Keith House




The Keith House, a distinct 1870s mansion, is located in the heart of the renowned Prairie Avenue Historic District, 10 minutes from downtown Chicago and three blocks from McCormick Place. The Keith House also offers breathtaking views of the Chicago Women’s Park and Gardens, commemorating important women in Chicago’s history, with intricate pathways, ornate flower beds and a central fountain. Picture a beautiful outdoor ceremony on the lush lawn, surrounded by all your friends and family. Your guests will be moved by your special moment in history at this special venue. The great room, complete with an airy, vaulted ceiling and wooden floors offers a fantastic ceremony space in colder months. After your vows, guests are treated to delicious food and cocktails to celebrate your big day. Dance the night away with your new spouse, surrounded by the vintage charm of Keith House.

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Mansion


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 70 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 80 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 70 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at 9:00AM. Events must end by 10:00PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $4,500 for a ceremony and reception and includes 12 hours of rental time. The fee for a ceremony only wedding is $1,500 - $1,750.00.
We are only booking through September 30, 2018 at this time.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Keith House is estimated at between $8,594 and $14,795 for a ceremony & reception for 50 guests.





Amenities Included

Wedding planning services
Ceremony arch
Dance floor
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Day-of coordinator
Kitchen for prep only
Valet or public parking for a fee

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 9:30PM