5 of Chicago's Best Historic Wedding Venues

If you love the architecture, elegance, and opulence of the Gilded Age or glamorous 1920s, Chicago offers a wealth of historic wedding venues that will transport you to a bygone era. From a mansion and gardens to a stunning library to a Michelin-starred restaurant, these places from the past will add a vintage beauty to your big day.


The Grove Redfield Estate

Glenview, Illinois

Style: 1929 home on 145-acre garden-like estate.

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Loyola at Cuneo Mansion and Gardens

Vernon Hills, Illinois

Style: Turn-of-the-century Italianate-style mansion surrounded by acres of gardens.

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Century Memorial Chapel at Naper Settlement

Naperville, Illinois

Style: 1864 Gothic Revival chapel, along with shaded picnic grounds, a vintage meeting house, and more venues.

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $

Newberry Library

Chicago, Illinois

Style: Famous 1893 library with a showstopper Lobby, spacious halls, and views of Washington Square Park.

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Sepia

Chicago, Illinois

Style: Michelin-starred restaurant with award-winning interior that combines vintage and contemporary elements.

Catering: In-house, Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

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