The Old Post Office

433 W Van Buren St, Chicago, IL 60607 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About The Old Post Office

Situated in Chicago, Illinois, The Old Post Office is a historic wedding venue. This elegant event space is filled with vintage charm, including sophisticated marble and gold accents. Overlooking the Chicago River, this unique setting seamlessly blends 1920s accents with a modern aesthetic, thanks to a substantial renovation. Couples can rent this distinctive space for both ceremonies and receptions, as well as pre-wedding events like engagement parties and wedding showers. It is also available for rehearsal dinners.

Facilities and Capacity

The Old Post Office has several event spaces spread out across its premises, with the Historic Lobby being positioned as the primary wedding venue. A two-story space, it features expansive windows and gold-leaf ceilings, the ideal setting for an unforgettable celebration. At more than 12,000 square feet, it can accommodate a seated banquet with 800 guests, while standing receptions can have up to 1,400 attendees. For more modern surroundings, the Telegram Lounge boasts a wrap-around bar and floor-to-ceiling windows. Here, you are invited to spend time with up to 300 guests at a cocktail reception, while 150 attendees can be accommodated at a seated banquet. A fireplace and comfortable furniture create a relaxed, intimate atmosphere for your day. The Vault, a sleek, cozy lounge area, is available for the couple and their party to use as a get-ready space. There is a full-service bar, fireplace, and plenty of natural light to illuminate the preparations.

Services Offered

To inspire your wedding planning, the team at The Old Post Office can supply details of their preferred vendors, covering everything from catering to flowers. There is also an event planner that is available to help coordinate how best to bring your vision to life. Lighting and sound are provided to enhance all celebrations, regardless of size. Audio equipment and a dance floor can also be supplied by the team at this venue. If needed, group parking can be arranged for the convenience of couples and their guests.

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Overlooking the river
Overlooking the river
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The Old Post Office
1920s design
1920s design
Marble walls
Marble walls
Comfortable lounge area
Comfortable lounge area
Ready for celebrating
Ready for celebrating
Wraparound bar
Wraparound bar
City center location
City center location
Overlooking the river
Overlooking the river
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The Old Post Office
1920s design
1920s design

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The Old Post Office FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?
    $ 4000.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 4000.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    No
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    Clean Up
    Event Planning
    Lighting/Sound
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    9
  • Describe your venue:
    Ballroom
    Banquet Hall
    Historic Building
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
    Elopements
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    Clean Up
    Event Planner
    Get Ready Rooms
    Lighting / Sound
    Outside Vendors
    Preferred Vendors Only
    Wifi
  • What event items are available?
    Audio Equipment
    Dance Floor
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Valet

Team of The Old Post Office

Jamie Sowski

Jamie Sowski

Marketing & Events Manager

Jamie has been in the event industry over 12 years. She has experience in both intimate and large scale weddings, and has a passion for creating amazing experiences for her clients. Jamie loves the lush gardens and skyline views in the Meadow, our new rooftop space!

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Leah Stortz

Leah Stortz

Event Specialist

Leah has been in the event industry for over 5 years and has a passion for weddings! She is happy to assist with the details of your big day from floor plans to on-site coordination. Leah loves the vibe of the Telegram Lounge that includes sleek lounge furniture, games, and views of the Chicago River.

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  • 433 W Van Buren St Chicago, IL, 60607 See on map
    3127966562 (Phone number)
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