Designed as a Fellowship Hall for the nearby congregation of St. Patrick’s Church, the space also serves as an event venue for building tenants at 625 W. Monroe. The 20,000 sf space features design cues from the original OSP church building of 1850, including Romanesque masonry elements, wood doors, and the subtle use of Celtic motifs. To accommodate both spiritual and secular usage, a delicate balance required flexibility and simplification of religious symbolism. The build-out includes a two-level main hall for large (800+ people) gatherings, a catering kitchen, sacristy, conference rooms, and a generous pre-function space. Visit Crain’s Chicago Business to see 2019’s Best New Event Spaces.