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Unique 2-Level Space with Secret Garden

Chicago | West Town

$200 per hour
100
7Responds within 5 hours
A 2-level hidden gem in convenient West Town, our space is ideal for private parties, birthdays, performance and popup events, weddings, photos shoots, offsite meetings, bridal and baby showers, and more. Guests are greeted by a grand entrance, 24-foot ceilings, and a stunning balcony level that uniquely connects the two floors. Plus, we have a secret outdoor garden and patio, perfect for sipping cocktails, ceremonies or summer fun. Saturdays - $300/hour - 10-hour minimum All Other Days - $250/hour - 6-hour minimum *Please inquire for wedding pricing. Rental hours should include any needed set up and breakdown time. We offer a discounted rate of $150/hour for set up and breakdown time. We can host 100 guests seated or standing. Please note that we are not wheelchair accessible. – Amenities – 4,500 square-foot stand-alone building Secret outdoor garden Grand entrance Dressing rooms Coat room Wrap-around 2nd floor mezzanine level 24-foot ceilings Full kitchen 2 single-use bathrooms Sonos sound system and small PA system Projector and 100inch projector screen 100 padded fruitwood folding chairs 10 8-foot banquet tables, 5 6-foot banquet tables, 10 5-foot round tables ($100 set up and breakdown fee for tables and chairs) Weddings - Summer and Fall 2020 dates still available! Please send us a note to learn more about wedding bookings and pricing.

Upscale Condo in the Heart of Gold Coast

Chicago | Gold Coast

$99 per hour
20
Responds within 2 hours
Easy load walk up Located in the Gold Coast, near the Clark/division. The building is a historic landmark and is a pre-WWII building. The space is Art Moderne style with Edgar Miller paintings on the windows. Space Details: - 1400 square feet - Seating Capacity = 16 - Access to Full Kitchen - Free Coffee - A/V Hookup - 2.5 Bathrooms - Speaker System - Fireplace Use - Washer/Dryer Use - Red Line is one block away - BYOB allowed - Outside food is allowed - Jewell Osco (grocery store) 2 blocks away. - CVS on corner. - Dinnerware available - Easy ground level access for loading unloading in space details The space has quartz counter tops, and unique white glass subway tiles that offer modernism with antique undertones, plus a spiraled staircase. Features curved walls, with glass block windows. There's also an outdoor courtyard with seating. It is located a few blocks from North Ave beach and Oak Street beach plus the restaurants and shopping of the Gold Coast. There's also a Jewel Osco that's about a five minute walk away. This is an ideal space for freelance photographers and content creators. The space has tons of unique features that will contribute to your creativity. We'd love to host your next photoshoot, film project, music video, tv series shoot, web episode, or production project. Have something else in mind? Send us a message! Weekend rate: $150/hr. $75 clean fee. $500 security deposit

Award-Winning Landmark Space in Chicago

Chicago | Wicker Park

$250 per hour
80
Breathe new life and energy into your next workshop, brainstorming session or conference at this space. Escape the office fluorescents and book your event in our expansive great room, offering a flexible and relaxed space bathed in tons of natural light. We pride ourselves on creating a unique experience for your team or clients. Let us plan something special for you and your team based on your goals and specifications. FUNCTIONALITY Over 2,100 square feet State-of-the-art, large commercial kitchen 16’ ceilings and uninterrupted, usable wall space Ceiling-mounted projector & retractable 16:9 screen Sonos® sound system Snowsound® acoustic panels Versatile seating types and arrangements White boards and office supplies provided upon request Wi-Fi

Fully Styled Party Design Studio

Chicago | Lake View

$250 per hour
60
Responds within an hour
instagram worthy, professionally styled, party space. 10 foot floral wall, overflowing balloon fireplace, champagne phone, lip wall, and more. fully furnished with gorgeous white furniture, flokati throws, and crystal chandeliers. chic styled art bar for all fabulous occasions complete with 2 swanky lounge areas and 4 dining tables complete with chairs and white linens.

Beautiful industrial home in Wicker Park

Chicago | West Town

$500 per hour
60
2
This architectural gem is a recent gut renovation, but the building is a 100 year old Chicago classic. Done by one of Chicago's most sought-after commercial space designers, the ceilings are 12 to 40 feet high, a large skylight covers an open atrium, and there is exposed brick and steel everywhere. The bottom floor is three levels, with a gas fireplace with a facade from the 1700s, a kitchen with a 14' island, a dining room with a 12' table and easy access to the landscaped deck/back yard.

