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Chicago, IL Event Venues/Ballrooms/The Newberry - Ruggles Hall
The Newberry - Ruggles Hall - Ballroom - Chicago, ILThe Newberry - Ruggles Hall - Ballroom - Chicago, IL
The Newberry - Ruggles Hall - Ballroom - Chicago, ILThe Newberry - Ruggles Hall - Ballroom - Chicago, IL

The Newberry - Ruggles Hall
Ballroom in Chicago, IL

Packages Starting at $3,000

Between 200 and 300 Guests

3,120 SQ Feet

Member Since 2020

Floor Plan

About Venue

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The Newberry is a library venue located in Chicago, IL, that presents its ballroom, Ruggles Hall. Opened in 1887, this research library is situated across from Washington Park and is a short walk from the Magnificent Mile. The elegant banquet hall is suitable for large gatherings including weddings, galas, performances, presentations, and more. The Space Ruggles Hall is defined by its timeless grandeur and incorporates both modern and classic elements. The spacious function room boasts large windows offering views of the city and park. Mahogany walls and hardwood floors with a herringbone pattern give the space a warm atmosphere. Overhead, vintage chandeliers illuminate the space as the sun sets. The Experience The Newberry is equipped with a wide variety of amenities to accommodate special occasions, and their events team is delighted to assist clients. The venue will also provide a member of staff to oversee the execution of the event. The library’s exhibits are open during events and guests are invited to view them. Ruggles Hall is equipped with an audiovisual system for entertainment during each event. The venue also has a baby grand Steinway piano that clients can use for live music if they wish. Exquisite dining services are arranged through the venue’s partnered caterers who are experienced in working with the library’s staff and spaces.

Venue Services

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Amenities

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

Features

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

Staff & Services

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

Vibes

Elegant

Catering Services

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Courses

Appetizers
Desserts
Entrées
Hors d'oeuvres

Serving Options

Buffet
Chef Stations
DIY Food Bar
Family Style
Plated

Dietary Accommodations

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

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