kinzie Street
Chicago, IL 60642
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Capacity: Seated - 300 Guests, Reception - 500 Guests

With its open floor plan, lofted ceilings, unique architectural features, West Loop location and 15,000+ square feet of interior event and production space, Moonlight Studios is an ideal and versatile location for events, weddings and photo shoots.


Newberry Library

60 W. Walton
Chicago, IL 60610
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Capacity: Seated - 150 Guests, Reception - 400 Guests

A variety of elegant spaces in a prime downtown location accommodate everything from intimate gatherings to stately dinners. Spaces available include: East Hall, The Lobby, The Towner Fellows' Lounge and The Main Reading Room.


Noble-Seymour-Crippen House

5622-24 N. Newark Ave.
Chicago, IL 60631
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Capacity: Seated - 75 Guests, Reception - 100 Guests, Outdoor Tented: 300 Guests

Chicago's Oldest House has undergone a major restoration and is enjoying its third century of prominence in the community. The restored house is well-equipped to handle private functions in addition to meetings, historical tours and special events.


Northerly Island Reception Center

1400 S. Lynn White Dr.
Chicago, IL 60605
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Capacity: Seated - 150 Guests, Reception - 300 Guests

Northerly Island is a 91- acre peninsula that juts into Lake Michigan at the heart of the Museum Campus. It is located just south of the Adler Planetarium and east of Soldier Field.


Park West

322 W. Armitage
Chicago, IL 60606
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Capacity: Seated - 250-750 Guests, Reception - 1000 Guests

Versatile Lincoln Park concert hall doubles as a high-tech facility for meetings, client receptions, and fundraisers. The 11,000 square-foot facility with 5 tiered levels, 2 balconies, 7 bars, and comfortable booths is both beautiful and practical in design.


Pittsfield Building

55 East Washington
Chicago, IL 60602
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Capacity: Seated - 200 Guests, Reception - 275 Guests

The Pittsfield Building is one of Chicago's finest 1920's-era skyscrapers, and was designated a Chicago Landmark in 2002. At its completion in 1927, The Pittsfield Building was the tallest building in Chicago, and was hailed an architectural triumph. Located in the Jewelers? Row Landmark District, The Pittsfield Building is virtually unchanged since its completion. The interior is classically glamorous making it a perfect setting for a wedding, cocktail party, fundraiser or corporate event.


Pleasant Home

217 Home Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302
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Capacity: Seated - 60 Guests, Reception - 200 Guests

Pleasant Home is located in the Ridgeland-Oak Park Historic District and is within easy walking distance of the Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie School of Architecture National Historic District.


Plumber's Hall

1340 W. Washington Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60607
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Capacity: Seated - 500 Guests, Reception - 1000 Guests

A distinctive Art Deco space, only minutes from the United Center, features sweeping stairways, grand balconies and a built-in bar.


Prairie Productions

1314 W. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60607
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Capacity: Seated - 150 Guests, Reception - 200 Guests

Located in Chicago's West Loop, Prairie Production is a bright and airy studio perfect for your next event.


Prairie Street Brewhouse

200 Market St
Rockford, IL 61107
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Capacity: Seated - 150 Guests, Reception - 250 Guests

The Prairie Street Brewhouse is perfectly equipped to handle your special day. Whether it's just your ceremony and reception. Or even a small private gathering of family and friends for an intimate ceremony.


Primitive Art Works

130 N. Jefferson St.
Chicago, IL 60661
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Capacity: Seated - 25 Guests, Reception - 400 Guests (On each floor)

With 31,000 square feet of space, Primitive Art Works is located in the Fulton River District. This four-story commercial gallery is packed with ethnic and tribal artwork in the form of jewelry, textiles, artifacts and furniture.


Promontory Point

5491 S Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60615
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Capacity: Seated - 100 Guests (inside) 250 Guests (outside), Reception - 150 Guests (inside) 500 Guests (outside)

Located on Lake Michigan in Jackson Park, the "Point" was created and landscaped in the 1930's in the Prairie school tradition. 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.


Ravenswood Event Center

4025 North Ravenswood Ave.
Chicago, IL 60640
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Capacity: Seated - 500 Guests, Reception - 850 Guests (total on three floors)

The Ravenswood Event Center is one of Chicago's premiere private event destination. Housing three distinct venues. The event center's modern loft & industrial vibe is a great backdrop for countless types of social, philanthropic & corporate events.


Robie House

5757 S. Woodlawn Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
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Capacity: Seated - 40 Guests, Reception - 100 Guests

Host in one of Frank Lloyd Wright's most celebrated structures, his icon of modern design, the Robie House in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago. The museum offers a stunning setting perfect for intimate cocktail receptions, professional meetings, dinner parties and more.


Room 1520 - Aeree Loft

1520 W Fulton St
Chicago, IL 60607
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Capacity: Seated - 150 Guests, Reception - 250 Guests

Like no other venue in the city, Aeree Loft at Room 1520 offers an urban, elegant and luxurious loft space. Directly off the street is the venue's dramatic 16-foot-tall glass entryway, which becomes magnificently illuminated by Italian crystal chandeliers within. The space totals 5,000 sq. ft. and is a bright, white, blank slate that can be transformed into the perfect setting for any type of gathering from weddings to corporate and social events.