Wicker Park Mansion -5 roof deck-city view

Chicago | West Town

$500 per hour
80
Responds within an hour
The space is modern, new, and well furnished. As hosts, we are very welcoming and enjoy meeting cool new people. What to know: + Walk everywhere in 5 minutes or less! Blue Line to downtown, great bars and eateries, shopping, and anything else you could want + Highlights of the house: stunning rooftop views from the custom deck, chef's kitchen with Wolf and Sub-Zero, pool room

West Town Urban City Loft

Chicago | East Garfield Park

$75 per hour
40
8Responds within 6 hours
West town spacious loft with all the amenities, free parking, easy access and lots of open space room

West Town Loft/Art Space

Chicago | West Town

$150 per hour
120
10Responds within an hour
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 area for light decor and signage! Add another 500 sqft with lobby and foyer. Space Details: - 80 Chairs - 9 Tables - Small Catering Area - Outside Food Allowed - PA System Available for $100 (mic, speaker, aux cable) - DJ's must bring their own equipment - Seated 90 | Standing 120 - $100for piano use | $100 for PA System - Freight Elevator This space has been utilized in many ways such as wedding/bridal/baby showers, birthday parties, wedding ceremonies and receptions, photoshoots, live music venue, meetings, visual artist gallery, and dance performances. Your options are unlimited here! We like to think of this space as an expansion of the creativity everyone has with them, in hopes it can help others find their inner creativity even more! Free parking in the lot, plus lots of free street parking on Hubbard St. Bathroom on 3rd Floor, just down the hall along with an artist slop sink. NOTE: The Rental Fee Does Not Include Staffing Which May Vary Depending On Size And Nature Of Event.

Brand New BYOB Event Space in Irving Park

Chicago | Irving Park

$55 per hour
40
17Responds within 2 hours
Our stylish and bright venue is perfect for your next event! Within our 600 sq.ft space we offer a cozy sitting area with a plush sofa, coffee table and Instagram-worthy fluffy accent chairs. Our clean, naturally lit venue can be decorated any way you wish to match your event’s theme and the designer tables and chairs can be moved around as well. You can bring your own food and beverages and make use of our lovely kitchenette which has plenty of countertop space, a sink, microwave and gorgeous vintage style refrigerator. The space is located on the cross street of Milwaukee Ave and Karlov Ave, close to HWY 90 with easy parking arrangements. The space can hold at least 30 people. You’re welcome to come see the space for yourself and make sure it is exactly what you need beforehand and even start planning! We are available any time as long as the space isn't being used. Just let us know what date and time you are available to come by to take a look. Space Details: - 4 Tables (2 seen in the pictures and 2 folding tables) - 30 Chairs (8 seen in the pictures and 22 folding chairs) - Sitting area with 1 sofa, 2 accent chairs and a coffee table - Google Chromecast - 70” TV for Presentations or movie screenings - Outside food & beverages are allowed - Street level access // Load-in thru the front - Kitchenette with sink, microwave and refrigerator - 1 Restroom - A/C + Central heat controlled by you - WIFI OVERTIME Overtime will be billed in half-hour increments. The space must be vacated and all items brought into the space must be removed by the end time of your booking reservation. Overtime will be billed in half-hour increments at a rate of 1.5 times our stated hourly rate. Please factor setup and tear down time with in your original booking to avoid extra charges. CLEANING / DAMAGES Guests are expected to leave the space in the same condition as they found it in. Guests must respect the space and we ask/appreciate that guests tidy up after themselves. Guest must remove any equipment or rentals you bring in. Please take great care of our space. No nails, screws, staples or penetrating items should be used on our walls. Any tape or gummed backing materials must be safe for walls and properly removed without damaging the paint. Damages (walls, floors, furniture, etc) will be billed to the credit card on file with Splacer. FURNITURE Furniture is allowed to be moved by guests with in the space but can't be moved outside of the space. If you choose to move furniture around please make sure to put it together in the same way you found it in the end of the event. MISCELLANEOUS There is no smoking allowed in the space or in front of the building, smoking is permitted in the back of the building only. No glitter or confetti can be used. There is no open flame or frying allowed on site or any cooking that will create a large amount of smoke as our facility is not ventilated. Team Meeting, Conference Room, Work Session, MeetingBoard MeetingGroup, WorkDiscussion, Casting, Therapy, Client Meeting, Audition, Interview, Off-Site, Planning, Session, Boardroom, Creative Meeting, Sales Meeting, Brainstorm, Corporate Meeting, Charity Event, Auction, Product Demo, Company Party, Corporate Event, Press Conference, Fundraising Event, Gallery, Anniversary, Fashion Show, Fashion Event, Product Showcase, Exhibit, Launch Event, Awards Ceremony, Corporate Party, Product Release, Banquet Hall, Gala, Rooftop, Trade Show, Party Hall, Film Shoot, Kickstarter Video, Film Shoot, Music Video, Filming , Video Shoot, Promotional Video, Sound Stage, Recording Studio, Documentary Shoot, Fitness Video, TV Series Shoot, Filmed Interview, Film Studio, Workout Video, Production, Dance Shoot, Video Studio, Web Series Shoot, Dance Party, Function, Celebration, Bachelor Party, Bridal Shower, Graduation Party, Food Tasting, Private Party, Engagement Party, Event, Marriage Proposal, Wedding Shower, Reunion, Gathering, Wedding Reception, Holiday Party, Baby Shower, Cocktail Party, Happy Hour, Reception, Party, Beer And Wine Tasting, Birthday Party, Fitness Class, Pilates Class, Dance Studio, Workout Class, Dance Class, Yoga Class, Yoga Studio, Fitness Studio, Dinner, Rehearsal Dinner, Cooking Class, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Pop-Up, Retail, Storefront, Art Show, Art ExhibitPop-Up Graduation Ceremony, Quinceanera, Bar And Bat Mitzvah, Sweet 16, Workshop Improv, Hackathon, Forum, Class, Coaching, Focus Group, Classroom, Orientation, Training, Seminar, Speaker, Panel, Convention, Lecture, Church, Collaboration, Speaker, Photo Shoot, Portrait, Photoshoot, Photo Studio, Fashion Shoot, Product Shoot, Commercial Photoshoot, Head Shot, Clothing Shoot, Photo Shoot, Promotional Photoshoot, Apparel Shoot Retreat, Team Building

