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Modern, Bright, Studio Kitchen and Lounge

Chicago | Irving Park

$165 per hour
48
3Responds within 6 hours
Modern, multi-functional kitchen studio space filled with light, and all stainless steel kitchen appliances. Design and create with us in this bright and open studio; perfect for lifestyle photo and video shoots, especially food-related content! The studio provides and intimate setting for Micro Weddings and celebratory gatherings: Bachelorette parties, Baby Showers, Birthdays, Anniversaries. Ask about our Private Chef partners when booking! We work with some of the top Chefs in Chicago, allowing you to create a unique and one-of-a-kind experience for you and your guests. Floral and Balloon decor are also available. Our 1200 square foot studio is conveniently located just off from US 90/94 with easy street parking and just a 5-minute walk from the Irving Park Blue Line stop. Reservation includes access to: All bookings Booking include access to In-House Amenities: - Seating for Up To 38. Twenty-Four Heavyweight Black Chairs, Eight Navy Blue Dining Chairs, And Two Heavy Duty Stools That Seat Six. - Four 6-Foot Tables and Black Tablecloths - One 12-Foot Dining Table Mounted on Casters, With Seating For Up To 14 People - Standing Mirror, 86''H x 52''W - Samsung 70" LED 4K UHD Smart TV, on a Movable Stand - Bluetooth Speaker to Link Straight Up To Your Playlist - Surge Protected Power Strip and Charging Cables - Beautiful Kitchen Decked Out with Oversized Subway Tiles, White Quartz Countertops, And Stainless-Steel Appliances. - Lounge Area featuring 90’’ Couch and Two Club Chairs - 13-Foot Ceilings, White Walls, Removable Modern Art - Ample Natural Light: Huge, North and East Facing Windows - Blackout Shades - Spacious, Single Bathroom - Street-Level Access - Free street parking - Right off 90/94, Five Minute Walk to the Blue Line For added convenience, if the space is not booked, equipment and other photo & video production shoot related items may be dropped off the day prior to the scheduled shoot day. However, please note that we are not to be held liable/responsible for any damages/theft/other of any items left overnight. Guest must remove any equipment or rentals that yourself or your company brings in, and you should factor this setup and teardown time in your booking hours. All furniture is able to be arranged to your preference. Ask about our custom services including event design, coffee service, catering, and floral packages! ............. NOISE All music/noise must be kept to a respectable level. There is zero tolerance for noise complaints, and all music must be kept at a reasonable level by 10PM, adhering to Chicago noise laws. OVERTIME All booking start and end times include setup and tear down time, so please include that in your reservation. All items brought into the space must be removed by the end your reservation. Overtime will be charged in 30 minute increments at a rate of 1.5 times our hourly rate. CLEANING The cleaning fee is included in the hourly rate, however, guests are expected to leave the space in the same condition they found it in. We appreciate guest tidying up after themselves. Additional $150+ CLEANING FEE will be charged for use of GLITTER or CONFETTI in the space, if cleaners find a presence of biohazard risk messes (example: vomit), or destruction of property. DAMAGES Please respect the space. No nails, screws, staples or penetrating items should be used on our walls. Any tape or gummed backing materials must be properly removed. Damages (walls, floors, furniture, etc) will be billed to the credit card on file. A walk-through is required before and after all bookings. ILLEGAL SUBSTANCES The use or involvement of illegal substances is strictly prohibited and will result in eviction from the property and may result in law enforcement participation. Security system is in use on premise at all times. SMOKING There is no smoking allowed in the space.

Minimalist Home | Former Charcoal Factory

Chicago | West Town

$350 per hour
75
2Responds within 2 hours
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. PRICING BREAKDOWN BELOW IN PRICING SECTION. Space Details: - 2 level home - 2 Living areas - WIFI - Fully integrated sound system, accessible via bluetooth - 2 Bathrooms - Full Kitchen - Garage - Outdoor patio - 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: - Commercials - Photo shoots - Promo shoots/videos - Magazine shoots - Fashion/Product shoots

West Town Loft/Art Space

Chicago | West Town

$150 per hour
80
11Responds 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: - 70 Chairs - 15 Tables - Small Catering Area - Outside Food Allowed - PA System Available for $100 (mic, speaker, aux cable) - DJ's must bring their own equipment - $100 for 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. Important: No glitter, confetti, confetti guns or cannons NOTE: The Rental Fee Does Not Include Staffing Which May Vary Depending On Size And Nature Of Event.

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.

Wonderful Open Art Gallery

Chicago | West Town

$100 per hour
60
1Responds within an hour
Large, high ceiling working art studio and gallery. In one of Chicago's new and upcoming areas.

