Seated: 12 Standing: 15 Sq Ft: 283 Library and dark wood surroundings make for a comfortable and intimate environment. Faux fireplace with hidden concealment electronic lift system and globe bar caddy produce the most astonishing reactions from your guests. Open Loft Space Great for small launch parties, meetings, workshops birthdays, book clubs, bridal and baby showers ( additional uses for the space: intimate concert, poetry or book readings, game / puzzle night, tea blending lab, scavenger hunt, dance or karaoke party, movie night, speakeasy themed party, wine or liquor / spirits tasting, cocktail classes, pop-up shop ). It is also said our space has worked well for photo shoots and filming for documentaries, music videos, as well as other video production. Depending on your style of event, there are some things we can supply (table, chairs, etc). We prefer to work one-on-one with you to do what it takes to make everything happen. Please note this is a loft space inside an open air market next to downtown Seattle. Expect vibrant bustling sound ambiance from the businesses down below. This is a private loft space, overlooking Melrose Market. No one else will be entering into the space during your booking, unless you request otherwise. We put a "STORE CLOSED" sign down below so people know not to enter into the loft. Food and Drink I have several different catering packages to offer; please message me with your inquiries and I can give you the menu (and pricing), which will definitely save money from hiring outside caterers and delivery fees. There are also many catering options provided inside Melrose Market. I can work with management of the restaurant(s) of your choice (Sitka & Spruce, Marseilles Bottle Shop and Vegan Lunchery, Rain Shadow Meats, Homegrown Sandwiches, Taylor Shellfish, Terra Plata, Mamnoon) to make your food and beverage visions come true. Outside catering welcome, however options are limited due to no kitchen access. Equipment and Props In the space there are several props you have access to throughout the duration of your booking, including our electronic concealment lift system. Please take a look at the photos to get a better idea of the items at your finger tips: Brass hourglass, classic vintage table top games and puzzles, hollowed out 'SneakyBooks' (with hidden flasks, lollipops, money, notebooks, squirt guns, stash & jewelry boxes), globe bar caddy, high back leather chairs, vintage card table, tea blending lab (extra charge for tea), electric tea kettle, portable bluetooth speaker, 6' wooden farm table, Moroccan leather butterfly chair, tripod laptop desk, 3-panel dual hinged pegboard display screen/room divider with pegs, NSFW Fortune Cookie vending machine, SFW Fortune Cookie vending machine, leather bound law reference books (over 100 years old), interchangeable signs (for 8.5"x11" and 11"x17" posters). Experimental Store This is an experimental retail space, however we take reservations for special events. Although we have normal operating business hours, much of that is negotiable. This is a private loft space, overlooking Melrose Market businesses down below. No one else will be entering into the space during your booking, unless you request otherwise. We put a "STORE CLOSED" sign down below so people know not to enter into the loft. Charity Events and Non-Profit Booking Requests If the purpose of your event is going toward a cause for the greater good, please message us and we can discuss special rates for your organization. Cheers! ~Jen
Outside food and drink is allowed with permission from owner. Must pack own garbage, recycling and compost out once event is over. Be mindful of the wood surfaces, and use cork for all beverages, food, and bottles. Charges will be imposed for any damages to the wood. Please note this is a loft space inside an open air market. Expect vibrant bustling sound ambiance from the businesses down below.
Jen's loft is really unique and such a cool spot to host your event. She is very friendly and accomodating. The location in the market is worth checking out. There are many awesome businesses sharing the space below. Would 100% recommend
We booked this space as an overflow area for our wedding down in Melrose Market Studios. I feel that this is a MUST. We worked with Jen, who is absolutely wonderful and so involved, attentive, happy to help and responsive. Jen is the owner of the shop and makes all the goodies there. She's simply a gem and The Market should be happy to have her. Jen worked with Rain Shadow Meats to get us a meat and cheese spread for our hungry wedding party. This was also amazing bc at one point I became a very hangry bride and a few groomsmen ran upstairs too the loft, made me a plate and ran it down to me during our photos. The bridal party had a place to hang and relax while we shot family photos as well and we also signed our wedding license in the space! Overall booking with Jen was an amazing experience. I would truly recommend that any person conducting their wedding at MMS consider booking this space as well. I hope to work with Jen in the future!
Fantastic little space! We were thrilled to find a space like that with bookshelves and a fireplace and just perfect furniture for our small film shoot. Jen was super helpful and nice, and good at communicating with us. An all around great experience for my film crew and cast.
Booked this space for a photo shoot in the early afternoon. This space got a ton of great light through the two large windows with plenty of access to outlets to plug in our lighting. Our host was present and super helpful to get us started. This space is located in a balcony above a busy market, but being on the second floor made it feel private enough to get our job done. And the staff of the downstairs businesses were very polite and accomodating. This is a great alternative to the more typical white-wall studios with rich wood and brick backgrounds. Would definitely book again. Thank you!
This is a hidden gem in a cool part of the city. The loft space allows for a private and cozy feeling in the midst of a vibrant urban atmosphere. Jen was a ridiculously awesome host, and created a summer Italian feast for us that turned out totally perfect. Jen was delightful to work with throughout the whole process, and guided me through all the details in a way that allowed me to enjoy the night without stressing. I’d love to find a reason to use the space and work with Jen again. Thanks again, Jen- we are really thankful for your help in creating such a special evening.
This was a fantastic space for a meeting. My organization has volunteer board members spread around the state, and we needed a space where those of us in the Puget Sound area could meet in person and have everyone else join via GoTo Meeting. Jen was there to meet us and get us situated. Everything we had asked for was in order upon our arrival, no detail missed. We met from 10:00a to noon and there was just a bit of background noise from the buildings air handling equipment; there was no material noise from the public traffic below the loft. Overall it was a great environment for a meeting. We will be back!