Elope In November & December 2019 and Save!

Get Married Fast in Chicagoland… Book your romantic “Quickie” elopement at Pine Manor Chicago, just the two of you before the New Year at this special price. $250

Open 8-8pm Every day through the End Of the Year. Book Your Last Minute Quickie here at Chicago Wedding Packages with just $75 dollars down. Make memories forever – he/she/they are worth it! Check online to see if your date is available and to shop other small wedding packages and amenities. Add Guests. Yoy control the package and the budget.

Exchange Your Vows in This Beautiful Parlor at Pine Manor!

Micro Weddings. Do Small In a Big Way!

Small weddings are the right size at the Little Wedding Venue, Pine Manor Chicago
Destination wedding chapel, pine manor Chicago perfect for your private elopement or small wedding.

Small weddings are the right size here at Pine Manor for you and up to 30 guests. Intimate and a Romantic Get-away right here in Mount Prospect, Cook County Illinois. Close to O’Hare Airport and public transportation. Pine Manor is a five-star little wedding venue you can plan your micro wedding with garden, wood burning fireplace, bridal prep suite and more. Pine Manor features 1920 historic charm and suburban hospitality with stress free wedding planning. Customize your all-inclusive wedding package on line with just a few clicks. Plan ahead or elope same day by appointment. Pine Manor is open 8am-8pm daily, and the garden is open June 1st through October 31st for ceremony bookings weather permitting. Don’t wait. Reserve your date with just $75 dollars down.

How to get Married Fast in Chicago

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Pine Manor’s Builder Axel Lonnquist – 1929

The three bedroom 1- 1/2 Bath Dutch Colonial 401 South Pine Street Mt. Prospect, IL was built by Axel Lonnquist in the style of The Van Jean Sears Honor Built Homes: 1928. 

The above photo of Mount Prospect, Illinois was taken on June 13, 1929. The view is looking southwest, toward Pine Manor from Northwest Highway, down Main Street and Lincoln Street.

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Mount Prospect’s First Developer

Ever wonder where the ‘MOUNT’ is in Mt. Prospect, Illinois?

Although Mount Prospect is noted for being a farming community started by German immigrants, it was actually two Irish men, Owen Rooney and Walter Burke, who first arrived here. The village was named by its first developer, Ezra C Eggleston. He called it MOUNT because, at 665ft about sea level, the village has the highest elevation in Cook County and PROSPECT because he felt that it was a promising area to settle. It is interesting to note that Mr. Eggleston never lived in Mount Prospect.

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Boorman, Coughlin, and Forde Real Estate in Mt. Prospect Obtain Property for Busse Family – 1928

Warrant to: William Busse married to Dina Busse, of the village of Mt. Prospect, County of Cook

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The Route 83 S-Curves, a Piece of Mount Prospect History

Plat of Dedication for Public Highway in Section 12. Township 41 North, Range 11 East Third Principal Meridian, in the Village of Mt. Prospect. 

Cook County Illinois, Recorder of Deeds, Plat 7675908 July 25, 1922 William Busse, Jr Notary Public

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George Meier Dies – 1952

First Owner of Pine Manor

As reported in the Daily Herald on Friday, December 5, 1952

Funeral services will be held Friday, December 5, for George Meier, 86, 123 School St., Mount Prospect, at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mount Prospect, at 2 p.m. Rev. J. E. A. Mueller will officiate. Interment St. John Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Elk Grove. He is in state at Black’s Memorial Home.

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