166 Symphony Way, Elgin, IL
The Haight is a performance and event venue located in Elgin, IL. It is nestled in a suburb of Chicago, making it convenient for those in the Windy City. This also affords you easy access to the many amenities of the urban center. The venue itself is enveloped by a historic neighborhood, for a romantic and storied setting for your event. A converted warehouse, the building was originally constructed in the 1890s. It began as the Elgin Storage & Transfer Company. This was where the horses and transportation vehicles were kept for the workers of the Elgin watch factory. Over the years numerous companies used the building until 1985 when it was bought by John Haight, who refurbished the building. The Haight features two floors and a rooftop area. This gives the venue an industrial-chic vibe ideal for sophisticated events. Exposed ductwork is accented by brick walls and hardwood flooring. The owners and staff at the venue pride themselves on their amiable service while providing great consideration for the details that make up your special day. At The Haight, there are multiple spaces for hosting any type of gathering. On the first floor, there is room for up to 150 guests standing. This makes the 2,000-square-foot space ideal for the cocktail reception. Then you can move to the second floor, which features 7,000-square-feet of space. 300 people seated or 250 people seated with a dance floor can fit in this event area. You can also take your celebrations outside on the spacious rooftop deck. When you rent the location for your event, you have private access to the site for 12 hours. In the surrounding area, there is also ample parking for your guests to take advantage of. For your convenience, the staff at the venue can help you with floor arrangements and setup and cleanup.