Greenhouse Loft | Wedding Venue
2545 W DIVERSEY AVE, CHICAGO, IL 60647
Best known as Chicago’s most sustainable wedding venue, Greenhouse Loft is located in the nearly-eponymous Green Exchange building, a Platinum LEED Certified property. You’ll find the event space bright and welcoming with ample natural light filling the space through floor-to-ceiling windows and views of the beautifully landscaped rooftop garden.
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Ceremony & Reception Locations
The window-filled loft at the venue is the most transformable space thanks to towering 16-foot ceilings, ample windows, and a track and drape system so the space and be divided for both ceremony or reception use. The loft space includes a custom bar for entertaining your guests after you say “I do!”
During the warmer months of the year, you have the option of sharing your vows and tying the knot in the Skygarden at Greenhouse Loft, a private, 3,500 square foot outdoor green space.
Described by Greenhouse staff as “funky and always” fresh, the adjoining art gallery is the perfect space to host an eclectic cocktail hour. Highboy cocktail tables (included in your rental) are the perfect height to promote conversation.
Wedding Day Amenities at Greenhouse Loft
Your event rental at Greenhouse Loft includes a comprehensive list of amenities to make your day special, including:
- Outdoor garden access
- Art gallery access
- Open catering list (that means bring your favorite approved caterer!)
- Custom 8-foot farm tables
- Custom cocktail tables
- Onsite security and coat check
- White Tolix and natural wood chairs for indoor and outdoor seating options
- Custom bar, BYOB approved!
- DJ services and custom DJ booth provided by Style Matters DJs
- Private bridal suite
- A/V equipment: Projector, video wall, and included graphic design services
- Candle treatment
- Track & drape room dividers for flexible room layouts
- Onsite parking (up to 30 vehicles)
- Onsite event coordinator
The staff at Greenhouse Loft make sustainability a priority in everything they do to serve couples, as well as how they interact with other vendors. All activity at the venue is centered around three key principles: Reduce, reuse, recycle. Caterers are encouraged to source locally-farmed foods, and event staff use non-plastic, eco-friendly utensils and non-toxic cleaning supplies. Additional eco-friendly initiatives include the use of reclaimed and restored furniture and building materials, as well as on-site compost and recycling systems that reduce up to 90% of event-generated waste.
Cost of a Wedding at Greenhouse Loft
For events taking place from January to March, Saturday weddings start at $6,000. Events occurring April through December begin at $11,000 for Saturday rentals. All event rentals include access to the full venue from 12:00 pm to 12:00 am. Reduced rates for Friday and Sunday events are also available. Saturday rates apply to New Year’s Eve as well as the Sundays of both Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends. For full event pricing, be sure to refer to the pricing schedule available here: Greenhouse Loft 2021-2023 Rates