Lighthouse Artspace Chicago

Lighthouse ArtSpace

Germania Club Building – 108 West Germania Place, Chicago, IL

Located in the heart of Chicago in the historical landmark – Germania Club Building, Lighthouse ArtSpace is a joint project of Lighthouse Immersive USA and Maestro Immersive Art Inc., who share a vision for a space where immersive art can be showcased and experienced for years to come.  

Designed in 1888 by the architectural firm Addison & Fielder, this elegant building graciously blends old world ambiance and warm modern interior. Adorning the entrance to the Grand Ballroom is the world’s largest and most elaborate non-religious stained glass portrait. Originally crafted in Heidelberg, Germany, this breathtaking masterpiece was first exhibited at the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair.



It was Lincoln’s tragic assassination on April 15, 1865 that oddly led to the founding of what was to become the Germania Club of Chicago. With a massive ceramic tableau entitled “The Glory of Germania” as the artistic centerpiece of the club, it had a considerable run until 1985 as one the main German-American cultural institutions in Chicago. The Glory of Germania is a beautiful and interesting vestige of the 1893 World’s Fair, an important piece of German-American culture, and a unique and rare work of art.  

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