210 South Canal Street
Chicago, IL 60606
Experience the ultimate venue in Chicago. The magnificent Great Hall at Chicago Union Station is the ideal location for elegant special events, receptions and weddings. Originally designed by famed architect Daniel Burnham (“make no small plans, they have no magic to stir men’s blood”) and completed in 1925 by the Graham, Anderson, Probst and White Firm, the Great Hall is considered to be one of the greatest indoor spaces in the United States.
Guests are awed as they enter this 20,000 foot classic Beaux Arts style room which boasts 18 soaring Corinthian columns, terracotta walls, a pink Tennessee marble floor and is crowned with a spectacular five-story, barrel-vaulted, atrium ceiling. Opening onto the Great Hall is the Union Gallery, a beautiful 3,500 square foot room, ideal for VIP receptions, lounges, ceremonies and meetings.
The rich history and beauty of the Great Hall has made it a popular location for feature films including “The Untouchables”, “My Best Friend’s Wedding” and “Flags of Our Fathers.” Whether you are planning a dinner for 300 or a cocktail reception for 2,500 this timeless setting in one of Chicago’s most prestigious landmarks and will be sure to make an unforgettable impression upon your guests.
Preferred Vendors for events at Union Station -The following vendors are the preferred vendors of Chicago Union Station. Outside vendors for catering, lighting and audio/visual are not permitted without the prior authorization of Chicago Union Station.
1061 West Van Buren Street • Chicago, IL 60607
FOOD FOR THOUGHT
7001 Ridgeway • Lincolnwood, IL 60645
BERGHOFF CATERING & Restaurant Group
17 West Adams St. • Chicago, IL 60603
1640 West Walnut • Chicago, IL 60612
JEWELL EVENTS CATERING
424 North Wood Street • Chicago, IL 60622
Lighting & Audio/Visual
P.O. Box 146576 • Chicago, IL 60614-6576
1438 West Kinzie, Suite 200 • Chicago, IL 60622
The following vendors are outstanding in their fields and come highly recommended by Chicago Union Station.
Event & Decor Design
Linen & Chair Covers
Music – Live
BILL POLLACK MUSIC
AF SERVICES, INC.
For a comprehensive guide to Chicago Event Spaces, visit Hereschicago.com, Chicago’s Event Planning Resource Guide.