The Zephyr Chicago is both a modern and historic wedding venue located in Chicago, Illinois. Situated in the city’s urban center, this impressive building offers couples a flexible and visually appealing space to celebrate their special day. Their event team’s comprehensive packages are designed to consider essential wedding preparations. Aside from hosting ceremonies and receptions, The Zephyr also accommodates engagement parties, wedding showers, rehearsal dinners, and elopements.
Facilities and Capacity
This 6,500-square-foot indoor venue has an open-concept floor plan, providing a dynamic space to suit each couple’s particular vision for their big day. Its interior design is characterized by its refined and on-trend industrial-style structural elements. Brick-laid walls compliment deep-wood flooring with ample natural light pouring in from the elevated ceilings above. The venue also features a dance floor as well as an additional, beautifully restored mezzanine event space. Stylish lounge areas offer wedding guests a comfortable place to connect amidst the celebrations. Get-ready suites are available to couples and their wedding parties so that they can prepare for the main event in privacy. The facilities are wheelchair accessible with an elevator lift on the premises. The building also features designated pet-friendly areas. Nearby to the venue lies a number of hotels for guests requiring overnight accommodation.
The staff at The Zephyr are dedicated to executing stunning and unforgettable occasions. Couples are invited to hire their preferred vendors with an open-door policy regarding outside food and drinks. Various event rental options cover seating and lighting requirements and even include an entertainment option in the form of an interactive photo booth. Other notable services provided at The Zephyr include:
- Cloakroom services
- On-site WiFi connection
- Event setup and cleanup
- Valet parking and shuttle services
- Event planning assistance
- Decorative rental items
- Servers and bartenders
The Zephyr Chicago has been a part of the National Register of Historic Places since 2002. One of the 55 historic structures included in Chicago’s Motor Row, this venue has previously been the site of a bustling motor vehicle marketplace. The Haynes-Apperson Company sold one of the country’s first automobile models right on the property. Later on, Lincoln took up residence, the sole manufacturer of the Zephyr car. Today, this well maintained and rehabilitated building features interior space that is heavily influenced by its American past, though now with a contemporary twist.
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The Zephyr Chicago frequently asked questions
What items and services are included in the starting site fee at The Zephyr Chicago?
- Bridal Suite
- Clean Up
- Set Up
At The Zephyr Chicago, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?
At The Zephyr Chicago, what does the bar service starting price include?
What are the most important characteristics of The Zephyr Chicago in terms of venue type, style and location?
- Art Gallery
- Historic Building
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at The Zephyr Chicago for wedding events?
- Scenic Views
What kind of wedding events does The Zephyr Chicago offer?
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
What services does The Zephyr Chicago offer for wedding events?
- Clean Up
- Event Planner
- Event Rentals
- Get Ready Rooms
- Lighting / Sound
- Outside Vendors
- Pet Friendly
- Set Up
What furniture and decorations does The Zephyr Chicago have available for wedding events?
- Aisle Markers
- Aisle Runners
- Audio Equipment
- Dance Floor
- Photo booth
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