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302 South Grant Street

Built in 1900 by German craftsmen, this former church stands as a symbol of Hinsdale’s spirit and sense of community. It has served not only as a church but also as office space and a preschool.


The building was saved from demolition through the efforts of the Hinsdale Historical Society, government officials, and residents. Now on the National Register of Historic Places, Immanuel Hall continues to serve the community as a place available for public use.

Facility Usage

Immanuel Hall is the perfect place to host small community events such as nonprofit meetings or fundraisers; business presentations, workshops, or conferences; club gatherings; musical concerts or recitals; or any public program or forum.


Immanuel Hall is not available for private weddings (ceremony and reception), bridal or baby showers, birthday parties, or other private events or parties.

Facility Rates


Monday – Thursday


Friday – Sunday


Discounts are available for Society Sustaining/Corporate, Friend, Women’s Board, and Life members


Refundable Damage Deposit

For events without Food & Beverage $50.00

For events with Food & Beverage $100.00


Included in Rates

Event Host on – on site for entire event

Use of kitchen area – stove/oven, microwave, refrigerator/freezer

Use of Boston Baby Grand Piano

Set-up and use of available equipment

95 standard padded folding chairs

6 standard card tables

8 lightweight standard-height 6’ rectangular tables

10 lightweight standard-height 5’ (60”) round tables

2 high boy tables


For Additional Charge

Projector and Screen - $50 flat fee

For those bringing their own projector; the screen could be used for no charge

Use of the Outdoor Space can be negotiated upon request


The hourly fee applies to the entire time the User would like to be on-site, including time for User set-up and User clean-up. We recommend at least ½ hour scheduled before and a ½ hour after the event time, but it is ultimately determined by the type of event being held. The User will be charged the regular rate for any overage of scheduled time at 15 increments.

There is no charge for early drop-offs and late pick-ups of equipment, supplies, and/or décor, as long as it is approved and pre-arranged.  The Hinsdale Historical Society does not provided linens, dishes, flatware, serving equipment, audio equipment, or computer equipment other than wi-fi access.

Facility Info

Max capacity of the indoor space is 100 people, which works for a cocktail-style or theater-style layout. For sit-down at table, the comfortable maximum is 80 people.

Immanuel Hall is located in a quiet neighborhood. Street parking is available but limited. Please follow all street signs. A parking map is available to supply to event guests. The parking lot at Zion Lutheran Church, one block away, may also be an option for a small donation.

Immanuel Hall is ADA compliant, with automatic door openers (Third Street entrance), accessible restrooms, and a lift elevator operating between all floors.

No smoking is allowed anywhere within or around the facility.

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