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Room 1520

Chicago , IL
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1520 W. Fulton Ave.
Chicago, IL 60607 US (map)

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312-952-1520

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ABOUT US

Room 1520 is located in the heart of the artistic West Loop neighborhood of Chicago. Our venue is a spacious, restored historical gear factory loft building with high ceilings, polished... Read more
Room 1520 is located in the heart of the artistic West Loop neighborhood of Chicago. Our venue is a spacious, restored historical gear factory loft building with high ceilings, polished cement floors, portrait windows, exposed brick, private street entrances and many amenities.

Room 1520 is different from other loft venues in the city. It is elegant, airy, bright and accented by Italian crystal chandeliers and an artisan staircase in the grand entrance.

The dramatic foyer and staircase lead up to a versatile great room. The great room is adorned with 11-foot ceilings, Italian crystal chandeliers and large, stunning restrooms. The space totals 4,000 sq. ft. and is a bright, white, blank slate that can be transformed into the perfect setting for any type of gathering from weddings, corporate to social events. There is space enough for a dance floor and dinner service.

Come in and see why Room 1520 has developed a glowing reputation in both the corporate and social events industry. Read less
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INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
1
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
1
Describe your venue:
Loft
Describe the style of your venue
City, Modern
What kind of settings are available?
Indoor
Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
Ceremony, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
200
What event services do you offer?
Bridal Suite, Clean Up, Event Rentals, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors OK, Set Up
What event items are available?
Audio Equipment, Chairs, Dance Floor, Furniture, Lighting, Tables
What transportation and access is available?
Parking, Wheelchair Access

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Wedding:
10/28/2016
5.0/5.0
We love our venue, Celeste has been the most helpful and we are forever grateful. Can't wait to have the most amazing day of our lives here!
We love our venue, Celeste has been the most helpful and we are forever grateful. Can't wait to have the most amazing day Read more...
We love our venue, Celeste has been the most helpful and we are forever grateful. Can't wait to have the most amazing day of our lives here! Read less
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jessica
Wedding:
3/5/2016
5.0/5.0
My husband and I recently got married at Room 1520, and we could not have picked a better venue. Celeste, I cannot thank you enough for being so accommodating with my crazy schedule to come in for walk throughs, day before drop offs, and even for our wedding cake!

When we first visited the venue, Celeste's willingness to allow us to visit way after business hours, already won us over. When we walked in, the chandeliers, to the huge bridal suite, to the gorgeous bar space, I was in awe. She even allowed us to do pictures and our first look on the rooftop!

The venue comes with the column uplighting, the chandeliers, the chairs, the lounge furniture, etc etc etc. Chair rental and lounge furniture rental is expensive, soon to be brides!

The day before the wedding, I, like most brides was in a frantic trying to drop everything off prior to rehearsal. When it came time for rehearsal, because most of our wedding party was traveling from out of town, most were running late, which meant Celeste had to stay much later than intended. Thank you!

The day of the wedding, my makeup artists asked to start at 7am, which meant Celeste had to be there by 645am. Thank you, again!

Honestly, I cannot be more grateful to have worked with such a wonderful and nice person! She could have just told me, no, and I would have had to figure another way out myself. Thank you for providing such an amazing space for our wedding and thank you for being so accommodating!
My husband and I recently got married at Room 1520, and we could not have picked a better venue. Celeste, I cannot thank Read more...
My husband and I recently got married at Room 1520, and we could not have picked a better venue. Celeste, I cannot thank you enough for being so accommodating with my crazy schedule to come in for walk throughs, day before drop offs, and even for our wedding cake!

When we first visited the venue, Celeste's willingness to allow us to visit way after business hours, already won us over. When we walked in, the chandeliers, to the huge bridal suite, to the gorgeous bar space, I was in awe. She even allowed us to do pictures and our first look on the rooftop!

The venue comes with the column uplighting, the chandeliers, the chairs, the lounge furniture, etc etc etc. Chair rental and lounge furniture rental is expensive, soon to be brides!

The day before the wedding, I, like most brides was in a frantic trying to drop everything off prior to rehearsal. When it came time for rehearsal, because most of our wedding party was traveling from out of town, most were running late, which meant Celeste had to stay much later than intended. Thank you!

The day of the wedding, my makeup artists asked to start at 7am, which meant Celeste had to be there by 645am. Thank you, again!

