Located in Chicago, IL, Oak Park Banquets presents its lounge for private gatherings. Operated by The Nineteenth Century Club, this multi-purpose venue hosts a wide range of events from weddings to meetings. This establishment is invested in a non-profit organization that aspires to create a dynamic cultural center for community learning.
Nestled within a historic building, the lounge boasts an inviting and relaxing atmosphere to gather. The room exhibits a traditional ambience, with antique photographs, furnishings, and decorative elements. A beautifully-restored Steinway grand piano contributes to the lounge’s vintage charm. This open room is suitable for those seeking an adaptable space as it can be configured into a variety of layouts.
The lounge area can be used as a dining room, pre-function room, performance space, or meeting area for up to 40 people. Oak Park Banquets’ administration strives to ensure that patrons have everything they need for a successful occasion. By providing a preferred vendor list, they can assist clients with the planning process and securing photographers, caterers, and entertainment.
The Oak Park Banquets landmark building was originally constructed in 1928. Designed by architect James L. Fyfe, the structure is designated within the Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture Historic District. In line with the venue’s mission to provide education and cultural programs to the community, they welcome a wide range of private and not-for-profit get-togethers.