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Charming Old World Community Library in Former Bar
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.
The space is currently used for conferences, events and meetings that serve the public good! We are a large community center with a full kitchen and private office. Come check it out and see how well we can host your birthday party or bridal showers, art shows and corporate meetings, gatherings and community events. We also have free WiFi, a sound system and 2 large 65" screen TVs available.
Lakeview Getaway - Historic Charm in Chicago
My recently updated apartment is in one of Chicago's hottest neighborhoods (Lakeview). The building was built in 1884, before this area was formally annexed into Chicago (in 1889)! While records no longer exist, the building has been converted several times since then. You'll see from the photos that it's been updated quite a bit boasting modern furniture and amenities. While refreshing this space, we kept an eye on preserving original details to give you a unique blend of historical charm with modern conveniences. We look forward to hosting you and your group!
Bedroom 1: 8.5 x 9.5, Queen Bed, window AC
Bedroom 2: 8.5 x 13.5, Queen Bed, radiator
Dining Room: Table for 6, desk, radiator
Kitchen: 12.5 x 14.5, high-top table with 4 stools, stove, refrigerator/freezer, microwave
Bathroom: Shower/tub, vanity, toilet, radiator
Living Room: 17 x 12.5, window AC, radiator, TV, sofa...
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.
Raw Industrial Space
This space is one of the most unique raw industrial spaces in Chicago. the space is light-filled with clerestory windows wrapping three sides, 30' high ceilings, exposed brick and am atrium skylight. 15,000 SF of space with three overhead doors for easy access load-in and load-out and for driving cars, trucks pr motorcycles into the space. Space has electricity, lights and heat. There are many spaces within the spaces.
Audio Production Studio
Professional recording studio with beautiful analog equipment, it sounds amazing. Studio space has been professionally sound proofed and was built for audio production. There is a separate room that features a small kitchen and lounge area. The studio is attached to a residential house, the sound engineer lives in this section of the and is happy to help with initial setup and any issues that may arise. Please contact for more information, we would be happy to answer your questions.
Intimate Bar/Performance Venue
Recently remodeled intimate bar/live performance venue. Beautiful copper bar, stage, sound system, tvs, projector with big screen, high top tables, bar chairs, folding chairs when needed, and easy to set up/arrange for any event. Capacity is 100.
Centrally located and easily accessible in Wicker Park with plenty of street parking, 2.5 blocks from Hwy 90/94, six blocks from blue line and metra.
Minimalist Home | Former Charcoal Factory
Unique home nestled in the Lincoln Yards/Bucktown neighborhood. Our space is filled with a diverse selection of globally sourced artifacts and one-of-a-kind artwork.
6am-5pm 3hr minimum at $300/hr
5pm-12am 3hr minimum at $350/hr + $200 security fee for evenings
8hr minimum at $350/hr + $200 security fee for evenings
SEPARATE PRICING FOR WEDDINGS & All DAY EVENTS BELOW
Due to the extra time, attention to detail, and effort in the planning process, all weddings and all day events will be billed at a flat rate depending on the season.
Friday and Sunday, $4,500 +$200 Security Fee (Required for evening)
Saturday, $5,000 +$200 Security Fee (Required for evening)
[Max 50 guests due to Covid restrictions will be enforced]
**ANTIQUE CARS ARE NOT ON-SITE**
Both trees have been removed in the courtyard.
- 2 level home
- 2 Living areas
- 1 Bedroom
- 2 Bathrooms
- Full Kitchen
- Outdoor patio
- Antique cars
- Courtyard (can fit 2 cars)
- Load in thru the alley | Easy access
- Ivy covered roof deck
- Unique furnishing (rotating items and artwork)
**Open to extended hours**
Ideal location for:
- Photo shoots
- Promo shoots/videos
- Magazine shoots
- Fashion/Product shoots
Vintage meet Contemporary:Open plan, Tons of light
A soothing and well-balanced condominium with loads of charm in the established Chicago neighborhood of Hyde Park. This space would be great for movie, video or photo shoots as well as intimate events (concerts, book club, small party).
Nestled two blocks from Lake Michigan, this condo is in a 3 story walk up with a greystone appeal but contemporary features. The unit is bright and open concept with a living room, dining room, kitchen and reading nook.
A long hallway ushers you to the stunning master bedroom with a thought provoking chandelier. The room is the capstone of the home which is an urbane retreat. Throughout the home are stylized details that echo some vintage, collected and historical pieces.
Impeccably designed with geometric shapes, smoothe lines and soothing color palletes. There is a spacious back patio as well. The flow of this home is pallatable and consumes all guests in a rich relaxation.
Gorgeous Warm Industrial Loft in West Loop
Stunning triplex loft in a historic Nabisco factory / warehouse in the heart of West Loop, Chicago. High ceilings, large windows, architecturally-significant beams, and a split-level main floor with views overlooking Randolph Street's Restaurant Row. This 3-bed 3-bath 3500+ square foot home was newly renovated with a "warm industrial" decor style and featured in multiple magazines.
The main floor has a large white kitchen with a waterfall island, large reclaimed wood dining table, modern fireplace, kids room, marble bathroom, and an elevated living room with a built-in window bench and cabinetry.
The lofted main bedroom features factory glass windows overlooking the main floor, a private balcony, dressing room, and large bathroom with a spa-like standing tub and large double shower.
The basement features a 40-foot reclaimed wood feature wall, polished concrete floors, built-in office and bookshelves, a large home theater, gym, guest bedroom, laundry room, and third bathroom.