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Oak Park Banquets - Houck Ballroom
Ballroom in Chicago, IL

Packages Starting at $2,400

Between 270 and 400 Guests

Member Since 2020

Floor Plan

About Venue

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Oak Park Banquets in Chicago, IL presents its Houck Ballroom for private parties. This classic building, completed in 1928, was designed by James L. Fyfe and is operated by The Nineteenth Century Club. It is a proud subsidiary of The Nineteenth Century Charitable Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and celebrating historic buildings of note. The ballroom provides a refined backdrop for parties, receptions, and staged performances. The Space The Margaret Houck Ballroom is located on the second floor of Oak Park Banquet’s stately red brick building. It has a capacity of 270 guests for dinner receptions and 400 patrons for theater-style gatherings. Polished wooden floors and simple furnishings are fused with ornate accents such as lavish purple curtains that cover the stage area and antique chandeliers. This is a versatile, naturally-lit space and the layout can be curated to suit numerous functions. The Experience The dedicated staff at Oak Park Banquets are on hand to curate events, providing everything from tables and seating to state-of-the-art Steinway pianos for live entertainment. The on-site catering team is led by head chef John Linton and they strive to create fresh and delicious dishes to suit any occasion. There are a number of cuisine and beverage packages to choose from. Decorations are subject to the venue’s approval, and clients can submit their suggested décor ideas in advance of their event. A coat check service is provided for guests' convenience.

Venue Services

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Amenities

Bathrooms
Air Conditioning
Kid-Friendly
Lighting System
Sound System
Stage
Tables & Chairs
Tableware
Wifi
Covered Outdoor Space
Kitchen Access
Open Outdoor Space
Pet-Friendly

Features

Delivery Access
Elevator
Parking Nearby
Stairs
Wheelchair Accessible
Freight Elevator
On-site Parking
Street Level

Staff & Services

Beverage Services
Cleaning
Coat Check
Equipment Setup & Breakdown
Event Manager
Event Staffing
Food Services
Parking Staff
Security

Vibes

Elegant
Extravagant
Glamorous
Opulent
Romantic
Sophisticated
Traditional

Catering Services

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Courses

Appetizers
Desserts
Entrées
Hors d'oeuvres

Serving Options

Buffet
Chef Stations
Family Style
Plated
DIY Food Bar

Dietary Accommodations

Dairy-free
Gluten-free
Halal
Healthy
Kosher
Nut-free
Organic
Sugar-free
Vegan
Vegetarian

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