Venue West 221 North Paulina Street • Chicago • IL 60612


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Why You'll Love This Place

A Here Comes The Guide Wedding Venue Review
  • With a great West Town location and cool, vintage-urban vibe, this loft-style event space offers loads of flexibility, with customizable floor plans and coordination assistance from a fun, dedicated staff.
  • Sandy-hued brick walls are accented by weathered wood and metal, and the ceilings, with their exposed rafters and ductwork, add to the industrial-chic feel. A top-notch integrated lighting and A/V system lets you easily set the mood for each phase of your celebration.
  • Set up your lounge area with couches, sectionals, and highboy tables—Venue West has a huge collection of custom furnishings available in-house, so there’s no need to deal with a separate vendor.


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Video by Toast Wedding Films.

PRICES: What's this going to cost?

Rental Fee
  • $5,500–8,500/event
  • Rental fee varies depending on:
    • Day of week
  • The rental fee includes:

    • Fully customizable 12,000 square foot space for ceremony & reception
    • Event production team
    • Dressing suite
    • Custom furniture (dining tables, crystal Chiavari chairs, glass and chrome highboy tables, and lounge furniture)
    • Audio/visual tools: projection displays, multiple TV monitors, built-in surround sound, intelligent lighting, and more!


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 200 0
Cocktails, etc. Standing 600 0
Reception Seated 300 0
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 300.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Small Wedding
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • Late Night
  • LGBTQ+ Friendly

Essential Info


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Preferred list



Amplified Music


Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


Year-round, daily.

Venue Type

Buildings & other settings available:

  • Loft / Warehouse / Industrial
  • Banquet Hall / Events Facility

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Cityscape


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