Roosevelt University | Auditorium Ballroom

430 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL

The Auditorium Ballroom at Roosevelt University is located on the 10th floor overlooking Lake Michigan and Buckingham Fountain, which is the  “Crown Jewel” of Chicago.  Today, the building is a National Historic Landmark, and the achievement of famed architects Dankmar Adler, Louis Sullivan and young Frank Lloyd Wright as draftsman.  On October 5, 1887, President Grover Cleveland laid the cornerstone for the Auditorium Building.  The 1888 Republican National Convention was held in the partially finished building, where Benjamin Harrison was nominated as a presidential candidate.  It officially opened in 1889 and was immediately acclaimed as one of the most beautiful buildings in the world.