Ever 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…

{Venue Spotlight} Bridgeport Art Center

Nov. 4, 2014


Jewell Events Catering

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…


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…


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…

In Chicago, a Tasting Tour of Barrel-Aged Beer

SEPT. 30, 2014

Nov. 4, 2014

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…

Pavithra Nagarajan & Stephen Knoepfler in the New York Times!

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

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…”