The Union League Club of Chicago’s renovated first-floor space, featuring a coffee bar and casual lounge, is drawing plenty of attention from passersby while also proving to be a popular new attraction for members. The club has also opened an eighth-floor patio, for those who prefer elevated views.

Taking It to the Street


In June, The Union League Club of Chicago opened its new first-floor lounge, which was quickly dubbed “ONE” by members, as in “Meet me on One.” The opening of the lounge, designed to appeal to the concept of providing a “third place” for members outside of home and work, marked the completion of the fourth […]

Union League Club of Chicago Opens First-Floor Coffee Shop/Work Lounge

By | June 21, 2018

Called simply “One,” the space in the club’s multi-story building was previously a closed-off staff area, but now serves up drinks from four proprietary coffee blends, and also offers yogurt and house-made sandwiches. Passersby who see the new room from the street now frequently come into the club to ask if they can buy coffee, […]