Ingersoll-Blackwelder Mansion Chicago, Illinois

Gorgeous mansion for event rental in Morgan Park/Beverly Hills (the Ridge Historic District in Chicago). The first floor has a large welcoming foyer and coat closet. The event space on the first floor includes a large living room, an enormous dining room, and large library - each with 13-foot ceilings and furnished with antiques. In addition to these spaces on the first floor, there is a large, four-season enclosed porch. There are also many rooms on the second floor for entertaining. The home has hardwood, tile, and natural stone throughout. There is also a stunning staircase with a landing - perfect for a wedding. Finally, there is a large outdoor space in mild weather. Outside there is a deck, a concrete patio, a large area of blacktop and concrete, a large lawn, and a formal fruit and vegetable garden. The property is just under an acre making it one of the largest properties in Chicago that is privately held. The rental is for the entire home’s use. You are free to use a caterer of choice. The home is one minute from I-57 and 15 minutes from the Chicago Loop.

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Contact Info

10910 South Prospect Avenue • Chicago, IL • 60643

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Venue Details

Capacity (Seated / Cocktail): 200 / 200

We can accommodate up to 200 guests using several of the rooms of the mansion.

Max Number of Simultaneous Events: 1

Outside Catering Permitted (BYO): Yes

Venue Type/Style: Mansion, Inn, Garden, Historical Building

On-Site Cuisine Options: Use Your Own Caterer


Budget Tier: $

Site/Rental Fee: $2,500

2018 Rates Mondays-Thursdays $1300 rental 12 hours of event time Fridays-Sundays $2500 rental for 16 hours of event time 2019 Rates Mondays-Thursdays $1600 rental 12 hours of event time Fridays-Sundays $2900 rental for 16 hours of event time We are highly competitive in terms of pricing as compared to other historic homes or loft spaces available throughout Illinois. Further, we do not require use of any specific vendor, although we do provide interested parties a list of vendors well-known to the area and to the owners. We also offer very desirable packages for multiple day rentals with overnight lodging for gatherings including family reunions, weddings, holiday events, and conferences/workshops. Additional lodging is available in historic homes throughout the Ridge historic district or at nearby hotels within a ten-mile radius.

Venue Features

  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bridal Room
  • Buffet Menu Available
  • Coat Check
  • Full Kitchen Access
  • Garden
  • Group Rates
  • Guest Accomodations
  • Internet Access
  • Onsite Ceremony
  • Open Sunday
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Outdoor Reception
  • Outside Catering Permitted
  • Tables and Chairs
  • WiFi Access