On the surface, Salvage One is a treasure trove of goods that stores furnishing that would spruce up any space. Vintage furniture, historical pieces and precious antiques are all up for grabs here. But this place is more than just a warehouse. When duty calls, the venue transforms into an extraordinary events space that provides the perfect setting to host events including weddings, reunions and magical Candlelight concerts.
Located on W Hubbard St, the venue is located in the heart of Chicago’s West Town. You can get there on the green or pink line, and it’s surrounded by a variety of cool restaurants and bars.
Facts, Curiosities and Interesting Things about Salvage One
1. Salvage One holds heaps of history
Not only is Salvage One home to hundreds of historic artifacts and interesting items, but the venue itself has its fair share of history too. It’s the first and oldest architectural salvage retail store in Chicago, having served the local community for decades.
2. A magical garden courtyard
Nestled in the enclosed courtyard, an enchanting garden offers Salvage One visitors a green, natural area to rent out for all types of events. Thanks to the colorful flowers and lush greenery, the stunning space has been used as to film many movies and host photography shoots.
3. Interiors add to the charm
Rustic brick walls and gorgeous salvaged glass windows surround this space. The interior takes inspiration from industrial designs, which is apparent through the exposed piping and iron pillars dotted around the venue.
Candlelight concerts at Salvage One
This season, a sea of twinkling candles will be illuminating this stunning venue to set the scene for this series of enchanting Candlelight concerts. Magical shows celebrating the works of Nirvana, Juan Gabriel and jazz classics as well as spectacular tributes honoring Halloween favorites and holiday classics will be dazzling audiences inside this one-of-a-kind setting that makes the perfect location to enjoy live music in.
What else can you do at Salvage One?
When night falls, Salvage One often transforms itself into a night market for special occasions to sell art, furniture, antiques and more. Taking place in the outdoor courtyard, the art market welcomes visitors to purchase drinks and snacks at the on-site bar and chat away with fellow antiques lovers. And not only is this place the perfect spot to collect priceless goods, but it also provides the magical setting for weddings, birthday celebrations, conferences and more.
Salvage One joins the list of magnificent venues that are hosting these unforgettable concerts by Candlelight. These mesmerizing concerts filled with breathtaking musical performances make for an extraordinary experience, and are made even more special by the enchanting glow from thousands of candles.