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Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom


1106 W. Lawrence Ave., Chicago IL 60640

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With its extraordinary architectural design and aesthetics, the Aragon Ballroom is one of Chicago’s amazing Historic venues. The Aragon Ballroom Chicago was built in 1926 by brothers William and Andrew Karzas, and at a cost of $2 million (considering the price of admission was only ninety cents). The most elaborate venues of its time, soon after its opening, the Aragon Ballroom was called “the most beautiful ballroom in the world. It was designed to replicate a Spanish palace courtyard with its”Crystal chandeliers, mosaic tiles, beautiful arches, extravagant balconies and terra-cotta ceilings combine to create a truly magnificent and unqiue venue in the Aragon Ballroom Chicago. But the venue is about much more than just fine trimmings.
Depending on the type of event, the Aragon Ballroom Chicago can be arranged to accommodate anywhere from 700 to 4,500 spectators – a flexibility which has enabled the Aragon Ballroom Chicago to book many major entertainment dates. Over the years, the Aragon Ballroom Chicago has played host to everything from concerts and movie/video productions, to wrestling and boxing matches, dances, television programs and various corporate and private events. Frank Sinatra, The Doors, Grateful Dead, Joe Cocker, The Flamming Lips,The Pixies, The White Strips and Nirvana are just a few of the big names featured on the Aragon Ballroom schedule in the past.

Health and Safety

Health Screening Required-Staff

Masks Required-Guest

Masks Required-Staff

CDC Recommended Cleaning Procedures

Hand Wash/Sanitizer Stations

Wheelchair Accessible

Motorcoach ParkingOn-site

Separate Group Entrance

Group Capacity4000

Miles from O'Hare Airport14.0

Miles from Midway Airport19.0

Miles from Navy Pier6.0

Miles from McCormick Place9.0

Miles from Downtown7.0


Live Music

Self-Parking AvailableOn-site

Airport(s) ServedORD & MDW

Hours of OperationOpen during events and by appointment.


Buy-out Max Capacity4873

Preferred Catering Providers

Total Square Footage of Exhibit Space20000

Largest Room, Theater Capacity1400

Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing)4200

Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated)1100

Largest Room, Ceiling Height49.0

Exhibit Space Available

Largest Room, Max Capacity4500

Largest Room, Square Footage27155

Off-Site Catering Allowed

Complete Buy-out Available

Max Capacity, Theater Style1400

Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing)4000

Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated)1300

Max Venue Capacity8873

Permanent Stage

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