About This Project

The Keith House
1900 S Prairie Ave., Chicago, IL 60616


The Keith House, a distinct 1870s mansion, is in the heart of the renowned Prairie Avenue Historic District, 10 minutes from downtown Chicago and three blocks from McCormick Place, next to the beautiful Chicago Women’s Park and Gardens.

The space has three distinct rooms: the art gallery, the parlor and the dining room. We can accommodate 20-90 people depending on type of event. The space may be rented from 9 a.m. through 10 p.m.
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The Keith House at 1900 S. Prairie Avenue was completed in 1870 and was designed by J. R. Roberts in the Victorian Châteauesque style, combining classical and French motifs. The house has been in the same family since 1978 when they opened an art gallery and continue to foster community through art shows and other civic gatherings.

In the late 19th century, Prairie Avenue between 16th and 22nd Streets was Chicago’s original “Gold Coast.” Legendary families like Kimball, Glessner, Armour, Coleman, Field and Pullman — Chicago’s business and civic elite — lived in opulence along the tree-lined avenue. It was called “the sunny street that holds the sifted few.