Merit Facilities

Our Joy Faith Knapp Music Center at 38 South Peoria St. in Chicago’s West Loop is a 40,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility hosting numerous music programs, concerts and private events. Our meeting rooms and three recital halls can handle any conference or performance need.

We offer:

  • Three professional recital halls
  • Meeting rooms with Internet and teleconference capabilities
  • Full parking lot with rentable spaces


Recital Halls

Anne and Howard Gottlieb Hall

Foreman Hall

Polk Bros. Hall



“Everyone we have worked with all year has been great…I feel like each member of your staff goes above and beyond to help us present a smooth, professional program.”

-Adam Marks, Fifth House Ensemble Pianist, Director of Programming

“All our members and students are impressed with the quality of the facility.”

-Terry Tennes, Illinois Federation of Music Clubs Junior Festival Chairman

“Chicago a cappella is happy to call Anne and Howard Gottlieb Hall our concert home in Chicago. Its lovely acoustics are perfect for our ensemble’s performances, and our audiences enjoy the warm and intimate ambiance. The staff is very accommodating in making everything work for us, from backstage accommodations to front-of-house setup, and the entire facility is comfortable and convenient.”

-Matt Greenberg, Executive Director, Chicago a cappella