Honestly, I cannot be more grateful to have worked with such a wonderful and nice person! She could have just told me, no, and I would have had to figure another way out myself. Thank you for providing such an amazing space for our wedding and thank you for being so accommodating! Read less
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Cassie
Wedding:
5/23/2015
5.0/5.0
I LOVE ROOM 1520! I was SO pleased with my wedding reception at this venue. Everyone was such a great help, and went above and beyond to make sure everything ran smoothly. Celeste was super accommodating (even waking up at 6:30am to open the bridal suite for us!) and so sweet through the entire process. The room itself is stunning so any decorations are just bonuses. I can't imagine the night having taken place anywhere else, and wouldn't have changed a thing!
I LOVE ROOM 1520! I was SO pleased with my wedding reception at this venue. Everyone was such a great help, and went above Read more...
I LOVE ROOM 1520! I was SO pleased with my wedding reception at this venue. Everyone was such a great help, and went above and beyond to make sure everything ran smoothly. Celeste was super accommodating (even waking up at 6:30am to open the bridal suite for us!) and so sweet through the entire process. The room itself is stunning so any decorations are just bonuses. I can't imagine the night having taken place anywhere else, and wouldn't have changed a thing! Read less
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Lindsay
Wedding:
10/3/2014
5.0/5.0
Not only does Room 1520 give the best value (tables, chairs, lounge furniture and more were included in their price) but the people working there are fantastic and helpful. About 2 weeks before the wedding the girl we had been working with left and we got freaked out, but her replacement was nothing but kind and helpful and everything went off without a problem. We had a Friday wedding so they let us spend the whole day Thursday setting up. We did all our flowers and decorations by ourselves and it would have been almost impossible without Room 1520's flexibility to get in early. As long as they don't have an event the day before, they are so accommodating! The venue is beautiful and they made our day absolutely perfect.
Not only does Room 1520 give the best value (tables, chairs, lounge furniture and more were included in their price) but Read more...
Not only does Room 1520 give the best value (tables, chairs, lounge furniture and more were included in their price) but the people working there are fantastic and helpful. About 2 weeks before the wedding the girl we had been working with left and we got freaked out, but her replacement was nothing but kind and helpful and everything went off without a problem. We had a Friday wedding so they let us spend the whole day Thursday setting up. We did all our flowers and decorations by ourselves and it would have been almost impossible without Room 1520's flexibility to get in early. As long as they don't have an event the day before, they are so accommodating! The venue is beautiful and they made our day absolutely perfect. Read less
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Lindsey
Wedding:
8/23/2014
5.0/5.0
Haley and the Room 1520 team were amazing to work with. I fell in love with the venue as soon as I walked in and I truly appreciated the organized initial meeting and walk through. The venue was a great value considering the amenities offered (furniture rental, a beautiful bar that was recently built in the space, parking, security guard, ability to have the rehearsal there, roof top access for photos, lighting options, chandeliers, a huge bridal suite, etc.) All of our vendors also enjoy working events at the space and had great things to say about it. It was a perfect space for our wedding ceremony and reception with seated dinner - it offers some beautiful natural light, plenty of space and the ability to transform it. I can't say enough good things about Room 1520 and would highly recommend it to other brides/event planners in Chicago!
Haley and the Room 1520 team were amazing to work with. I fell in love with the venue as soon as I walked in and I truly Read more...
Haley and the Room 1520 team were amazing to work with. I fell in love with the venue as soon as I walked in and I truly appreciated the organized initial meeting and walk through. The venue was a great value considering the amenities offered (furniture rental, a beautiful bar that was recently built in the space, parking, security guard, ability to have the rehearsal there, roof top access for photos, lighting options, chandeliers, a huge bridal suite, etc.) All of our vendors also enjoy working events at the space and had great things to say about it. It was a perfect space for our wedding ceremony and reception with seated dinner - it offers some beautiful natural light, plenty of space and the ability to transform it. I can't say enough good things about Room 1520 and would highly recommend it to other brides/event planners in Chicago! Read less
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Liz
Wedding:
8/22/2014
5.0/5.0
June and the entire team at Room 1520 were an absolute pleasure to work with! They listened to our every detail and wish and made them all come true. Everything ran smoothly. Our day would not have been as easy as it was without them. And everyone raved about our venue. Highly recommended in every category possible.
June and the entire team at Room 1520 were an absolute pleasure to work with! They listened to our every detail and wish Read more...
June and the entire team at Room 1520 were an absolute pleasure to work with! They listened to our every detail and wish and made them all come true. Everything ran smoothly. Our day would not have been as easy as it was without them. And everyone raved about our venue. Highly recommended in every category possible. Read less
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Erin
Wedding:
8/9/2014
5.0/5.0
Amazing venue! Absolutely spacious and really pretty space to use for a wedding. Its like a blank canvas which you can decorate as you like - they included uplighting and recently added a brand new bar. Haley was extremely courteous and professional, and really quick to respond and help to any questions or concerns we had.

She took care of a lot of last minute details and was present on the wedding day to make sure everything went smooth.
Amazing venue! Absolutely spacious and really pretty space to use for a wedding. Its like a blank canvas which you can Read more...
Amazing venue! Absolutely spacious and really pretty space to use for a wedding. Its like a blank canvas which you can decorate as you like - they included uplighting and recently added a brand new bar. Haley was extremely courteous and professional, and really quick to respond and help to any questions or concerns we had.

