The Ivy Room is one of Chicago's premier private dining and event spaces. Located at Medinah Tree Studios in the heart of River North and just a few blocks from the world-renowned Magnificent Mile, and other attractions such as Millennium and Grant Parks, the Loop, and the Navy Pier, the Ivy Room is a modern oasis that exudes timeless elegance and charm. The versatile venue can accommodate a wide variety of small and large events for up to 200 guests with several beautiful spaces to choose from, including a ballroom, lower level lounge, and a pretty courtyard garden. For smaller functions, the Ivy Room has a sister space called The Dining Room at Tree Studios.

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The Dining Room at Tree Studios is a beautifully appointed space with a private dining room and a state-of-the-art chef’s kitchen and can be used for smaller and more intimate cocktail parties and receptions. The kitchen’s Executive Chef can create customized menus featuring fresh, locally sourced ingredients for every budget and taste, and the Dining Room is available for day-time, as well as evening affairs.


The Ivy Room features several beautifully-appointed and versatile spaces that can accommodate up to 200 guests for intimate ceremonies and lavish receptions and formal dinners. A grand ballroom has smooth wooden floors, large windows that flood the space with natural light, cream drapery and high ceilings with downlighters that create an elegant and romantic ambiance. The ballroom is decorated in soft, neutral tones and can be adorned according to guest tastes and themes. A lower lounge offers a comfortable place for cocktail parties and smaller gatherings, and a secluded outdoor garden is ideal for alfresco-style receptions or intimate ceremonies.


Services and amenities that are available with the rental of the venue include use of the site for six hours, set-up and clean-up of the site, an onsite manager to handle all the details on the day, full kitchen facilities for catering and food preparation, a tasting menu for up top four guests, a bride’s dressing area and suite, and a coat check room with an attendant. Also offered are a doorman on the day of the event, security throughout the event, rehearsal for the wedding day, audiovisual equipment, tables and chairs, linens, napkins, silverware, glassware, and votive candles, and valet parking for an additional fee.

General Information

The Ivy Room is located at 12 East Ohio Street and valet parking for an additional fee. The venue is wheelchair accessible and has high-speed wireless Internet connectivity. The Ivy Room has easy access to many hotels, guesthouses, and other accommodations, as well as award-winning restaurants, cafés and coffee shops, bars and nightclubs. Chicago offers an array of activities and attractions to enjoy from art galleries and museums like the Art Institute of Chicago and the Richard H. Driehaus Museum, famous sites such as the Magnificent Mile and the Sky Deck on the 103rd floor of the former Sears Tower, and docent-led tours of the iconic skyscrapers, beautiful hotels and legendary houses designed by the globally acclaimed architect, Frank Lloyd Wright.

12 East Ohio Street, Chicago 60611, Phone: 312-645-7760

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