Experience the ultimate venue in Chicago. The magnificent Great Hall at Chicago Union Station is the ideal location for elegant special events, receptions and weddings. Originally designed by famed architect Daniel Burnham ("make no small plans, they have no magic to stir men's blood") and completed in 1925 by the Graham, Anderson, Probst and White Firm, the Great Hall is considered to be one of the greatest indoor spaces in the United States.
Guests are awed as they enter this 20,000 foot classic Beaux Arts style room which boasts 18 soaring Corinthian columns, terracotta walls, a pink Tennessee marble floor and is crowned with a spectacular five-story, barrel-vaulted, atrium ceiling. Opening onto the Great Hall is the Union Gallery, a beautiful 3,500 square foot room, ideal for VIP receptions, lounges, ceremonies and meetings.
The rich history and beauty of the Great Hall has made it a popular location for feature films including The Untouchables, My Best Friend's Wedding, Flags of Our Fathers and many others. Whether you are planning a dinner for 300 or a cocktail reception for 2,500 this timeless setting in one of Chicago's most prestigious landmarks and will be sure to make an unforgettable impression upon your guests.