Event Spaces

Double Decker Delights: Two Floors of Event Space Where Cozy Gatherings Level Up!

Venue OverDrive offers two unique event spaces, each occupying an exclusive floor in our charming historic building in the original automotive district of Chicago. Picture this: your guests enjoying an unforgettable night, surrounded by character-filled exposed brick walls with the convenience of a private elevator.

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Second Floor

Cozy & Convivial

Welcome to our intimate second-floor event space, a cozy setting ideal for smaller, lively gatherings. The space can comfortably house up to 55 guests for a reception-style event, and the built-in bar complete with stools sets the stage for a casual and jovial atmosphere. Also at your disposal is a unique bench seating area for 18 guests, adding a relaxed feel. And don’t forget about our highboys paired with bar stools, which serve as the perfect spots for your guests to mix and mingle.


  • Reception style up to 55 guests

  • Built-in bar with bar stools

  • Bench seating for 18

  • Highboys with bar stools

  • Conference style with projector for 20 guests

Third Floor

Versatile & Elegant

Our third-floor event space is a versatile canvas ready to host a variety of events. Picture a lively reception, the room echoing with chatter and laughter from your guests. For more formal occasions, we can accommodate a seated dinner, with plenty of room for dancing and merriment. If you’re planning a corporate event, we can set up a conference-style meeting with every word and image crisply projected on a large screen. For educational sessions or workshops, the space can transform into a conducive environment for a classroom-style meeting. Rental of this space includes stylish highboys paired with chic chairs, cabaret tables with sleek black folding chairs, and all tables elegantly draped in black linens.


  • Reception style up to 100 guests
  • Seated dinner with dance floor up to 80 guests
  • Conference-style Meeting with Projector and Screen for 40 guests
  • Classroom-style Meeting with Projector and Screen for 50 guests