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our rich history

"I hope you don't wait...

you never wait...

for happiness."

This Is Our Story

The building at 19 East 21st Street has a long, storied past that spans over a century. Constructed in the late 1800's, it was later occupied by Al Capone and his cronies, who used the upstairs floor as a shooting range for target practice and hosted secret underground tunnels used to transport alcohol during Prohibition.

Mae was Capone's wife as well as his muse. She and their son, Albert Francis "Sonny" Capone, often stayed at the nearby Lexington Hotel while Al operated out of our building. Known for the loyalty and compassion that were paramount to her character, it is Mae's legacy that continues to inspire what we know today as Mae District.

Let's Start Your Journey

Let's take your journey to the next step and create an elegant and poetic lifetime event!

About Our Venue

Learn more about our historical venue, learn our story and about the team that keeps Mae District elegant, exclusive and festive.

Mae District Events

See what kind of events are held at our venue, including the finer details such as capacity and seating arrangements.

Book Your Event

Need to book your event? Head to our contact page and fill out a inquiry - our team will respond to you within 24-48  hours.

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