Loft 409 at Upscale Lofts

2147 South Lumber Street, Chicago, IL 60616
Loop

About this space

Our highest rated and most booked photography studio rental offers huge windows, tons of natural light, exposed brick walls, high vaulted ceilings, and boho chic decor, and of course stunning views of the Chicago River and city skyline.

The studio is located next to the Red and Orange train lines and the Halsted and Cermak bus routes. There is also a garage and industrial elevator so unloading equipment is not a problem.

A large studio with four big windows is perfect for photographers, videographers, and various artists.


Prices

Sunday
7:00 am – 10:00 pm
from $65 hire fee per hour
Per hour
7:00 am – 10:00 pm
from $65 hire fee per hour
Note: All prices include sales tax.
Monday
7:00 am – 10:00 pm
from $65 hire fee per hour
Per hour
7:00 am – 10:00 pm
from $65 hire fee per hour
Note: All prices include sales tax.
Tuesday
7:00 am – 10:00 pm
from $65 hire fee per hour
Per hour
7:00 am – 10:00 pm
from $65 hire fee per hour
Note: All prices include sales tax.
Wednesday
7:00 am – 10:00 pm
from $65 hire fee per hour
Per hour
7:00 am – 10:00 pm
from $65 hire fee per hour
Note: All prices include sales tax.
Thursday
7:00 am – 10:00 pm
from $65 hire fee per hour
Per hour
7:00 am – 10:00 pm
from $65 hire fee per hour
Note: All prices include sales tax.
Friday
7:00 am – 10:00 pm
from $65 hire fee per hour
Per hour
7:00 am – 10:00 pm
from $65 hire fee per hour
Note: All prices include sales tax.
Saturday
7:00 am – 10:00 pm
from $65 hire fee per hour
Per hour
7:00 am – 10:00 pm
from $65 hire fee per hour
Note: All prices include sales tax.

Capacity

Standing
up to 10

Catering and drinks

No in-house catering
External catering allowed
Venue doesn’t provide alcohol
BYO alcohol not allowed

Facilities

Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Natural light
Storage space
Free parking is available on-site
Free on-street parking
Blackout Curtains
Dressing Room
Sandbags
Beauty Dish and Octagon light
2 C Stands (more available if needed)
Clamps
Backdrops (green screen, red, tan, white, brown, purple, gray, black, pink, yellow, orange, and blue)
Projector
Flatscreen TV
Whiteboard
Flipchart
PA system / speakers
Conference call facilities
Quiet space
Accommodation available

Music & sound equipment

Own music allowed
Bring your own DJ
Noise restriction

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible
Cargo lift

Rules of the space

Allowed events

Promoted and ticketed events
Wedding licence
Temporary event notices (TENs) available

Host rules

There is no smoking within 15 feet of the building as required by law.
All ages are allowed in the space.
Production insurance is not required.
Furniture and decorations may be moved.
Furniture can be removed for decorations.
Decorations are allowed.
Smoke machines are allowed.
Nudity is allowed.

Cancellation policy: Standard 30 day with Grace Period

Show cancellation details

Welcome to Upscale Lofts! Innovative Photo Studios - created by Artists for Artists.

We are a photography studio available for hourly rental in the South Loop. Our space is perfect for photoshoots, documentaries, music videos, fashion shows, events, and more. Our biggest goal is to make creative spaces accessible to all artists!

We are available for hourly photography and video rentals. Since our start we have grown to over 6 different studio spaces, and our own film production company Upscale Films! We pride ourselves in our industry knowledge, hands-on service and of course our continued creativity in bringing new and unique spaces to our city.


Other spaces and event packages at this venue

from $225
hire fee / per hour

FAQ

Cancellations 30 days in advance will receive a full refund.

Cancellations 30 days to 7 days in advance will receive a 50% refund.

Cancellations for events starting within 7 days are non-refundable.

At Upscale Lofts, the following catering options are available:

  • Bringing your own catering/food is allowed
  • Free parking is available on-site
  • Free on-street parking is available
At Loft 409, you can host various events such as Studio / Production, Meetings, Baby Shower / Tea Party, Filming and Photography, Style.

Here are the recent pricing details for various rooms at Upscale Lofts:

  • Loft 409 hosting 5 guests: $260

For detailed pricing tailored to your event, please contact the venue.

Upscale Lofts is located at 2147 South Lumber Street, in the Loop district of Chicago.


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