The Bridgeport Art Center is your premier event center in Chicago.  Whether your wedding or corporate event is hosted in the Skyline Loft with sweeping skyline views, or in our beautiful ground floor Sculpture Garden event space, you will find it’s Chicago’s hottest space now.

Located in a historic 1911 building, it’s been sustainably rehabbed while keeping it’s raw but elegant essence/nature, it is the most unique space in Chicago.   Here you will find your ultimate space for any special event whether it’s a wedding, corporate meeting or party, fashion or trade shows, special occasion or an intimate gathering. Skyline Loft is completely transformable to make your event unique and unforgettable.


Upon entering our Skyline Loft, you will be greeted by a vast open space with a stunning view of the Chicago Skyline. Located on the top floor of the Bridgeport Art Center with amazing panoramic views of the Chicago skyline. From afternoon sunsets to evening twilight and the twinkling lights, your guests with be awed with the colors of the city. Skyline loft is completely transformable to your vision to make it completely yours and memorable.

  • Solid wood flooring with dramatic inlays
  • Unobstructed views in the main dining area
  • Exposed brick walls & 15 foot wood beamed ceilings
  • Over-sized 120 foot sky lights over inlayed runway
  • HVAC for year round comfort
  • Elevator for car/objects up to 6,000 pounds
  • Separate service elevator
  • On site comprehensive catering kitchen
  • On-site recycling
  • Unique draping included
  • Artistically designed bathrooms
  • Coat Check
  • WiFi
  • 18,000 square feet – can be sectioned
  • Cocktail parties: 100 to 900 guests
  • Sit-down 100 to 600 guests
  • Adjacent complimentary parking
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At ground level, evening events that can be both indoors and out will create an unforgettable night. With a vast bricked partially covered courtyard of 124’ x 36’ peppered with sculpture by local artists, the outside is just as beautiful as the inside.

  • Solid wood flooring
  • Exposed brick walls
  • 12 foot wood beamed ceilings
  • Floor to ceiling  french doors facing sculpture garden
  • HVAC for year round comfort
  • On-site comprehensive catering kitchen
  • On-site recycling
  • Taupe draping included
  • Artistically designed bathrooms
  • Bride and Groom Suites
  • Coat Check
  • WiFi
  • 12,000 square feet inside
  • 6,000 square feet outside
  • Cocktail parties: up to 900 guests
  • Sit-down up to 550 guests
  • Adjacent complimentary parking
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  • Neighborhood: Bridgeport Only 5 miles from downtown
  • Just 6 minutes from Guaranteed Rates Field
  • Easy Access from I-90/94 and Lake Shore Drive
  • 7 minutes from the I-55 Stevenson Expressway
  • 12 minutes from McCormick Place

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