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The Underground

56 West Illinois St., Chicago, IL 60654 Email Phone Number 312.943.7600 Website

The Underground

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56 West Illinois St., Chicago, IL 60654

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Main club room with customized lighting, booth seating and 40 foot LED video wall

Upscale, plush lounge room with leather sofas, drip LED lighting and separate DJ booth

Large booths provide plenty of seating areas for guests

A subway style entrance brings guests Underground

Warm lighting creates a cozy and plush atmosphere in the lounge space

The club room can be set for a seated dinner

The tunnel from the lounge to the club connects the two rooms

Create impact on the street level with a red carpet entrance

Overview: A stylish venue, recently renovated to include a 40 ft LED video wall, innovative lighting and sound and two distinct rooms. Offering full service event production, and catering from Rockit Ranch’s award-winning restaurants, this venue is perfect for a unique social or corporate event of up to 450.


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Overview

A stylish venue, recently renovated to include a 40 ft LED video wall, innovative lighting and sound and two distinct rooms. Offering full service event production, and catering from Rockit Ranch’s award-winning restaurants, this venue is perfect for a unique social or corporate event of up to 450.

Categories

Independent Event Spaces
Entertainment Venues/Performance Spaces
Music Clubs
Bars/Nightclubs/Lounges
Large Nightclubs
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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Underground: Entire Space

Standing/Reception 425
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Space Standing/
Reception
Banquet Theater Classroom Dimensions Ceiling Square Feet
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