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Gage Building

18 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL
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Facing Millennium Park, the historic Gage Building offers two unique event spaces. Built in 1899, it was originally designed by Holabird & Roche for three millinery firms, and architect Louis Sullivan designed its ornamental terracotta façade. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.

Gage Loft on 7

This 19th century masterpiece features marble floors, limestone columns, crown molding and panoramic views of Lake Michigan and Millennium Park. Its antique charm beautifully meets today’s technology with an interactive smart board multimedia system. Breakout spaces are available nearby, making the Loft on 7 a gem for conferences, meetings, and workshops.

Features

  • Built-in registration desk
  • Back-lit glass wall with murals of Millennium Park
  • Marble flooring, coupled with carpeting for acoustics
  • Interactive smart board multimedia system
  • Nearby breakout spaces
  • Ample parking available in Grant Park's underground parking facility with over 2,000 spaces, located 30 yards south of the building's entrance.

Capacities

  • Cocktail receptions, 100
  • Seated receptions, 50
  • Lectures, 75

Interested in renting the Loft on 7? Fill out our inquiry form.

Gage Loft on 7, set up for presentation
Gage Gallery

Equipped with a built-in screen and projector, the first-floor Gage Gallery is ideal for lectures, presentations, and small receptions. The Gallery is home to regular photography exhibits that fit with Roosevelt’s social-justice mission, and it is one of only a handful of galleries in the country that exhibits documentary photography solely for educational purposes. Recent exhibitions have explored themes including immigration, incarceration, gun violence, terrorism, mental illness, LGBTQ activism, and poverty, and recently featured artists include Eugene Richards, Noor’s Nina Berman and Jon Lowenstein, Edmund Clark, Milton Rogovin, and VII’s Jessica Dimmock, among others.

Features

  • Built-in screen and projector

Capacities

  • Receptions, 50
  • Lectures, 60

Interested in renting the Gage Gallery? Fill out our inquiry form

Gage Gallery
The Gage Gallery entrance is on the first floor of the Gage Building.
The Gage Gallery entrance is on the first floor of the Gage Building.
The Gage Loft on 7 is ideal for conferences and workshops.
The Gage Loft on 7 is ideal for conferences and workshops.
Check in attendees at the Gage Loft on 7 entrance.
Check in attendees at the Gage Loft on 7 entrance.