200-450 guests

The Ferris Room is available for parties of 200 or more guests.
 The rental space includes the outdoor patio.
 Minimum guarantee  of 200 guests

The room connects to a private terrace, which offers railside views, and includes outdoor seating and sculptural planters made from recycled industrial elements.  With 12 foot ceilings and an open concept floor plan The Ferris room’s “blank canvas” offers the perfect setting for an in-room ceremony, traditional reception, unique event, or  private party.  It all begins with a single vision—yours—and Starline Factory will turn that vision into a reality, from start to finish.  Inquire now to learn more.


120 or less guests
This intimate space, Bi level room is perfect for


 Small Weddings

Bridal / Baby Showers

This two-story space is yours to transform for any special event from an intimate seated dinner to a reception with small plates and cocktails.  The first floor features arched windows, exposed brick, a salvaged antique bar, and original timber beams and columns.  A handcrafted steel and wood staircase connects the two floors.  The second floor, offers a private escape, with ivy framed glass block windows and an open air balcony overlooking a brick lined passageway.  The large windows and sky lights infuse the rooms with natural light by day and reflect the intimate decor by night.  The unique design of the 1883 Room provides the perfect setting for your event, one that guests will talk about for years to come.  Inquire now to learn more.


100-180 guests
The Helm Room has a wonderful industrial flair
& holds just under 180 guests.
Minimum guarantee of 100 guests


Our famous and history rich Helm Room can be a dream turned into reality & always with an element of old world sophisticated charm.

Hunt Chapel

We also offer the Hunt Chapel for On-Site ceremony as an add-on option.

Walk down the aisle in a traditionally elegant industrial setting.  The Hunt Chapel at the Starline Factory provides the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable ceremony.

Beautifully carved antique church pews, a pipe organ dating back to 1907, and a W.W. Kimball Whitney Baby Grand Piano paired with iron lanterns and touches of grapevine, floral and greenery work together seamlessly to create an air of romance.  Original wood beams and columns, exposed brick, and natural light from south facing windows frame the ceremony space, which is truly one-of-a-kind.


300 W. Front St. Harvard, IL 60033

Tel: 815 943 4805



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Built in 1883, Starline Factory, orignally Hunt, Helm, Ferris and Company, has been transformed into a historic, event and studio space.  copyright 2012-2018Starline Factory, Inc.