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, […]

National Club Conference Set for Chicago, May 19-21

By | March 4, 2016

The National Club Association’s 13th annual conference, to be held at The Union League Club of Chicago, will build its programming around three themes: Strategic Issues for Private Club Governance; The Club Industry Outlook and Trends for the Future; and Legislative, Regulatory, and Legal Issues for Clubs. The conference will end in time for participants to also attend the National Restaurant Show.

Designing a New Destiny


The complete makeover of its Rendezvous bar and grille, and update of its Wigwam fine-dining venue, has set an exciting new direction for The Union League Club of Chicago.

Wigwam at The Union League Club of Chicago Wins Dining Award

By | November 2, 2015

The newly renovated fine-dining outlet won the Distinguished Restaurants of North America’s Achievement of Distinction in Dining, which considers quality of the physical property, cuisine, beverages, and service. The Union League is the only club in the city with this distinction.