Old Towne Hall
*According to local historians, the building on Brink Street has been used as a bank, a warehouse and even as a night spot and getaway for some of Chicagoland’s underworld figures. The oldest banquet hall in Crystal Lake, the building’s wood flooring features concrete underneath and its 15-foot high ceilings are covered with antique tin.
Known locally as the Teckler Building, it was constructed as a place where local organizations could hold their meetings and banquets. A fraternal organization called the Modern Woodmen of America was instrumental in including this 2nd floor amenity. To that end, in order to maximize the space to accommodate large gatherings, the design of the Teckler Building features no central supporting columns or posts. Iron pillars that extend from the basement to the roof were utilized in the wall formations, along with large iron girders to act as roof supports.
Why Choose Us
Other local organizations to gather in the hall back in those days included the Bethany Lutheran Church,
American Legion, Mystic Workers and the World and Royal Neighbors. The hall played host to dances, parties and meetings of all kinds.
Reach the Old Towne Hall at 815-322-3406 for booking information.
Choose the Old Towne Hall as the site of your next big event! We will create, prepare and serve a custom menu that your guests will enjoy.
The Old Towne Hall is owned and operated by Ingo and Sandra Betz. Because our menus are fully customized to the tastes of our customers and their special events, please contact the Old Towne Hall with your needs so we can provide you with pricing.
*Source: The Crystal Lake Historical Society.