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Historic Downtown Chicago Event Space

Venues & Services

The Blackstone is home to over 13,000 square feet of unique downtown Chicago event space, including nine flexible meeting rooms with numerous breakout possibilities. Pairing classical architectural details with the latest in technology, our event venues are ideal for both large and intimate corporate board meetings, cocktail parties, team building events and more.

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Chicago Meeting and Event Services Include:

  • Experienced event managers, coordinators, staff and technology professionals
  • Wired and wireless Internet access in every one of our Chicago event venues
  • LCD projectors, microphones and laptops available
  • Professional sound and lighting systems
  • Video conferencing facilities all available
  • Meeting and trend-setting event menus created by our expert culinary team

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Crystal Ballroom

The largest of The Blackstone's nine function rooms, this 3,400-square-foot space is an awe-inspiring example of Beaux-Arts interiors. Featuring historic millwork and sculptural details, the two-tiered room boasts soaring 21-foot ceilings and a bevy of elegant chandeliers. Adding to the grandeur, natural light pours through windows that face Michigan Avenue and Grant Park, complementing the pristine white walls and jeweled blue carpet. A premier venue for special events and conferences, the stunning Crystal Ballroom is enhanced by impeccably resorted furnishings, finishes, services, and amenities.

Art Hall

The exquisite Art Hall has been beautifully restored to its original grandeur, with a unique foyer that features a rotating exhibit of local Chicago artists. The 2,656 square-feet of available space is ideal for receptions, holding up to 266 guests.

English Room

Imported from an 18th century English manor house, this decadent room was reassembled in The Blackstone in 1910. The mahogany walls, ornate plaster, and colorful stained glass give this room the distinct feeling of an exclusive private club. Impress clients and business associates alike in this truly unique event space, able to accommodate up to 80 guests.


The Blackstone has played host to presidents, dignitaries, and prominent figures in business throughout its storied history—channel these powerful personalities when you host business and corporate events in our Barbershop room. Named for its original purpose, this transformed space has served the likes of Richard Nixon and Al Capone, and offers 1,117 square-feet of palatial event space laden in marble, with suspended ceilings and Greek columns.