Please review the information and photos of our space below and fill out the form with information regarding your event. 826CHI staff will follow up within one week of receiving your request. If your event is a good fit, a meeting and walkthrough will be scheduled, and we will reach a detailed facility use agreement.
Basic Information:- The capacity of our writing lab is approx. 60-75 depending on furniture setup.- Event Organizers have access to 10 tables, 60 chairs, a whiteboard wall, and a small stage. Our facility is equipped with wifi, a projector, and a limited sound system with one microphone and a small speaker. - Our conference room, which seats 9, is available for smaller meetings.- We do not have a kitchen facility, but outside food and drink is permitted. - Alcohol may only be served by individuals with Illinois BASSET certification. The Event Organizer must provide documentation of licensing. Underage drinking is never permitted. Enforcement of these rules is the responsibility of the Event Organizer.
Generally, our spaces are available during the following times:Monday-Thursday: 7pm-10pmFriday: 5pm-10pmSaturdays and Sundays: Varies All events and clean up must be over by 10pm. Prior approval is needed for events outside of listed hours or events past 10pm. Additional fees may apply. 826CHI reserves the right to refuse any event request that conflicts with a student program.
Cost:$100 per hour (including setup and cleanup)$200 security deposit due at time of bookingNonprofit and partner rates are available, and payment via in-kind donation is negotiable.
If you have any additional questions, please reach out to our Operations Manager, Tyler Stoltenberg, at email@example.com.