West Loop's Premier Executive Event Space
From $450 per hour
West Loop's premier executive event space; fully appointed and turnkey venue! A unique and transformative space of 6,000 square feet with capabilities to create and execute events of 10 - 300ppl.
The quintessential environment for learning, discovery, and cultural transformation. This is the ideal space for corporate offsites, creative and collaborative workshops, sales meetings, executive dinners, cocktail receptions, & holiday events!
Loft style commercial space
From $125 per hour
Loft style, 1000 square foot location near the west loop. Plenty of natural lighting as well as track lighting. Location includes 3 flat screen monitors, one 50" and two 55", along with a chalk wall, wet bar for serving beverages and additional available chairs and tables. Space includes a bartender, 1 staff member for assistance throughout your event and 1 hour of setup time included in the fee.
Sunny Bohemian Storefront
From $100 per hour
Our creative space in the Bridgeport neighborhood of Chicago is blocks away from White Sox, Guaranteed Rate Field. This freshly renovated 900 square feet bohemian storefront studio is an ideal location for private events or creative showcases. Located at 3641 S Morgan Street, the space currently hosts an appointment only showroom for design companies, Metal Magic Interiors and Norman Leigh Designs. There is also a yard with a garden, fire-pit, and seating for outdoor activities.
The brick and frame building was built in 1896 hosting a saloon until the 1990's. The space has been renovated and includes exposed brick walls, large West facing storefront windows, and a restored tin ceiling. Design elements from above tenants, such as steel and reclaimed wood tables, benches, and desks, are displayed throughout the building. For client ease the space includes a wet bar with wine fridge and a full refrigerator in the back space.
Past clients have included:
- non profit organization parties, like Chicago Sculpture International's holiday event
- production shoots, like a commercial for Sammons Financial Group, and a print series for Pet Retail World
- product launches, like Pomme Magazine first edition
- book releases, like author Tissanie Simmons' "Generational Curse"
Charming Old World Community Library in Former Bar
From $125 per hour
This independent experimental library has been used as a location for scenes as a coffeeshop, apartment, and (of course) a library, as well as staging areas for cast, crew and craft service during outdoor shoots in and around Humboldt Park.
In the Reading Room, you'll be surrounded by the most eclectic collection of Chicago-crafted books, newspapers, magazines, comics, zines, artist books, journals, plans, novels, chapbooks, and cookbooks. The 600 square foot Reading Room has been called “cozy and welcoming” by the Chicago Reader, and yet is very flexible with chairs and tables that fold and a ramp for easy equipment load-in.
The 1,000 square foot Exhibition Room (in the process of being photographed) is adjacent and has access both from outside and through the Reading Room. This room is a combination of dark turquoise walls, exposed brick, and glass block, with dark carpeting. It also has an exposed beam timber ceiling, as well as flexible furnishings and a moveable stage.
Loft in River West | Exposed brick- Natural light
From $99 per hour
Brand new loft space in River West available for your next film or photo production. Exposed brick, natural light and multiple backdrops to choose from. To see a video about the space please go to this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrcxkzCQdAo
Our building was built in 1889, as the original offices of M Schulz Co., luxurious piano manufacturers. Several original features remain, including the mosaic entrance, glass windows, and trim. Our Studio is located on the first floor. Newly remodeled interior features exposed brick walls, a 15 foot timber ceiling, and hardwood floors throughout. Elegant finishes give the space a chic air and make a unique background for any event.
The 2400 sq ft open floor plan allows for maximum personalization. The space is divided between the main room and a bedroom/lounge area. The main room can hold up to 40 seated guests, and 80 standing guests. There is a custom made dry bar located in the middle of the main room and can be used as a coat check, dj booth, or bartender station. Dark interior and versatile lighting solutions add an element of personal intimacy to the venue. Interlacing modern decor with antiques gives this event space a timeless appearance. Nearby garage parking available.
About the space
• Over 2300 square feet
• Hardwood floors throughout
• Unique and intimate space
• High Ceilings
• State-of-the-art kitchen with large kitchen island, dishwasher, oven range and oversized fridge with ice maker.
• 75 inch tv with Sonos® sound system synchronized with google home.
• Plugs-ins for video presentation.
• Versatile seating types and arrangements available
• White boards and office supplies provided upon request
• Lighting and photo equipment available for the extra charge
• Multiple background backdrops for the photo shoots, memorable event pictures, social media purposes for additional charge
• Seating: 40 chairs, 5 bar stools around Kitchen Island and 4 around dry bar, 1 couch, 2 lounge chairs.
• Tables: 3 dining tables
• Event Timing Flexibility
• Dry bar
• Private Restroom
• Direct ground floor access to the space from the loading dock in the garage
• Ground level walk up
Located steps away from transportation, shopping and nightlife. Minutes from the Chicago Blue Line stop and accessible from multiple bus routes such as the 66 and 65. Neighborhood’s food and coffee vendors available within walking distance. CVS pharmacy is located two blocks away with food and liquor available. Quick access to and from the express way. Street parking and paid available.
No smoking inside. Set up and break down must be within the time booked. $125 mandatory cleaning fee is required.
Guests are subject to an excessive cleaning fee if the place is left with an out of norm shape after an event. No use of glitter on the premises. Guests must provide additional insurance and valid permits for all vendors. Guests are responsible for setting up space. Prompt set up of the furniture upon arrival available for an additional fee. Host is not responsible for any items left on site.
Space is ideal for
Photo Shoots, Food Bloggers Video and Photo Shoots, Kitchen Product Shoots, TV/MOVIE Video Shoots, Dining Scene, Video shoots, Model shoots, and Magazine shoots.
Colorful Creative Space with Murals and Modern Decor
From $120 per hour
The Living Room is a comfortable venue for everyday life — a space for living. Our aesthetic is focused on organic + geometric shapes, inspired by greenhouses and the work of mathematical artist MC Escher. The murals help make the space unique having taken a total of about 235 hours so far.
Classic Chicago Versatile Venue
From $199 per hour
A Lakeview event venue featuring over 5500 sq/ft including a lobby-bar, main banquet room, green room with private bathroom, public bathrooms, laundry and kitchen.
The space features a 16’ x 10’ stage with a simple light plot, board and spotlight. We have video projection capabilities and a wide format screen. We also have several wired and wireless microphones and a plug in play sound system. The venue also has wifi.
We have 220 banquet chairs, six 24” rounds, twenty 48” rounds, six 60” rounds, a buffet table and several 6’ tables and two high-tops. We also have six sections of 12’ pipe with black drape.
24' Ceilings and 2 Levels of Old World Charm
From $100 per hour
Renovated old church with 24-foot high ceilings, unique mezzanine level and old world charm. Great for photo shoots and production gigs.
Plenty of natural light but also easy to isolate lighting. Lots of space for staging, casting, makeup, etcetera. Lofted balcony area for shooting from above. Discounts available for longer blocks of hours and multi-day shoots.
Spacious and stunning storefront
From $100 per hour
Beautiful brick walls throughout an open concept space.