Stylish Spacious Home Great for Hosting

Chicago | West Town

$300 per hour
50
Multi Level Home, with 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, larger living space, industrial Kitchen, Patio, backyard, Sauna, and great sound system. Beautiful space for relaxing, and hosting your friends and family, or general events or productions. Of just getting away on your own while still in the city.

Sunny Creative Space in Lincoln Park

Chicago | Goose Island

$100 per hour
18
3
Located in the heart of Lincoln Park, this multipurpose creative space is the perfect venue for your next photoshoot, meeting, or low-key event. The floor to ceiling storefront windows allow a great amount of sunlight to shine in, which gives the loft styled space a crisp and modern feel. In addition, it is separated into four different sections, which makes it an ideal location for pop-ups, art galleries, and photoshoots.

Minimalist West Town Retreat

Chicago | West Town

$175 per hour
30
11Responds within 3 hours
Leave a lasting impression of affluence and sophistication on your guest list. Located in a vibrant creative corner of West Town, this luxurious converted warehouse definitely brings the light in. With it's airy open space surrounded by large windows, it feels intimate yet open. The gourmet kitchen is endowed with high end stainless steel appliances and over 20' of white quartz countertops for all your entertaining needs. Space Details: *BELOW IS A LIST OF WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE HOURLY RATE (unless otherwise indicated in parenthesis) 2500 SQFT 30 GUESTS ISLAND & BARSTOOLS (SEATS 8) MATTE BLACK SWING CHAIR (SEATS 1) LEATHER SECTIONAL W/DAYBED (SEATS 4) 30 BLACK FOLDING CHAIRS (additional chairs upon request $4 per chair) 6 8' RECTANGLE TABLES W/BLACK LINENS 1 4' RECTANGLE TABLE W/BLACK LINENS FULL KITCHEN WITH CUSTOM FINISHES, WHITE QUARTZ COUNTERTOPS & HIGH END STAINLESS APPLIANCES GLOSS BLACK EPOXY CONCRETE FLOORS MASSIVE STREET ART BARN DOORS BOOKSHELF SCULPTURE MICROPHONE BLUETOOTH LOUDSPEAKER HD AUDIO/VIDEO PACKAGE WITH PROJECTOR (+$75) WIFI FULL BATHROOM WITH STATIONARY GLASS SHOWER FREIGHT ELEVATOR DIRECT TO UNIT DRESSING ROOM/COAT ROOM 2 36"X 96" STANDING MIRRORS The space is perfect for: -FAMILY GATHERINGS -BIRTHDAYS -SHOWERS -ENGAGEMENTS -DINNERS -PHOTOGRAPHY -VIDEO

Studio Space in Historic Chicago Building

Chicago | Chicago Loop

$150 per hour
100
A yoga, meditation, and nap space in the Chicago Loop that operates during work hours. This means that we have a lot of open space that we love to fill! The space is great for fitness, dance, yoga, or meditation groups; however, it also has space to host other experiences. If you can dream it, we would love to help you make it happen!

Video and Streaming Studio near Downtown

Chicago | West Town

$150 per hour
30
The space is perfectly situated to deliver pixel-perfect virtual and hybrid events. Pairing the infinite scalability of cloud-based production with the cinematic flexibility of an immersive cyclorama studio, this all in one Hybrid Studio Space is conveniently located in Chicago’s West Loop. Featuring a 24x24' stage with a seamless cyclorama and grid-mounted RGB LED lighting, and an cloud-based control room, it has capacity to produce a variety of events. Bonded fiber internet with 4G LTE backup means our network doesn't go down, event. Multiple streaming stations are available, each with the option to be controlled remotely.

Mag Mile Training Room

Chicago | River North

$80 per hour
50
6
Located on the prestigious Mag Mile, the training room makes the ideal location for your meeting, seminar or class. The space can hold U shape for 18, classroom for 30, and theater style for 40. Room has drop down screen. (additional fee for projector) The training room is nestled in a shared office with option for adding breakout rooms. We can help with ordering catering & coffee service and any other needs to make the meeting a success!

The Back Office

Chicago | West Town

$95 per hour
45
Welcome! Our open-concept Event Space now available. We are located in a 100-year-old industrial warehouse in the Wicker Park neighborhood of Chicago, an area known for its' art community, nightlife, and food scene. In fact, working artists from the area are housed in the space above! The apartment was designed and remodeled taking in consideration every detail that will enhance your vacation in Chicago. Enter a large, high-ceilinged, sunny space. The traditional wood floors are a warm backdrop to walls covered with local artwork. The charm continues to the bathroom with its claw foot tub, cozy lighting, and personal amenities!

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