The Event Space

Ferris Room

Beautiful Wedding Venue in a historic building in Harvard, IL

Offering an Unparalleled Backdrop for Your Event

Step through what was once a working freight elevator into The Ferris Room, and you will be greeted by exposed brick walls lined with oversized windows. Each window is framed by the ivy that grows across the entirety of the building’s exterior. The center of the room is defined by two 10-foot-long vaulted skylights. Modern and industrial touches throughout the space include; two handcrafted bars, original steal & wood doors, and raw wood columns and beams adorned with thousands of café string lights.

Guest Capacity
Up to 350 Seated
Up to 400 Standing

Ideal For
Wedding ceremony, Wedding reception, Cocktail hour

Included in this room
Bridal Suite

Helm Room

Our Space... Your Way

What makes The Helm Room different is that it shares a wall of windows with the building’s original boiler room. This allows guests to peer into what has now been converted to a greenhouse! As you look around the room you will see touches of antique factory equipment, and elements of the building’s original infrastructure. With just the flick of a switch thousands of café string lights are illuminated like the stars against the night sky!

Guest Capacity
Up to 180 Seated
Up to 200 Standing

Ideal For
Wedding Ceremony, Wedding reception, Cocktail hour

Included in this room
The rental space includes its own private entrance and parking lot
Bridal Suite

Beautiful Starline Factory located in Harvard, IL wedding set up in the Helm Room.

1883 Room

Combining the hardness of steel and brick with the softness of wood tones and ivy to create a subtle balance of industrial romance

The 1883 room defines raw industrial elegance with decor that emphasizes reconstruction and refurbished elements. This two-story space can be transformed for any special event. The first floor features arched windows, exposed brick, a salvaged antique bar, and original timber beams and columns. The second floor, offers a private escape, with ivy framed glass block windows and an open air balcony overlooking a brick lined passageway.

Guest Capacity
Up to 120 Seated
Up to 120 Standing

Ideal for
Wedding reception, Wedding shower, Engagement part, Cocktail hour

Included in this room
Bridal Suite

Enjoy the 1883 Room - perfect for weddings and events at the beautiful Starline Factory in Harvard, IL
Beautiful Starline Factory Hunt Chapel - decorate it your way!

Hunt Chapel

The Perfect Contrast Between Natural and Industrial Elements

Walk down the aisle in a traditionally elegant industrial setting. The Hunt Chapel 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 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.

Guest Capacity
Up to 300 Seated
Up to 300 Standing

Ideal For
Wedding Ceremony


Available Services That Can

Be Provided by Starline Factory

Dressing room / Bridal Suite

Bar Services

Catering Services

Event Coordinator

Set Up

Service Staff

Clean Up

Wedding Cake Services

Pet Friendly


Event Staff

Dance Floor

Wheelchair Accessible