Dynamic, High-End Nightclub Downtown Chi

Chicago | River North

$1973 per hour
450
Responds within 9 hours
Named “One of the Sexiest Places in the World” by Cosmopolitan Magazine, not only holds true to the name but also the reputation, as guests descend into our subterranean world of unforgettable fun. Conveniently located in the trendy River North neighborhood and steps from Michigan Avenue, two unique spaces within the venue provide an expansive playground for up to 450 guests (reception-style).

Elegant Customizable Wicker Park Space

Chicago | West Town

$300 per hour
150
This is an elegant, yet approachable, customizable event space located in the heart of Wicker Park. Built by event industry professionals, our venue is the product of experience and key learnings surrounding best venue practices. Skilled in planning and logistics, the team anticipates needs before they arise, and above all, know the value of hosting with excellence. Created for intimate gatherings and accommodating groups up to 150, the space, surroundings, and amenities are exquisitely crafted to make every experience distinctively one-of-a-kind. Offering flexible layouts, a luxurious built-in bar, and access to event planning pros, hosting your event with us is effortless, fun and tailored to your every need.

Gorgeous sunny space with views of Lake!

Chicago | Uptown

$120 per hour
20
2
Hi! I've got a great large open loft style space, with a HUGE living area, tons of natural light, super high ceilings and a stunning view of Lake Michigan. The wonderful day and night views will leave you spellbound and feeling very much at peace. The open kitchen concept means you have even more space for yourself and the upgraded appliances mean you can store/heat items for use later! This space is perfect for secret proposals, intimate weddings, conferences and meetings, dinner parties and more! Please reach out with your requirement today and I will work with you to meet your needs! Furniture included in space is the dining table and the benches More Table/Chairs rentals are available separately, please note rates below. I use a reliable company that will pickup and drop off, or you are welcome to use your own vendor and have them coordinate with me 1. Chairs with leather padded seats: $5 each 2. Large round tables with 10-12 seating: $25 each (rectangular available as well) 3. Tablecloths: $25 each 4. Flat $99 delivery and pickup fee for rentals COI and deposit needed within 3 days of booking pls

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