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The Underground

56 West Illinois St., Chicago, IL 60610 Email Phone Number 312.943.7600 Website

The Underground

56 West Illinois St., Chicago, IL 60610

Retreat to a bold, stylish venue modeled after a top-secret military hideout, complete with a magnificently illuminated world map spanning the interior walls. Sofa seating, robust wood-carved foot-locker cocktail tables, and dramatic lighting from retro fixtures make for an innovative event space that can be dressed up in your color and theme, but that is party-ready in its natural state. Offering premium service, delicious provisions, and all the traditional necessities for an outstanding event.

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At A Glance

Overview

Retreat to a bold, stylish venue modeled after a top-secret military hideout, complete with a magnificently illuminated world map spanning the interior walls. Sofa seating, robust wood-carved foot-locker cocktail tables, and dramatic lighting from retro fixtures make for an innovative event space that can be dressed up in your color and theme, but that is party-ready in its natural state. Offering premium service, delicious provisions, and all the traditional necessities for an outstanding event.

Categories

Independent Event Spaces
Music Clubs
Wine/Champagne Bars
Large Clubs
Bars/Lounges

Buzz

The nationally acclaimed Underground is Chicago’s most exclusive lounge and is the “decoy” to increase attendance at your next event. Entertainment, DJs of all genres, bands, stage, gift bags, logo items, red carpet, rentals, and full-service amenities.

Clients

Nike, Google, Moët & Chandon, Maxim, Motorola, Yahoo, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Glaceau, Accenture, Hostway, Ernst & Young

Memorable Moments

National media acclaim for entertaining A-list celebs like David Beckham, Katy Perry, Kanye West, Fergie, and Vince Vaughn. A four-day event took over the entire venue for custom branding opportunities and live performances by Lollapalooza entertainers.

Awards

Best in the U.S. and Best Operator, Nightclub & Bar Magazine. Nominated Best Unique Holiday Venue, Illinois Meeting & Events Magazine.
America’s Top 10 V.I.P. Lounges, Playboy
Chicago’s Hottest Nightclub, Entertainment Weekly

Affiliations

Meeting Planners International
River North Association
Chicago 2016 Organization

Neighborhood:

River North, River West

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Capacities

Underground: Entire Space

Standing/Reception 300
Banquet -
Theater -
Classroom -
Dimensions -
Ceiling -
Square Feet -

Capacities

Space Standing/
Reception
Banquet Theater Classroom Dimensions Ceiling Square Feet
Underground: Entire Space 300 - - - - - -
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