She took care of a lot of last minute details and was present on the wedding day to make sure everything went smooth. Read less
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Abby
Wedding:
6/20/2014
5.0/5.0
We held our wedding reception at Room 1520 in June and I cannot imagine having held our reception anywhere else! We worked with Haley from the moment she walked us through the space last December, to the day of our reception; She is incredibly responsive, welcoming, friendly, and so helpful. Planning a wedding on our own was stressful enough and I can honestly say that I never had any doubts, concerns or trouble with the arrangements at Room 1520. I spent a lot of time researching venues for our reception and Room 1520 was one of the most affordable options for us and provides a discounted rate if you hold your event on a Friday (which we did). The space is gorgeous and I loved the way the amber up-lighting that we chose transformed the all-white space. We rented tables and chairs from Room 1520 and were able to comfortably seat 160 guests for a sit down dinner, still had plenty of space for a 5 person band, dance floor, cocktail area and dessert area. We brought in our own caterer who was not on the list of preferred caterers. If you do this, bear in mind that you will be charged a small service fee. We brought in flowers for all of the tables but did not feel the need to do any other decorating besides the up-lighting that is included with the space rental. The venue is BYOB but you will need to have licensed bartenders serving your alcohol.
Room 1520's beautiful and spacious office doubles as their bridal suite. My bridesmaids and I arrived at 11am and my hair & makeup artist came on-site to help us get ready.
Room 1520 will allow you to use their roof top for photos, which we did during the guest cocktail hour after our ceremony. I could go on and on about how amazing our experience was.. I highly recommend this venue for your event!
We held our wedding reception at Room 1520 in June and I cannot imagine having held our reception anywhere else! We worked Read more...
We held our wedding reception at Room 1520 in June and I cannot imagine having held our reception anywhere else! We worked with Haley from the moment she walked us through the space last December, to the day of our reception; She is incredibly responsive, welcoming, friendly, and so helpful. Planning a wedding on our own was stressful enough and I can honestly say that I never had any doubts, concerns or trouble with the arrangements at Room 1520. I spent a lot of time researching venues for our reception and Room 1520 was one of the most affordable options for us and provides a discounted rate if you hold your event on a Friday (which we did). The space is gorgeous and I loved the way the amber up-lighting that we chose transformed the all-white space. We rented tables and chairs from Room 1520 and were able to comfortably seat 160 guests for a sit down dinner, still had plenty of space for a 5 person band, dance floor, cocktail area and dessert area. We brought in our own caterer who was not on the list of preferred caterers. If you do this, bear in mind that you will be charged a small service fee. We brought in flowers for all of the tables but did not feel the need to do any other decorating besides the up-lighting that is included with the space rental. The venue is BYOB but you will need to have licensed bartenders serving your alcohol.
Room 1520's beautiful and spacious office doubles as their bridal suite. My bridesmaids and I arrived at 11am and my hair & makeup artist came on-site to help us get ready.
Room 1520 will allow you to use their roof top for photos, which we did during the guest cocktail hour after our ceremony. I could go on and on about how amazing our experience was.. I highly recommend this venue for your event! Read less
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Erin
Wedding:
5/10/2014
5.0/5.0
Great venue! Many compliments from friends and family on choosing this venue for our wedding! Unlike any other wedding venue around! Urban and elegant all in one! The venue manager June is great to work with as well! Would highly recommend Room 1520 for any wedding or special event!
Great venue! Many compliments from friends and family on choosing this venue for our wedding! Unlike any other wedding Read more...
Great venue! Many compliments from friends and family on choosing this venue for our wedding! Unlike any other wedding venue around! Urban and elegant all in one! The venue manager June is great to work with as well! Would highly recommend Room 1520 for any wedding or special event! Read less
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Jennifer
Wedding:
10/5/2013
5.0/5.0
We love, love, loved having our wedding at Room 1520! It is a unique wedding venue with the urban, but yet elegant feel we were looking for. The space itself comfortably fit our wedding of 140 guests, it can hold more but things would be pretty tight in my opinion. All the staff were wonderfuly accomodating and had great communication through out the entire process (thanks June!). Additionally, the acoustics were great for our speeches and the DJ (Katie LaBombard from Toast and Jam rocked it all night). The office doubled as the bridal suite, it was large and comfortable for us girls to hang out in all day long to get ready. As far as cost goes Room 1520 is on par with other venues of the same vibe (loft/urban/unique), however, you are only renting the space so all additional items can increase the wedding cost quickly (table, chair, linen rentals etc will all come from your caterer). All in all I could not have found a better place for my wedding!
We love, love, loved having our wedding at Room 1520! It is a unique wedding venue with the urban, but yet elegant feel we Read more...
We love, love, loved having our wedding at Room 1520! It is a unique wedding venue with the urban, but yet elegant feel we were looking for. The space itself comfortably fit our wedding of 140 guests, it can hold more but things would be pretty tight in my opinion. All the staff were wonderfuly accomodating and had great communication through out the entire process (thanks June!). Additionally, the acoustics were great for our speeches and the DJ (Katie LaBombard from Toast and Jam rocked it all night). The office doubled as the bridal suite, it was large and comfortable for us girls to hang out in all day long to get ready. As far as cost goes Room 1520 is on par with other venues of the same vibe (loft/urban/unique), however, you are only renting the space so all additional items can increase the wedding cost quickly (table, chair, linen rentals etc will all come from your caterer). All in all I could not have found a better place for my wedding! Read less
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