• Venue Spotlight: We Built This Dalcy

     
    POSTED October 7, 2019
     

    The Dalcy offers a historical, elegant venue for any type of meeting or event.

  • Venue Spotlight: We Built This Dalcy

     
    POSTED October 7, 2019
     

    The Dalcy offers a historical, elegant venue for any type of meeting or event.

As one of the two original buildings built in Fulton Market, The Dalcy truly helped build the streets of Chicago. With rustic elements from its original architecture and soft, chic décor, The Dalcy is the ideal venue for anyone from history buffs to elegant brides-to-be.

“It feels like a complete space, yet it’s still very much a blank canvas for those who have a specific vision for their upcoming celebration or event,” says Maureen Larson, partner of The Dalcy from Lettuce Entertain You.

The Dalcy boasts 6,000 square feet of event space and a 4,000-square-foot rooftop patio. The space can accommodate up to 550 guests reception-style or 300 guests seated. The room can also be divided into two private, sound-proof spaces for smaller groups.

Every event package at The Dalcy includes all amenities. From tables, chairs and linens to highboys, built-in bars and more, The Dalcy is nearly a one-stop shop for all kinds of events. Also included are A/V and built-in sound systems with five drop-down screens and LCD projectors, making it a great fit for big events or meetings with a media element. Also, The Dalcy shares its kitchen with Aba Restaurant, Larson says, so the menu options and capabilities are endless.

“The Dalcy is the perfect space for any occasion. From corporate holiday parties, annual meetings and award dinners to client events, celebrations or galas, the room is completely transformable to tailor to your needs,” says Larson.

Larson says she often receives feedback from clients expressing gratitude for how easy it is to book an event at The Dalcy. “We have an experienced and talented planning team that goes above and beyond to take the event to the next level,” she says.

For more than 300 years, ranching has been a way of life—and business—in Texas. The uniquely Texan ranch experience has captured the imagination of the world, and ranches have served as uncredited “stars” for some of Hollywood’s most iconic productions: from Reata, the fictitious ranch depicted in the classic movie “Giant,” to the glamorous Southfork Ranch, home of the primetime soap opera “Dallas.” Longhorns, horses, cowboys, rodeos, 10-gallon hats and cowboy boots: There is an alluring mystique surrounding Texas ranches.

 

In November, Dallas-based Todd Interests opened Thompson Dallas, part of hospitality brand Thompson Hotels. Thompson Dallas features 219 rooms, including 52 suites, two penthouse suites, and two culinary destinations.

 

After a year filled with uncertainty and countless projects and proposals put on hold, growth in any sector of the hospitality industry is always welcome news. But a statewide slew of brand-new hotels? That’s something to celebrate. Here, we spotlight just a few of the new properties offering planners and guests new spots to meet, refresh and recharge.