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Top Study spaces in Chicago, IL

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Vibrant Conference Room in the Heart of Wicker Park
  • $150/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (7)
  • 7
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Chicago, IL
SuperHost
Urban Meeting Training Space
  • $50/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Chicago, IL
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Coworking and Children Classrooms
  • $50/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (6)
  • 6
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a day
  • Chicago, IL
SuperHost
A Remarkable Museum in Chicago (BuyOut)
  • $400/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • Chicago, IL
SuperHost
Beautiful Brick Coffee Shop and Bookstore
  • $110/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (4)
  • 4
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a day
  • Chicago, IL
SuperHost
Welcoming, Spacious, Beautiful Space in Ravenswood
  • $35/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (1)
  • 1
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • Chicago, IL

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What people are saying about Study on Giggster

LAURA m.
$ 110
3 hours
30 people
11 months ago
Beth and everyone at the coffee shop were so kind and helpful, and the space is very nice. It was just a perfect venue for a small gathering!
Alex M.
$ 440
4 hours
30 people
a year ago
Wonderful space, staff, communication! Thank you. I will look into booking here again.
Matt G.
$ 400
1 hours
5 people
a year ago
It was perfect! I proposed to my girlfriend and the host, Anko, was so unbelievably helpful and accommodating. I couldn't have asked for a better experience!
Brittany B.
$ 400
2 hours
15 people
3 years ago
The home was beautiful! The pictures don't do it justice and K was a pleasure to work with. She was an amazing host. I highly recommend this space and can't wait to use it again.

Frequently Asked Questions about Study venues

Do I need my own production or event insurance in Chicago?
Yes. All renters are required to carry Comprehensive Liability and Property Damage insurance with liability coverage of no less than $1,000,000.
What protection plans are available for bookings in Chicago on Giggster?
Giggster offers Damage Protection coverage that you can add to a booking at checkout. Learn more about Giggster's Damage Protection coverage.
What types of locations can I book in Chicago?
You can choose from 42 types! Just search for locations in Chicago at giggster.com, then click 'Filters' to look for something specific.
How many Study spaces are available in Chicago?
Right now, there are 367 Study spaces available in Chicago.
What payment methods does Giggster accept for Chicago bookings?
You can pay for your booking with a credit card, or with ACH or wire transfer for bookings over $4k.
What is the cancellation policy for Chicago guests on Giggster?
Refund options vary, based on when the booking is canceled. Learn more about Giggster's cancellation and refund policy.
What are the cleaning and safety policies for Chicago locations on Giggster?
Now more than ever, your health and safety is our number one priority. We've outlined specific health and safety requirements for both hosts and guests. Learn more about Giggster's COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures.
What locations available near Chicago?
You'll find up to 42 different types of locations in Chicago. Just start a search at giggster.com and narrow things down with the 'Filter' option.
Is there an extra cost to add more attendees to my Chicago booking?
Yes. Pricing tiers are based on group size. For example, if you booked a space for a group of 1-5 for $30/hr, the price per person is $6/hr. Each additional person would increase the rate by $6/hr.
How much are average location rentals in Chicago?
Rental rates vary with the type and features of the location, but the average rate in Chicago is $166 per hour.
Why should I choose Giggster over other platforms offering rentals in Chicago?
Giggster's got your back — and we know our stuff. Our Customer Support team is knowledgeable and accessible, we offer white glove Select service to help you find the perfect location, and we're experts on the unique needs of production teams.
What is the price range for Study spaces in Chicago, IL?
Booking prices vary with the property type, features, and rental length, but generally a 1-hour booking will be in the range of $35 to $400.
Which Study spaces are most popular in Chicago, IL in 2024?
How do I book a Chicago location on Giggster?
When you find the right venue, you can connect with the host to get additional info and work out the details. Once everything is all set, you can book and pay for the location in a couple of clicks. Learn more about booking locations.
How do I cancel a Chicago reservation request?
You can contact our team to request a cancellation. Learn more about our cancellation policy.

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Find Study spaces in Chicago, IL

About Chicago

As the birthplace of renowned landmarks, architecture, and culture, Chicago presents many study spaces for students seeking to explore its history. Founded in 1833, it quickly became an essential hub for commerce and industry due to Lake Michigan's excellent location as an ideal shipping route.

Today, Chicago remains a vital transportation hub in North America and home to some of the country's most vibrant nightlife and cultural scenes. The city is also an academic hotbed, with many of the country's best universities, the University of Chicago, Northwestern University, and DePaul University, nestled within its city limits.

There are also numerous study spaces in Chicago that not only provide students an ideal place to pore through books but also double as an ideal photo or video shoot locations. From spaces nestled in historic libraries to cozy settings in private residences; these locations provide endless opportunities when it comes to content creation.

Study Options in Chicago

  • Furniture Rentals
    Rental companies in Chicago supply a wide variety of furniture, including desks, chairs, and tables. Most also have inventories of furnishings and fittings that can enhance the aesthetics of any room.

