Our 1,000 square foot studio is ideal for your next creative event! Located on the street level just steps from the Southport Corridor in the Lakeview neighborhood, the studio has a modern, yet artistic aesthetic. The tall ceilings, exposed brick wall, and natural light are a great backdrop for your next event. We are a BYOB venue that comfortably seats 30 at tables and 50 standing.

The space is perfect for a variety of events: workshops, photo shoots, filmings, pop-up shops, parties, offsite meetings, interviews, screenings, art galleries, bridal and baby showers, and any other meeting or creative celebration you can dream up. We do not have any catering restrictions.

Features:
- 13-foot ceilings
- Natural light with large, north-facing storefront and additional south-facing windows
- Exposed brick
- Kitchenette with ample counter space, full fridge, utility sink, electric kettle, microwave, and coffee machine
- 3 large dining/conference tables, 1 large studio table (4'x7'), 30 chairs, and 8 stools
- 2 additional folding tables can be provided if requested
- Single-occupancy restroom
- High-speed wifi and Bluetooth speaker
- Projector and white projection surface
- Pet-friendly
- Discounts available for non-profits and weekday rentals.

Parking/Neighborhood:
- Free parking on Irving Park, metered parking on Southport, and free parking on side streets pending baseball season.
- Easily accessible by public transportation - steps from Ashland and Clark buses, Sheridan Red Line, and Southport Brown Line.
- Located near the vibrant retail, dining, and entertainment of Southport Corridor. Music Box Theatre, Starbucks, Southern France Patisserie, Jewel Osco, CVS, The Roost, Tango Sur, 5411 Empanadas, among many more.

Space Usage EditEdit Space Usage

Permitted Uses Exhibition, Studio Art, Meeting, Reading, Screening, Video/Film Shoot, Photo Shoot, Class, Special Event, Rehearsal
Disciplines Dance, Music, Theatre, Film, Visual Art
Restrictions On Use In addition to accepting our damage policy, client agrees to: 1a) NOT sell alcohol to guests (must be bundled with a ticket) as we do NOT have a liquor sale license; 1b) NOT give alcohol to minors; 1c) NOT take open alcohol outside onto city property; 2) NOT bring in outside sound systems or DJs + keep overall noise/music at an appropriate level for residential neighbors upstairs; 3) NOT exceed 50 guests at any time; 4a) NOT move large furniture without first receiving permission + return all moved items, 4b) MUST use time allowed within your rental period to set up and clean-up. Guests are welcome to decorate the space for their event. All decorations must be removed by the end of your event. 5) Leave kitchen in same order in which it was found; 6) Clean up after any pets in the space. Any damages incurred by pets in the space will be at client's expense; 7) Leave trash bags & recycling in designated areas + flatten cardboard boxes before wrapping up, 8) On-site supervisor will be provided and on-site for all events to provide access and lock-up after rentals.

Availability

(This listing doesn't share availability yet)

Booking Policies EditEdit Booking Policies

How To Book

Reach out to Leigh via e-mail to book the space or fill out our venue rental questionnaire here - http://bit.ly/ivrentalinquiry.

Hours Of Operation Sunday - Thursday 7am-10pm Friday - Saturday 7am - 11pm Availability is subject to change due to our events calendar.
Rental Policy In reserving the space, the client accepts responsibility for the actions of themselves and guests during time spent at our space. In the event that damage does occur, the client will be billed accordingly after the event. Non-refundable deposit ($200) is required to secure your rental. This can be paid online with credit or debit card. The remaining balance is due on the day of your event and can be paid in person with credit, debit, or check.
Cancellation Policy Cancellations made 2 weeks or more in advance can apply their deposit to a future event date. Otherwise, the deposit is forfeited and another deposit must be paid for another event date.
Open to last minute space requests. true
Booking Requirements Deposit
Rental Personnel On site manager, Rates include some or all equipment
Performance Personnel -
Payment Types Check, Credit card
Options -
Other Allowed Activities Alcohol permitted

Features EditEdit Features

Space Dimensions 1000.0 sqft
Space Features Column-free, Air-conditioned, Heated, Industrial sink, Raw, Tall ceilings, brick wall, white wall
Technology Cell service, Internet access, WiFi, Live streaming, Bluetooth speaker, projector available for a fee.
Flooring Wood-look vinyl
Stage Configuration -
Stage Dimensions -
Seating capacity 30
Seating Flexible seating

Equipment EditEdit Equipment

Lighting Fluorescent, Incandescent, Natural lighting/windows
Furniture Chairs, Tables, Ladder
Amenities Kitchen/pantry, Private restroom
Instruments and Accessories -
Audio Equipment MP3/auxiliary input, Wireless Bluetooth speaker available.
Video/Film Equipment Digital projector, White wall suitable for projecting. Projector available for a fee.
Studio Arts/Maker Equipment Miscellaneous craft equipment - scissors, brushes, cutting mats.

Accessibility Accessibility_active EditEdit Accessibility

Parking Street parking, Bike rack
Accessibility Accessible without stairs
Audience Services -
Miscellaneous -

Rates EditEdit Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Exhibition $100-$125 $600 - -
Studio Art $100-$125 $600 - -
Meeting $100-$125 $600 - -
Reading $100-$125 $600 - -
Screening $100-$125 $600 - -
Video/Film Shoot $100-$125 $600 - -
Photo Shoot $100-$125 $600 - -
Class $100-$125 $600 - -
Special Event $100-$125 $600 - -
Rehearsal $100-$125 $600 - -

Non-Profit Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Exhibition $90-$112.50 $540 - -
Studio Art $90-$112.50 $540 - -
Meeting $90-$112.50 $540 - -
Reading $90-$112.50 $540 - -
Screening $90-$112.50 $540 - -
Video/Film Shoot $90-$112.50 $540 - -
Photo Shoot $90-$112.50 $540 - -
Class $90-$112.50 $540 - -
Special Event $90-$112.50 $540 - -
Rehearsal $90-$112.50 $540 - -

Membership Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Exhibition $100-$125 $600 - -
Studio Art $100-$125 $600 - -
Meeting $100-$125 $600 - -
Reading $100-$125 $600 - -
Screening $100-$125 $600 - -
Video/Film Shoot $100-$125 $600 - -
Photo Shoot $100-$125 $600 - -
Class $100-$125 $600 - -
Special Event $100-$125 $600 - -
Rehearsal $100-$125 $600 - -

This space was last updated on Wednesday, October 03, 2018 at 2:16PM