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Lillstreet Loft

4437 N Ravenswood Ave Chicago, IL 60640 | 773.769.4226


Let Lillstreet Loft inspire your creative event! The 2,000-sq. ft. Loft is designed to transport you into the center of an artist's studio, complete with unique, handcrafted furnishings, striking artwork, and even art supplies for adding a fun, personal touch to your event. The flexible space can be easily arranged to accommodate any function, intimate or extravagant. Lillstreet will make planning your event a breeze with in-house event coordination and trusted vendor recommendations.

Rental includes:

  • Seating for up to 100 at artist designed tables
  • 40 unique dining chairs 
  • 60 additional padded folding chairs
  • 8 additional 6-ft folding tables
  • 6 high top tables
  • Two private bathrooms
  • A kitchenette, including bar, refrigerator, coffee/tea maker, 20 ceramic mugs and dishwasher
  • Top quality A/V technologies, including surround sound stereo, 4000 lumen projector, 12ft. diagonal screen, microphone, and wireless Internet


  • Standing Cocktail Reception Style: 175
  • Theater Seating: 75
  • Seated Banquet Seating: 100


  • Hourly Rental: $275 (two hour minimum)
  • 8-Hour Weekday Rental (Monday-Friday): $1650
  • Cleaning Fee: $75
  • Your rental fee includes one bar tender and staff member for set-up
  • You must pay for the entire time the Loft is used, including set-up and pack-up


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For more information, contact Marie Straquadine, Special Events Coordinator  |  773.769.4226

Lillstreet Loft
4437 N Ravenswood Ave, 2nd Floor
Chicago, IL 60640

Please note the loft is only accessible by stairs.


The loft is ideal for all kinds of events, meetings, and celebrations. Special discounts are extended to non-profit and daytime weekday events. Add a customized interactive art project or team building activity to your meeting or celebration to create an event that inspires! Speak with our in-house coordinator for pricing and options.

Do you require that I work with a particular caterer?

We do NOT require that you work with a particular caterer, but we do have many wonderful recommendations. Contact us for information about our preferred vendors.

Can I bring my own food & beverages in?

Yes, you are allowed to bring in your own food/drinks. A $75 cleaning fee applies to all events.

Does Lillstreet Loft provide wait staff and dinnerware?

Your rental fee includes one bartender and a Lillstreet staff member to assit with set-up. For an additional fee we can arrange more bartenders/servers/staff if your event requires it. Please bring in your own dinnerware, platters, glassware or paper goods.

Where can we park?

There is free parking along Ravenswood, and for evening events, nearby parking is usually easy to find. We are steps from the Montrose Brown Line Station and Ravenswood Metra Station.

What are Creative Retreats at Lillstreet Loft?

Lillstreet's one-day retreats offer you the chance to relax and renew as you immerse yourself in the creative process. Each retreat is programed as a unique combination of yoga class (for all levels), meditation, writing, delicious catered lunch and several hours of hands-on art instruction. Everyone will leaves the retreat with handmade artwork! Topics vary by season. See our current retreat schedule.

What is the Ignite Program at Lillstreet?

Ignite is Lillstreet's arts-based professional development and team building program. We offer group workshops, facilitation and meeting add-ons designed to get your team innovating! We believe bringing art and business together fosters collaboration, increases understanding among people, and creates a culture of creativity. Our programs are perfect for first-time artists. Visit Lillstreet Ignite to learn more about our workshops.

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