Chicago Athletic Association 12 S Michigan Ave • Chicago • IL 60603


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Why You'll Love This Place

A Here Comes The Guide Wedding Venue Review
  • With a stellar views of Lake Michigan, the city skyline, and Millennium Park, this central Loop hotel will be appreciated by locals and visitors alike. Once an exclusive private athletic club, it’s been lovingly restored and now welcomes everyone to experience its Italian Gothic grandeur.
  • Choose between four (yes, four!) gorgeous ballrooms, each boasting its own unique glamour. Opt for traditional elegance with the Madison or White City Ballrooms, with their opulent 19th-Century details, or embrace something unexpected with a celebration in The Tank (once home to the Club’s indoor pool) or the Stagg Court—a working basketball court with gleaming wood floors and a dramatic, soaring ceiling.
  • Whether they select a standard guest room or an aptly named “Holy Cow Suite”, your guests will be wrapped in comfort and style. Boasting vintage-inspired furnishings and luxe modern amenities, these accommodations are some of the best in the city.


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Rental Fee
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Meals (when priced separately)
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Service Charge or Gratuity
  • 23%


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 280 0
Cocktails, etc. Standing 500 0
Reception Seated 280 0
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 280.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Small Wedding
  • All-Inclusive
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • On-Site Accommodations
  • Late Night
  • LGBTQ+ Friendly

Essential Info


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Amplified Music


Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


Year-round, daily.

Venue Type

Buildings & other settings available:

  • Ballroom
  • Historic / Landmark Building
  • Hotel
  • Penthouse / Rooftop
  • Restaurant
  • Unique
  • Patio / Deck / Terrace

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Cityscape
  • Lake
  • Panoramic
  • Park


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