Stone Heritage Collection announces holiday rates for six historic, luxury properties with modern five-star amenities. Each unique location was meticulously restored and upgraded for an exceptional event, getaway or gathering.
“As you plan for the holidays, go beyond traditional parties and create an original experience for family, friends and coworkers at one of our six beautiful properties,” says Carmen Korleski, director of hospitality operations for the Stone Heritage Collection at TAWANI Enterprises. “Each location offers rich character and history combined with high-end amenities for an unforgettable celebration.”
Architecture and history lovers will love the Emil Bach House located one block from Lake Michigan in Chicago’s East Rogers Park. The home designed by famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright provides an opportunity to stay in a work of history for the holidays. A transitional piece, the home incorporates elements of Wright’s prairie-style while pointing to the future stylistic direction of his later work. Reserve the whole house for up to six overnight guests in November and December with special winter rates or host a holiday party for up to 20 guests for $650. For more information visit emilbachhouse.com.
Elegant bed & breakfast rooted in history
Following an extensive restoration, Stone Terrace Bed & Breakfast retains its 130-year-old charm while offering a modern, lavish experience. This Tudor-style mansion sets the scene for a memorable holiday occasion or a stay in Evanston. Wake up to a chef-prepared, gourmet breakfast and enjoy the opulent living room, adjoining sunroom, formal dining room, morning room, a grand library and magnificent outdoor terrace. Holiday pricing includes 25 percent off weekday room rentals in November and December. For more information visit stoneterracebb.com.
Charm and respite in the city
Lang House Bed and Breakfast is a prairie-style mansion built in 1919 in Chicago’s East Rogers Park neighborhood. The charm and beauty of timeless architecture is ideal for holiday gatherings. The home includes five suites, a beautifully appointed living room, dining room, kitchen, atrium, foyer and a sauna and massage room. Enjoy the historic charm of the entire home while hosting a holiday party for ten overnight guests. Special whole house rental rates are available in November and December. For more information visit langhousechicago.com.
Tudor-style comfort at North Shore bed & breakfast
Stone Porch by the Lake Bed & Breakfast provides a warm, welcoming location for the holidays. Host your event at this comfortable, polished venue with 19th-century architectural flare and views of Lake Michigan. The historic home includes an elegant dining room, living room with a cozy fireplace, wrap-around porch, a large Bluestone patio and a 15-foot stone outdoor fireplace. Special rates are available this holiday season. In November and December, enjoy the entire luxurious home for $1,000 on weekdays and $1,250 on weekends and receive 25 percent off room rental rates. For more information visit stoneporchbb.com.
Chicago’s historic art deco event venue
A theater and movie house a century ago, Mayne Stage is now a unique event space featuring three distinct yet interrelated areas, an expansive mezzanine area, theatre space with a raised stage, dance floor and surrounding tiered seating and a third-floor lounge area. The luxurious, modern theater features wooden touches, sleek lighting all throughout the venue, free cabaret-style seating, intriguing art pieces scattered on walls and impressive high ceilings. Mayne Stage has built-in bars on two floors, a state-of-the-art sound system and display and a personalized marquee. The unique and versatile venue is offering 15 percent off holiday celebrations when used by January 31, 2019. Visit maynestage.com for more information.
Escape to the countryside
Just 80 miles west of Chicago in Franklin Grove, Illinois, Lincoln Way Inn bed and breakfast is a holiday destination experience that engages guests in the sights, sounds, and tastes of the countryside. Lincoln Way Inn offers organic, farm-to-table breakfasts, beautifully landscaped grounds, welcoming common areas, a four-season dining porch, spa room, sauna, indoor and outdoor fireplaces, and a beautiful garden pagoda. At the gateway to the Rock River Valley, the area provides a variety of fall and winter activities for the family. Book your holiday in the countryside by Oct. 31, 2018 and receive 15 percent off. Visit lincolnwayinn.com for more information.
A visionary umbrella organization with an entrepreneurial outlook, TAWANI Enterprises seeks to make private investments that connect people to the history in their midst and create opportunities for growth and knowledge, while forging stronger, healthier communities. The company represents a diversified portfolio of brands, such as the Stone Heritage Collection, TAWANI’s hospitality arm of thoughtfully designed lodging and event spaces, the Pritzker Military Museum and Library, the TAWANI Foundation and the Pritzker Military Foundation. Properties under the Stone Heritage Collection include Stone Terrace, Stone Porch by the Lake, Lang House, The Emil Bach House, Mayne Stage and The Lincoln Way Inn. For more information, visit http://www.tawanienterprises.com.