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Rent the Chicago Skyline for Your Next Event

Don't Settle for Boring 2D Backdrops Anymore

About Chicago Skyline Rental

We are a team of dedicated event specialists who will professionally assemble your Skyline configuration within a few hours. We can install the building pieces anywhere: the floor, a stage or risers to give you the best layout possible. Our mission is to provide you with unique and memorable centerpiece attraction for your event.

What do we do?

We rent out high quality 1/100th scale replicas of all of Chicago’s most famous buildings for corporate events, parties, charity benefits, weddings, concerts and much more.

Available Buildings

Buildings are created at 1/100th scale

  • THE SEARS/WILLIS TOWER

    HEIGHT: 17 feet
    WIDTH: 28 inches
    DEPTH: 29 inches

  • THE JOHN HANCOCK CENTER

    HEIGHT: 15 feet
    WIDTH: 35 inches
    DEPTH: 23 inches

  • THE AON CENTER

    HEIGHT: 11 feet
    WIDTH: 26 inches
    DEPTH: 26 inches

  • 2 PRUDENTIAL PLAZA

    HEIGHT: 9 feet
    WIDTH: 19 inches
    DEPTH: 25 inches

  • LAKE POINT TOWER

    HEIGHT: 6.5 feet
    WIDTH: 35 inches
    DEPTH: 29 inches

  • CRAIN COMMUNICATIONS BUILDING

    HEIGHT: 5.5 feet
    WIDTH: 18 inches
    DEPTH: 19 inches

  • NUVEEN BUILDING

    HEIGHT: 5 feet
    WIDTH: 39 inches
    DEPTH: 19 inches

  • SHERATON HOTEL

    HEIGHT: 3.5 feet
    WIDTH: 51 inches
    DEPTH: 24 inches

A Look At The Details

We offer customized lighting options to elevate your skyline to the next level and give your event a personalized touch. Our flat par up-lights feature state-of-the-art 6 x 10 Watt Quad-color RGBW (Red/Green/Blue/White) LED’s which offer extreme output and exceptional color mixing, even with hard to duplicate pastels. The lights also have battery power capabilities; lasting from 4-12 hours depending on the colors chosen.

While we typically rent out the entire set, individual piece rentals are available upon request. If you have a specialized custom building rental or sculpture fabrication request, please call us for a consultation prior to the time of booking to allow ample lead time for creation and to manage expectations.

How much does a rental cost? A one day (24 hour) rental costs $5,000, which includes all 9 buildings, the Picasso Sculpture and Chicago Water Tower buffet pieces and 16 lights. Individual building piece pricing is available upon request. Individual light rentals are $40 each. We suggest two lights per building for maximum coverage.

We offer discounted pricing for 501c3 non-profits. Round trip delivery travel is not included. Please contact us for travel fees.

What are your loading requirements? Minimum 17’ tall ceilings (for Willis/Sears Tower) plus the height of any stage or risers Minimum 34” wide door for load in (for Lake Point Tower) If delivery is not a straight shot, we will need to use a 14’ long crate to round the corners If delivery is not on the ground floor, an elevator that will fit a 14’ long crate is required *If load in is not a "straight shot" to the install location, we will need to make sure that a 14' long crate can maneuver around any turns. Site inspection may be necessary.

A 360 View of the Skyline

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