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Chicago Union Station

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About Chicago Union Station

Chicago Union Station is a stunning historic wedding venue located in Chicago, Illinois. This one-of-a-kind, glamourous space is brimming with history, and perfect for those looking to celebrate their special day in a classic piece of American architecture. This iconic venue offers couples a number of stylish and elegant event spaces to celebrate a wedding of any size. Recent restorations have salvaged these rooms’ original feeling, while offering you all of the modern luxuries you require for your wedding day.

Facilities and Capacity

Chicago Union Station features a number of spectacular event spaces that will transport you and your loved ones to classic era in American history, blending the elegance of old-world grandeur with the excitement this new chapter of your love story.

The Burlington Room features a distinguished ornate ceiling, with breathtaking champagne colored Romanesque columns, and recently restored French block murals. This 4,350 square-foot room can hold 220 seated guests, or 350 guests standing.

The Founder’s Room offers couples vintage charm in a more intimate setting. While this once-barber shop has been recently refurbished, its history and character has been painstakingly preserved. This 988 square-foot room can hold 60 seated guests.

The Pennsylvania Room is a sleek and modern setting, perfect for cocktail parties and late-night gatherings. This event space offers street access from Canal Street, and can hold 60 seated guests, or 150 standing.

The Adams Street Balcony offers couples the ultimate urban setting. This 1,390 square-foot reception hall overlooks Union Station from the Adams Street entrance, and includes an outdoor patio for an indoor-outdoor feel. This impressive reception hall can host 180 seated guests, or 250 standing guests.

Services Offered

Chicago Union Station offers couples access to a number of professional, reliable wedding vendors. From caterers, to audio/visual services, florists, and valet services, Chicago Union Station’s impressive network of vendors will surely cover your wedding day needs.


Chicago Union Station was originally built in 1925 by famous architect and city planner, Daniel Burnham. The station and its many event spaces, including the Burlington Room, and the Founder’s Room, have experienced a series of careful, extensive restoration projects throughout the years - constructing a flawless bridge between old-world elegance, and contemporary luxury and style. The station has also been used as a film set for several classic Hollywood films, including “The Untouchables”, “My Best Friend’s Wedding”, and “Public Enemies”.


Chicago Union Station is located in the heart of Chicago, Illinois, less than 30 minutes from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport.



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