Roosevelt University

430 S. Michigan
Chicago, IL 60605
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Capacity: Seated - 300 Guests, Reception - 400 Guests

Choose from 6 different event spaces at 3 different beautiful downtown locations. There are several venue options from which to choose when planning an event at Roosevelt University: The Auditorium Ballroom, Congress Lounge, Ganz Hall, Sullivan Room, Gage on Seven, and Wabash Conference Room. For the first time ever, the university has offered the following space to the public for private receptions and events.


Salvage One

1840 W. Hubbard
Chicago, IL 60622
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Capacity: Seated - 500 Guests, Reception - 800 Guests

Welcome to wonderland. Thinking of throwing a party and in search of some wow factor? Salvage one is the unique space for your next event, private party or wedding. No two events at Salvage one are the same because they thrive on reinventing their space for each and every event. They have two floors indoors that are available and during warmer months the yard is open for use as well.


Signature Loft

1640 W. Hubbard
Chicago, IL 60622
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Capacity: Seated - 80 Guests, Reception - 125 Guests

The Signature Loft is conveniently located in the West Loop and features a charming urban loft with exposed brick, brand new hardwood floors, an open steel truss ceiling, and a beautiful city skyline view. This highly functional loft space can be transformed for any occasion that demands a noteworthy setting. Equipped with a built-in bar station to serve all of your guests needs. Whether you are planning a cocktail party, sit-down dinner, or business meeting, the Signature Loft's intimate atmosphere can be customized to create a unique and memorable setting for your next event.


Smart Museum of Art

5550 S. Greenwood Ave. (The University of Chicago)
Chicago, IL 60637
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Capacity: Seated - 60 Guests, Reception - 200 Guests

The Smart Museum is a unique and affordable venue for your special event. Featuring large scale art and sculptures, the Smart's striking Ratner Reception Gallery and outdoor Elden Sculpture Garden provide crisp, contemporary spaces that are suitable for a wide variety of events including: wedding receptions, intimate dinners, University events, and music recitals.


South Shore Cultural Center

7059 S. Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60649
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Capacity: Seated - 250 Guests, Reception - 400 Guests

The country club-like interior, grandiose ballrooms, cascading chandeliers, meeting rooms, and stunning art gallery make hosting here exceptional. Most of the facility has been recently updated and renovated to restore the Cultural Center back to its original decor.


Stan Mansion

2408 N. Kedzie
Chicago, IL 60637
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Capacity: Seated - 300 Guests, Reception - 400 Guests

Located in Chicago, Stan Mansion is a luxurious special-event venue with facilities that are ideal for hosting: Corporate events, wedding ceremonies and receptions, rehearsal dinners, social events, artistic and musical performances, conferences and presentations.


UIC Forum

725 W. Roosevelt Road
Chicago, IL 60608
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Capacity: Seated - 1200 Guests, Reception - 3000 Guests

More than 22,000 square feet makes the UIC forum the ideal space for a variety of events, including meetings, conventions, trade shows, speaking engagements, concerts, banquets, receptions, lectures, seminars, presentations and commencements. Located minutes from downtown Chicago, The UIC Forum keeps your event in the spotlight by offering magnificent, versatile rooms equipped with complete audiovisual support in a relaxed setting.


UIC Picnic Grounds

800 W Maxwell St
Chicago, IL 60608
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Capacity: Seated - 300 Guests, Reception - 3000 Guests

Perfect for corporate picnics on its scenic campus. UIC's recently renovated outdoor athletic facilities, located within blocks of the Chicago Loop, provide two separate well-groomed areas (North and South).


Union Station

210 S. Canal St.
Chicago, IL 60605
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Capacity: Seated - 1300 Guests, Reception - 2300 Guests

The magnificent Great Hall at Chicago Union Station is the ideal location for elegant special events, receptions and weddings. Originally designed by famed architect Daniel Burnham The Great Hall's marble floors, 112-foot sky lit ceilings and ornate decor is the perfect setting for large-scale events and galas, offering atmospheric touches like brass lamps and the famed stairway featured in "The Untouchables."


Wilder Mansion

211 Prospect Avenue
Elmhurst, IL 60126
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Capacity: Seated - 150 Guests, Reception - 250 Guests

Located in Elmhurst, 18 miles out of downtown Chicago, a newly renovated 1868 historical landmark with grand architectural features. So whether you're having an intimate party for 20, a large cocktail reception, a seated dinner or your wedding, Wilder Mansion can make your party happen. Utilize a single room, an entire floor, or the whole Mansion and make the most out of your next party or social gathering. They also have a majestic outdoor space in Wilder Park that is the perfect option for wedding ceremonies.


Women's Club of Wilmette

930 Greenleaf Avenue
Wilmette, IL 60091
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Capacity: Seated - 200 Guests, Reception - 325 Guests

The Woman's Club of Wilmette is a North Shore landmark, a venue perfectly suited for many special events. You may reserve just one room or the entire Club House. The air-conditioned facilities are available by the hour with a three-hour minimum.


Zhou B. Art Center

1029 W. 35th Street
Chicago, IL 60609
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Capacity: Seated - 300 Guests, Reception - 600 Guests

The Zhou B. Center is an arts center located in the heart of the Bridgeport neighborhood. The vision for this arts complex is the result of the efforts by the Zhou Brothers to create a multifaceted arts facility that houses a 17,000 square- foot exhibition space for contemporary art and special events.