  • Props
    Props add a sense of realism to a photo shoot set and they also help enhance the atmosphere of a study space. This includes everything from flowers to books and decorative items. Depending on the nature of the project, these items can be functional or just set pieces.

  • A/V equipment
    In the case of an interview or podcast, a study space could benefit from A/V equipment like TVs, projectors, whiteboards, and other audio-visual equipment. A/V rental companies in Chicago supply catalogs of the gear needed for different projects.

Study Vendors in Chicago

  • All Pro Audio Visual
    All Pro Audio Visual seeks to be the best in event production services by providing top-tier audio-visuals that satisfy customers. They meet customer demands while also maximizing engagement among people. The staff of APAV is nationally known for its expertise in audio, video, staging, and lighting.

  • CORT Furniture Rental
    CORT offers personalized leases, time-saving setup services, and convenient payment options to get the perfect piece of furniture, no matter your location or style. Customers only need to tell CORT where their school is located, select a lease length, pick a furniture bundle that meets their needs, and decide whether they want to choose the pieces or have CORT's stylists do it.

  • GetClean
    GetClean understands that emergencies sometimes do arise unexpectedly. That's why they have a flexible cancellation policy to accommodate their clients. Call them if you need to cancel your cleaning, and they will be happy to reschedule your appointment.

Pros and Cons of Study Spaces in Chicago

Chicago is home to some of the world's most bustling and innovative study spaces. From libraries to co-working hubs, there's something for every type of learner in this vibrant city. But as with any decision, you should weigh the pros and cons before investing your time and energy into a particular study space.

Advantages

  • The city is renowned for its architecture and stunning skyline, which provide perfect backdrops for outdoor photo shoots to enhance the footage recorded within a study space.

  • It isn’t a terrible idea to draw inspiration from the city’s sports culture when exploring photo shoot themes or ideas to dress up the study space for your project.

  • The Chicago O’hare International Airport makes the city accessible from diverse locations across the globe, making it an ideal destination for a photo shoot with a team of crew or cast members coming from far and wide.

Disadvantages

  • Winter is a terrible time to schedule an outdoor photo shoot in Chicago. It gets extremely windy and snowy at that time.

  • Chicago traffic can cause costly delays, particularly in the case of time-sensitive photo shoots or if you are working with limited time at a study space.

  • Given that parking is also a problem in the city, choose a photo shoot location with ample space to make it easy to haul photography equipment into the study space.

Tips on How to Organize Study Space Photo Shoots in Chicago

With the city's diverse range of options, from libraries to bookstores to cafes, it's important to consider various factors before choosing a study space for your photo shoot. Here are some tips on organizing a photo shoot at a study space in Chicago:

  • Choose the right space: Consider factors such as accessibility and the square footage available when selecting a study space for your photo shoot. Aspects such as lighting, furniture layout, and surrounding traffic should also help with the decision.

  • Use the resources available: Take advantage of all available resources within your chosen environment. From projectors and TV screens to WiFi access, several amenities provided by the venue could prove beneficial to your specific project.

  • Create a shots list: Work with a detailed shots list outlining all the possible angles you want to capture during the photo shoot. It helps keep track of what needs to be done at different points and also makes sure that nothing is forgotten.

  • Ventilation: Make sure that the study space is properly ventilated, particularly if you are working with a large team and lighting equipment that generates additional heat. Get portable fans to work with so that you can control the environment to the best of your abilities.

  • Take Breaks: Schedule snack and meal breaks to give everyone enough time to recharge. Have a caterer deliver a fresh-made custom menu that considers dietary restrictions and allergies.

Famous Locations in Chicago

  • Centennial Park Skatepark
    Centennial Park Skatepark in Chicago is an excellent place for skateboarders, inline skaters, and BMX bikers to enjoy. It features solid elements like quarter pipes, rails, half pipes, and fun boxes. The skatepark is part of the larger Centennial Park, including a swimming pool and other amenities. Centennial Park Skatepark is excellent for all skill levels, from beginner to expert. There are plenty of challenges to keep even the most experienced skaters and bikers entertained.

  • 606 Urban Hiking Trail
    The 606 Urban Hiking Trail is a beautiful trail that runs through four Chicago neighborhoods, including Bucktown, Wicker Park, Logan Square, and Humboldt Park. The course offers stunning views of the city skyline and was formerly the route of the Bloomingdale Line, a railroad track that was abandoned in 2001. The trail is perfect for outdoor activities like running, cycling, walking, birdwatching, and picnicking.

  • Guaranteed Rate Field
    Guaranteed Rate Field, located in Chicago, is the home of the city's Major League Baseball (MLB) team, the White Sox. The stadium opened in 1991 and has a capacity of almost 40,000 people. It is located on the city's South Side and is one of the most popular tourist attractions. The stadium has a unique design, with its upper deck being much higher than the lower deck. This allows for great views of the field from anywhere in the stadium. The White Sox have won three World Series titles while playing at Guaranteed Rate Field, and the team continues to be among the most popular in MLB.