House of the Lorde is a site of collective liberation, memory, and edification of the lives and work of Black women and femmes. We are a spiritual home, art gallery, dance studio, reading room, and poetry stage. 


House of the Lorde, offers burlesque classes, workshops, open mics, monthly feminism study sessions, and soon monthly worship services.

Located in Chicago's Pilsen, House of the Lorde features FREE parking and is accessible via the #21 Cermak CTA Bus Route

2233 S Throop

Suite 502

Chicago, IL 60608