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The James Chicago

55 East Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611 Email Phone Number 312.337.1000 Website

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The James Chicago

55 East Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611

Experience The James' inspired event spaces, with state-of-the-art equipment; creative menus courtesy of David Burke's Primehouse; and expert concierge services tailored to any event. Customize our 7,000 square feet of meeting and event space to accommodate 10 to 300 guests. The unique ballroom boasts 14-foot ceilings, skylights, and a beautiful built-in bar. Incorporate signature event elements, such as a wine tasting in the James Club, or create a lounge atmosphere in our library.

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Overview

Experience The James' inspired event spaces, with state-of-the-art equipment; creative menus courtesy of David Burke's Primehouse; and expert concierge services tailored to any event. Customize our 7,000 square feet of meeting and event space to accommodate 10 to 300 guests. The unique ballroom boasts 14-foot ceilings, skylights, and a beautiful built-in bar. Incorporate signature event elements, such as a wine tasting in the James Club, or create a lounge atmosphere in our library.

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Buzz

A flexible 7,000-square-foot space—with natural lighting; warm, modern design; state-of-the-art audiovisual technology; and complimentary Wi-Fi—it facilitates memorable meetings and functions for groups of as many as 300.

Clients

Nike, IPG, Burberry, NARS Cosmetics

Memorable Moments

The James Chicago opened in 2006 as a stylish alternative for the contemporary leisure or business traveler. The hotel was named to Condé Nast Traveler’s Hot List and Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best awards.

Awards

One of “The World’s Best Hotels” by Travel + Leisure
One of the “Top 10 Sexiest Hotels in the U.S.” by TripAdvisor
Travel Weekly Gold Magellan Award Winner- Lobby/Common Space Design
Illinois Meetings & Events Best Hotel

Preferred Partners

David Burke’s Primehouse

Neighborhood:

River North

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Capacities

Master floorplan
Master Floorplan

Great Room

Standing/Reception 300
Banquet 190
Theater 250
Classroom 180
Dimensions 50 x 50
Ceiling 14
Square Feet 2500

Dining Room

Standing/Reception 70
Banquet 50
Theater 70
Classroom 50
Dimensions 70 x 17
Ceiling 8
Square Feet 1200

Library

Standing/Reception 50
Banquet 40
Theater 60
Classroom 40
Dimensions 47 x 17
Ceiling 8
Square Feet 800

Den

Standing/Reception 40
Banquet 30
Theater 36
Classroom 30
Dimensions 32 x 19
Ceiling 8
Square Feet 600

Private Dining Room

Standing/Reception 15
Banquet -
Theater -
Classroom -
Dimensions 32 x 8
Ceiling 8
Square Feet 450

The James Club

Standing/Reception 50
Banquet -
Theater 54
Classroom 42
Dimensions -
Ceiling -
Square Feet 1000

Capacities

Master floorplan
Master Floorplan
Space Standing/
Reception
Banquet Theater Classroom Dimensions Ceiling Square Feet
Great Room 300 190 250 180 50 x 50 14 2500
Dining Room 70 50 70 50 70 x 17 8 1200
Library 50 40 60 40 47 x 17 8 800
Den 40 30 36 30 32 x 19 8 600
Private Dining Room 15 - - - 32 x 8 8 450
The James Club 50 - 54 42 - - 1000
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