Chicago Cultural Center

78 E. Washington St. | Chicago, IL 60601

  • Services Provided: Events Management
  • Submarket: East Loop
  • Type: Public Event Venue
  • Architect: Coolidge, C. A. Spencer, Robert C
  • Year Built: 1893

Established in 1991 by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, the Chicago Cultural Center is one of the city’s most popular attractions. The Landmark building was completed in 1897 as Chicago’s first central public library and maintains its significance to the public, hosting hundreds of free events every year that feature music, dance, theatre, lectures, art exhibitions and family events. Built to be an architectural showplace, the Chicago Cultural Center is also known for its elegant interior and being home to the world’s largest stain-glassed Tiffany dome.

Property Facts

  • Visited by hundreds of thousands of visitors every year
  • Houses the city's official reception venue
  • Hosts private events, including corporate functions and weddings
  • Hosted the highly anticipated 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial
  • Designated as a Chicago Landmark Building