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Colorful Creative Space with Murals and Modern Decor
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.
West Town Gallery/Loft Space
Over 1800 sq ft of open loft space with so much natural light and character beyond belief! At our space, there is also a little lounge area just inside the large rolling door that has access to shelves, mirrors, fridges, extra seating, etc. If you're looking for this space for a wedding or larger event, you may also have access to our foyer and lobby area for light decor and signage!
Hardwood floors, exposed brick walls and 30-foot ceilings encapsulate a rustic and unique space for any photo/film shoot or event.
Speakeasy in the heart of Wicker Park
Welcome to our intimate and cozy speakeasy perfect for your next event.
Our spacious venue lets us host various events including:
* Birthday parties
* Bridal showers
* Baby showers
* Stand-up comedy Show
• Networking events
• Private parties
* Central Heating/cooling
• New Mini stage
• Sound system
• Digital video projector
• Ice Maker
• Furnished upon request (4 couches, 4 folding tables, 8 armchairs, 30 folding chairs, 4 coffee tables )
• Catering upon request
• Street parking available
PRICING DETAILS - Any event that partakes past Midnight will incur an additional $69 per hour
Southwest Space in the Heart of Logan Square
Embrace the spirit of the Southwest in the heart of Chicago, in one of it's finest neighborhoods of Logan Square. Relax in a space with colorful rugs, ethnic cushions, and Native American Art.
Dine Al Fresco on the jaw-dropping terrace in the backyard, complete with a real Tipi from an Indian Reservation and life-size horses.
This gem of a find is ideal for entertaining friends or family, kid's birthday parties, work or wellness retreats, and basically making all your friends that could not come jealous.
We’re pretty chill & laid back, however, there are just a few rules & things you need to be aware of in order to keep the good vibes alive.
• All booking start and end times are inclusive of setup and tear down time.
• Overtime is billed at time and a half.
• You are responsible for all of your trash removal.
• There is street parking available. We also suggest using SpotHero.
• Equipment, furniture rental, furniture removal and catering services rates are determined based on your party's needs. Ask us for whatever you need and we will make it happen.
• Our space is a non-smoking unit, you are welcome to smoke outside. There will be a $500 fine for smoking in the unit.
• Party Glitter / Confetti. PARTY GLITTER OR CONFETTI IS NOT ALLOWED. Party glitter and confetti is fun, but very difficult for our cleaning staff to clean up. There is a $250 charge for any party glitter or confetti inside the property or on the premises.
• For damage - We understand accidents happen, but we do require that all guests inform us if anything is damaged during their use. In case of damages, extra charges will be processed through Giggster according to Giggster policy.
• Please respect your neighbors with any late night noise.
• Please let me know if you have any other questions, concerns, or needs!
Loft in River West | Exposed brick- Natural light
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.
Architecture Studio Showroom + Courtyard
The private showroom space is one of four separate suites inside of a rehabbed 1900's grocery store in Logan Square. The open floor plan and attached courtyard is ideal for creative pursuits such as film and photo shoots or chef/beverage product introductions. Large floor to ceiling windows provides fantastic natural light. Exposed brick and steel beam running through the courtyard and inside the space provides architectural interest. This is a bright, modern studio.
There is a private entrance, on a quiet side street, that opens into a vestibule leading to the space and a basement. The entry vestibule is a perfect spot to store equipment and staging gear, as is the garage. The garage off the alley, and double doors leading from the garage to the courtyard, makes for easy load-in and move out. The space consists of an open kitchen, living and dining area, master bedroom with ensuite bathroom and a second full bath.
We recently received a Historic Preservation Award for the newly rehabbed building (2017) and it was featured in Dwell, Curbed House Calls, Dezeen Architecture & Design Magazine, and ArchDaily.
Art Gallery with Futuristic Cyborg Sculptures
Located in Chicago, we have an urban brick building with old Chicago architectural details as our facade with white walls, exposed brick, and high ceilings on the inside. The inside of our gallery space is 1200 square feet with a permanent display of over 30 life-size figural sculptures. The sculptures are made with found objects that include car parts and circuit boards.
Loft style commercial space
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.
Creative Space, great for Photographers, Artists, Dancers, Film Crew, Musicians, Designers, Engineers and many more.
Host your film production, screening, or rehearsal here!
Large Open Space
Tons of Natural Lighting
Black-Out Curtains (for controlled lighting)
Additional Private Room (w/ vanity lights)
Conference Tables Banquet Chairs
Short-Throw Projector XL Pro
Theater Projector Screen
Wireless HDMI System
PA Sound System
400 Sq Ft Foam Mat Flooring
Full Length Mirrors
Creative Timber Loft Office Space
River North creative, timber loft office space, with exposed brick and glass details. Perfect for filming office scenes, interviews, or your next pre-pro meeting, wardrobe fitting, or off site. On site edit suite, production bays, or private office available.