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RiverWest Loft | Production & Event Space

Chicago | West Town

$125 per hour
60
Responds within an hour
Brand new loft space in River West available for your next event, film or photo production. Exposed brick, natural light and multiple backdrops to choose from. Versatile turnkey meeting space for your next corporate off-site. Fully Equipped with Chromecast + Large Flat Screen, a Whiteboard, and Seating for 40. 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. See a video about the space by going here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrcxkzCQdAo 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 • WIFI • 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 Location 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. Rules 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. Business Meetings, Meetups, Presentations, Workshops, Team Building, Discussions, Off-Sites, Interviews, and more!

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

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.

Bright & Colorful Library In a Former Bar

Chicago | West Town

$150 per hour
99
3
This space is an independent, experimental library located in Chicago's vibrant Humboldt Park neighborhood and the only library of its kind in the world. Housed in a former neighborhood bar in a 100+ year old blonde brick Victorian, the library has two rooms: the reading room (600sq ft) and the exhibition room (1,000sq ft). Each room has exposed brick with colorful accent walls and exposed timber ceilings for an eclectic/industrial feel. The reading room also contains a fireplace and over 6,000 books, magazines, and community newspapers creating a unique library backdrop. In the exhibition room, you'll find tons of light, flexibility, and our new (well, 100+ years old) community letterpress! Furnishings in both space are flexible and can move, fold, or stack to get out of the way. Both spaces are on the ground floor and wheelchair (or heavy equipment) accessible. We have two restrooms as well as a catering-compliant kitchenette. Our space has been called “cozy and welcoming” by The Reader, and can easily accommodate corporate retreats, meetings, readings, performances, parties, meetups & more. It's also an ideal backdrop for film and television projects and even intimate weddings.

Lincoln Park Unique & Versatile

Chicago | Lincoln Park

$110 per hour
50
10Responds within 2 hours
Set within the charming neighborhood of Lincoln Park, our bright and comfortable space is available to hire for groups of up to 50. Feel free to bring in your own food, hire the caterer of your choice or cook in our full kitchen. Furniture and tables can move around depending on your needs and we have additional folding tables and chairs not pictured. Our large central space with high ceilings has plenty of different areas for your guests to make themselves at home. We welcome children and can provide toys, a gate for the stairs, a limited number of high chairs, bottle warmers and a pack and play upon request. We are also next door to a kids playground!! We also offer kids party and activity decoration packages. Rates for weekdays may be lower depending on event. Please message for custom quote. Parking: There is no permit parking on our section of the street. We also recommend the meter parking on Halsted and also sporthero.com has some great options for lots close to our studio. Transport: We are in between Fullerton and Diversey stations (10 min walk to each). Typical Hire includes (but is not limited to): workshops, meetings, meet ups, classes, baby showers, bridal showers, pop-up shops, book clubs, photo shoots, film shoots, birthday party venue, baptism and christening party venue, small wedding venue, cooking classes, supper clubs and community dinners. We are professional photographers. Please ask about our event photography services and photo booths! Now offering Tea Party rentals! Tea Party Treasure Chests full of beautiful vintage mismatched china and glass pieces available to rent for your next Chicagoland Tea Party, Chicago Baby Shower, Bridal Shower, Party, Kids Tea Party, Photo Shoot or Meeting.

Creative Chicago Loop Meetup for 5

Chicago | Chicago Loop

$69 per hour
5
We have created Meetup space for everybody that is looking for that special environment. Connect your laptop to the big screen, capture your ideas on the whiteboard and share them via the build in polycom phone.From brain storming sessions to deep dive training, this space provides you with inspirational tools. With a stylish interior, top-notch features, available hospitality services, and high-level security, offering startups, independents, mobile employees, and teams a space to get inspired.

Unique Event Space in Roscoe Village

Chicago | Roscoe Village

$200 per hour
75
This is the perfect place to host your next event, regardless of what it is. With capacity for 50 seated guests or up to 100 for a cocktail style event, you won't find a better place to host family, friends and colleagues. The newly built space, located in Roscoe Village, was designed to offer the comforts of home without the hassle of preparing in advance or dealing with cleaning after. The space is perfect for rehearsal dinners, corporate happy hours, business meetings, photo shoots, your favorite sporting event, or any occasion you may not want to host at home.

Mag Mile Training Room

Chicago | River North

$80 per hour
50
2Responds within 4 hours
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!

Industrial Chic Modern "Open Concept" Gym

Chicago | West Town

$300 per hour
75
It's a boutique personal training gym with 26 foot ceiling. The entire western wall is exposed brick. There is a modern lighting design and a 15 foot garage door that opens on the southern end of the space. There are 6 parking spaces included. Budweiser and others have shot commercials here. This place looks like it could be in Dwell magazine.

Unconventional Rock Climbing Event Space

Chicago | Near West Side

$9000 per hour
500
Our 25,000 square ft space is filled with endless rock climbing routes, multiple event spaces, and unique art pieces. Event spaces vary from breakout presentation room, coworking space, and full facility. All space rentals have the option of adding on a climbing experience. Breakout room for 20 people. Comes with flatscreen tv chromecast, apple tv, and hdmi cord. Large white board also included. Coworking space seating 40. Furnished with fitness in mind. Ergonomic standing desks and chairs are available for your use as well as our cozy arm chairs. You are free to use our mobile projector and projector screen. Yoga Room available for private classes as well as breakout meetings. Fits 20 to either focus on teamwork or your child's pose. Mobile whiteboard available for your use. Full facility best for happy hours, presentations, employee appreciation, or just having the run of the place. Rooms in our facility have been used for breakout meetings, prep kitchen, coat check, catering service, concerts, talks, as well as - you guessed it.. climbing!

Gold Coast Art Gallery

Chicago | Near North Side

$850 per hour
150
One of floor (4,000 square feet) of a contemporary art gallery located in Gold Coast. Concrete floors accompany a cool, industrial-but-polished vibe. Perfect for a unique daytime meeting space or to host a cocktail reception for up to 100 people. Our whole gallery space is 14,000 square feet can be rented out for larger events.

Wonderful Open Art Gallery

Chicago | West Town

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

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