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Event Venue Replaces Book Store And Art Gallery Sector 2337 In Logan Square

The space can be rented out for $90 per hour for parties of up to 55 people.

Alina Brodskaia and her husband, Alexander Furman, are renting out the bottom floor of the Sector 2337 building for events.
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LOGAN SQUARE — The Logan Square storefront that housed book store and art gallery Sector 2337 is now an event venue.

Alina Brodskaia and her husband, Alexander Furman, bought the building at 2337 N. Milwaukee Ave. in June. They live on the top floor and they’re renting out the bottom floor for events.

Brodskaia, an anesthesiologist, said this is the first business she and her husband, a University of Illinois math professor, have opened together.

The couple lived in Lincoln Park for about 15 years before moving west to Logan Square “for some adventure,” she said.

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The inside of the event venue.

Already the couple has booked about 30 events — weddings, birthday parties and everything in between. The venue has an art gallery feel with tall ceilings and modern amenities.

Brodskaia said they’re open to any type of party as long as it’s for under 55 people, which is all the venue allows. They’re currently charging $90 per hour to rent it out.

The couple is in the middle of securing a public place of amusement license and a liquor license, according to city records.

The operators of Sector 2337, who also run Green Lantern Press, shut down the book store and art gallery in 2018 to focus on partnerships and the publishing arm of their business. Sector 2337 had called the storefront home for five years.

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