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The gorgeous Gold Coast Room at The Drake Hotel Chicago is one of the most iconic wedding venues in Chicago! As a photographer, I love incorporating archictecture into my wedding pictures and we can do it all at The Chicago Drake Hotel! Be sure to look at these three ‘Photographer’s Best’ Teasers from yesterday’s wedding!

Wedding Details:
Ceremony Venue: Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church
Wedding Reception Venue: The Drake Hotel Gold Coast Ballroom
Coordinator: Alicia from Clementine Events
Photographer: Nakai Photography
Associate Photographer: Tom
Videographer: Fig Films
Flowers + Decor: Phillips Flowers
Makeup: Stella Mikhail
Hair: Vivian Arpino
Band: Chris Sarlas Orchestra
Cake: Cake Chicago

This first photo was taken on the rooftop of The Drake Hotel! An absolute amazing experience and we have this epic wedding picture to show for it! I love the glowing Drake marquee and the John Hancock in the background! As a wedding photographer, I have plenty of memorable moments in my career…this was definitely up there with the best!

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The Drake Hotel has a luxurious lobby that is the perfect location for a few creative wedding day pictures!

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The Gold Coast Ballroom all setup for the wedding ceremony – The decorative columns paired with the modern centerpieces were the perfect combination!

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Be sure to check back to see more of their wedding photos in the next couple weeks!


Chicago Wedding Photographer


3334 N Avers Ave #2

Chicago, IL 60618