.The Well at the Distillery is a historic wedding venue located at Thornton Distilling Company, in Thornton, Illinois. The Bielfeldt family founded the distillery in 1857. The building has survived through fires, floods, and even the Prohibition Era. Al Capone established domain over the premises, only relinquishing his grasp in 1931 during his fall from power. It was in 1957 that beer brewing activities ceased at the facility, taking on various guises of other industries until its restoration in 2014. The Well at the Distillery refurbished the entire space as well as the equipment, bringing to life a new era of alcohol production. Standing as a testament of Chicago's enduring spirit, this venue is proud to share both its history and unique experience with couples celebrating a new chapter of their lives together.There is plenty to both see and explore at The Well at the Distillery. Light floods into nearly every room, illuminating the space with an ethereal glow. The Well at the Distillery offers hands-on planning and wedding day services with recommendations for unique vendors. Couples who are seeking a truly outstanding and memorable venue are encouraged to reach out to discuss their wants and needs to find a solution that is tailor-fit to their wedding occasion.
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