435 N Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
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About Us


Our location is pure Chicago.  Adjacent to where the Chicago River and Michigan Avenue meet, Howells & Hood isn’t just an ideal post card spot in the heart of our great city, but stands as the unofficial gateway to the Magnificent Mile.  The view from our windows and patio offer a panorama of the most impressive architecture in the Chicago skyline.  Your guests will revel in our setting for its beauty, historical significance and its authentic Chicago essence.  When you consider our unmatched service, fantastic food and array of marvelous drink options, you will find that our venue is unmatched for a Windy City wedding.  Make history today by planning your event with us at Howells & Hood.     




Languages Spoken
Guest Capacity
Up to 200
Guest Capacity - Indoor
Up to 150
Guest Capacity - Outdoor
Up to 200
Outdoor Reception - Uncovered
Reception Guest Capacity - Indoor
Up to 150
Reception Guest Capacity - Outdoor
Up to 200
Onsite Venue Services
Full Bar AvailableNumber of Events at a TimeOnsite CateringOnsite Wedding CakeOnsite Wedding Coordination
Venue Style
HistoricModern / ContemporaryUnusual / AlternativeUrban
Venue Type