Gallery 1500 is a modern loft wedding venue located in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois, serving the Chicago, Rockford, and South Bend region. With the convenient location in the New City Lifestyle and Entertainment District, the venue is adjacent to a multitude of entertainment options to enjoy before or after your event. In addition, you'll find effortless access to a range of public transportation to make travel as stress-free as possible.
Facilities and Capacity
Established in the spring of 2018, the venue features polished concrete floors and expansive windows for luminous natural lighting. Capacity for the venue is dependent upon seating choices and can accommodate a 350-guest cocktail reception without seating. Additional options include 200 seated guests with a dance floor, or for larger guest lists, the dance floor option can be omitted to accommodate 230 seated dinner guests. The minimum requirement of guests needed for booking is 10 people. Included in the venue rental are 175 white wooden folding chairs and 16 round 66-inch tables. Retractable windows and roll-up doors can be opened during your event to bring a more open-air feel and even more natural light to complement your photographs. Track lighting is available throughout the facility. Newly renovated restrooms include men’s, women’s and gender-neutral facilities. Multiple parking options are located nearby. Public transportation is easily accessed from the venue, including access to the red line train to the north and Clybourn stop and the Halsted bus, as well as rideshare pickup. The typical rental time is six hours and the event must be concluded by 12 a.m.
Partnered exclusively with Calihan Catering, service options include cocktail reception packages and seated dinner packages. This elite team of catering professionals has over 30 years of industry experience and has accommodated large-scale galas and in-home intimate dinners, creating a menu suited to exceed all expectations. Additional features and services include: