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Fun Chicago Activities For Your Bachelorette Party

Bachelorette parties are meant for making long-lasting memories with your closest friends in a city you love. But, many hold the misconception that the best memories come from the wildest parties, such as a trip to Vegas or a bar crawl in the city. We are here to...

7 Dishes To Serve At Your Summer Wedding

When planning a wedding, the style, color palette, and décor are all adjusted to match the season. Yet, many people fail to think about how the time of year should dictate the food you serve! We have pulled together a few of our favorite summer dishes from our menu at...

Late April Wedding At The Estate

As we celebrate with new couples, we can’t help but also remember all of those who have joined us and chosen The Estate as their wedding reception venue. We hope you’ll enjoy our series of “Throw Back Thursday” blog posts featuring past...

The Estate is Featured on TWAphoto.com!

Local Love: The Estate by Gene & Georgetti We are humbled to be featured as a local favorite wedding venue on Timothy Whaley Photography’s blog! “As local wedding professionals, we’ve had the opportunity to work with countless couples and many amazing...

6 Things To Do After Getting Engaged! 

Engaged?! Congrats! Now What? He asked, you said “yes,” and you celebrated with family and friends. But after all the excitement and festivities end, couples oftentimes find themselves asking the overwhelming questions: “now what?” and “where do we begin?” We are...

Katie’s Tiffany & Co. Themed Bat Mitzvah

We’re honored to be Chicagoland’s preferred special events venue, we have the privilege of hosting a variety of events from weddings and corporate events to holiday parties and showers.  More recently we have had the pleasure in sharing in the rite of...

Francine + Bernard Celebrate Their Wedding At The Estate

As we celebrate with new couples, we can’t help but also remember all of those who have joined us and chosen The Estate as their wedding reception venue. We hope you’ll enjoy our series of “Throw Back Thursday” blog posts featuring past...

Beautiful Red Roses Make The Perfect Centerpiece

As we celebrate with new couples, we can’t help but also remember all of those who have joined us and chosen The Estate as the venue to live out such special moments. We hope you’ll enjoy our series of “Throw Back Thursday” blog posts featuring...
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