splashEver After: Danielle Weisberg & Adam Heller

For their September 5 nuptials at Bridgeport Art Center’s Skyline Loft (1200 W. 35th), the couple fused their New York and Chicago backgrounds — think Chicago Bulls and New York Knicks-branded Rice Krispie treats and dual skyline invites and programs. “We wanted our wedding to showcase our life together, which meant a merger of a lot of aspects of who we are,” Weisberg says…

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{Venue Spotlight} Bridgeport Art Center

NOV. 4, 2014

SCULPTURE GARDEN GALLERY

The Sculpture Garden Gallery, located on the first floor of the Bridgeport Art Center, defines raw urban elegance with a decor that emphasizes reconstruction and refurbished elements and finishes. The architectural elements from this historic 1911 building include timber construction, exposed…

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BEST UNIQUE CHICAGO VENUES

OCT. 1st, 2014

The Bridgeport Art Center, known as the “Skyline Loft” offers a great option, with 18,000 sq. ft of open loft space, rustic bathrooms and lots of natural light. They also offer “Sculpture Garden Gallery” which is…

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REHABILITATION INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO’S BENEFIT PARTY

The Women’s Board of the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago shook up its annual Benefit Party, treating partygoers to cocktails, a decadent dinner and entertainment by top international DJ Michael Smith on Oct. 24. Co-chaired by Carrie Grant, Britt Taner and Kristi Brown, the fête brought 450 guests to the Bridgeport Art Center (1200 W. 35th) for…

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About an hour after my flight touched down at O’Hare, and five blocks after I hopped off the El’s Blue Line stop at Logan Square, Chicago embraced me with a warm hug in the form of a barrel-aged doppelbock — a mini goblet of sweet vanilla lusciousness with a boozy note of rum… 2,000 people jostling for more than 200 barrel-aged beers at the Bridgeport Art Center on the South Side…

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Pavithra Nagarajan & Stephen Knoepfler in the New York Times!_1170748

Pavithra Venkataraman Nagarajan and Stephen Michael Knoepfler were married May 27 at the Bridgeport Art Center Sculpture Garden in Chicago.

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Best 2015 Event Spaces

Skyline Loft listed in 2015 best event spaces! “If you’ve ever sat through a work dinner in a dull ballroom, you know that setting is a make-or-break element of events. So in the run-up to this year’s guide to the best places in Chicago, Crain’s surveyed event professionals and meeting gurus on their go-to spots. Below you’ll find top vote-getters and editors’ picks in three loose categories—formal, casual and out-of-the-box (think team-building and brainstorming bashes)—along with…”

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