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Glessner House

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1800 S. Prairie Ave., Chicago IL 60616

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H. H. Richardson designed treasure. Explore architecture, history, and design at the 1887 Glessner House, a National Historic Landmark. Guided tours offered by advance ticket only on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday at 11:30am, 1:00pm, and 2:30pm.

Group Amenities

Average Visit/Tour Length 1-2 hours

Virtual Tour,278.29h,100.06t

Miles from O'Hare Airport 20.0

Miles from Midway Airport 10.5

Miles from Navy Pier 4.0

Miles from McCormick Place 0.5

Miles from Downtown 2.0




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Special Interest Tours Offered

Reservation Cancellation Policy No refunds less than 24 hours before scheduled tour.

Reservations Accepted

Airport(s) Served ORD & MDW

Hours of Operation Guided Tours: Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday at 11:30am, 1:00pm, and 2:30pm.


Preferred Catering Providers

Number of Meeting Rooms 2

Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing) 200

Largest Room, Classroom Capacity 100

Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated) 150

Largest Room, Max Capacity 200

Largest Room, Square Footage 4700

In-house/Exclusive Caterer(s)

Complete Buy-out Available

Max Capacity, Theater Style 100

Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing) 225

Max Capacity, Classroom Style 100

Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated) 150

Exclusive Audio/Visual Provider(s)

Total Square Footage of Meeting Space 1700

Max Venue Capacity 200

Private Meeting Space Available

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