Grand Lobby

Edward J. DeBartolo Sr. Grand Lobby

The Edward J. DeBartolo Sr. Grand Lobby is an honorary tribute to an extraordinary friend of the Hall of Fame. His dedication and generosity led to the development of successful community support programs and scholarships.

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Exhibit Gallery

Tommy and Jo Lasorda Exhibit Gallery

Located on the first and second floors, the Tommy and Jo Lasorda Exhibit Gallery is a stunning tribute to the inductees of the Hall of Fame. Featuring exclusive memorabilia and artifacts of Italian legends and heroes such as Vince Lombardi, Rocky Marciano, Joe DiMaggio, Yogi Berra, Joe Montana, Dan Marino and Mary Lou Retton the state of the art exhibits feature audio and video presentation to ensure an intimate and educational experience.

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Stairway of Fame Uplighting

Stairway of Fame

The Stairway of Fame is a centerpiece of the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame, connecting the history and heritage of legendary Italian athletes with a breathtaking showcase of personal tributes to family and friends who want to honor their own heroes.

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Second Floor Gallery

Second Floor Gallery

Our Second Floor Gallery is an elegant gathering place, ideal for all types of celebrations. This space features additional Hall of Fame memorabilia and also includes banquet space, making it a great location for a lunch or dinner meeting, birthday celebration or wedding reception

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Grand Piazza Ballroom

Grand Piazza Ballroom

The Grand Piazza is located on the third floor of the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. This banquet and dining area features an adjacent outdoor terrace and banquet space with a state-of-the-art commercial kitchen, making it a perfect event space for a corporate luncheon, dinner meeting or any sit-down reception of up to 300 guests.

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Rooftop Evening

Salvatore A. Balsamo Rooftop Terrace

The National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame’s Rooftop Terrace is located at the top floor of the Museum and provides a magnificent outdoor setting for any type of intimate or private event. As Italy’s Colosseum has become one of the newest 7 ‘Wonders of the World’, the Chicago city skyline view on our Rooftop Terrace is truly one of Chicago’s newest Wonders. Enjoy the breathtaking view, while entertaining guests to a unique event experience.

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