A flexible community focused 1000 sqft storefront space with north-facing windows, exposed brick, and tons of natural light. We've hosted birthday parties, wedding showers, club meetings, fundraisers, acoustic music shows, poetry shows, photoshoots, yoga classes and strive to be a space for your ideas to land! Our space fits 40-45 comfortably seated, and up to 65 standing. Located 0.6 miles from the Western Blue Line, 0.7 miles from the Damen Blue Line, close to the 72 (North Ave) and 49 (Western Ave) bus lines, and easy street parking. Outside catering is welcome, BYOB-friendly, and event coordinating/decoration services are available to those who are interested at an additional cost. AMENITIES: - Accessible entry and bathroom - AC unit & radiator heat - Six (6) benches, fitting 3-4 people each - Four (4) 6’ foldable tables - One (1) IKEA hexagon table - Two armchairs and a matching ottoman - Four (4) blue velvet midcentury dining chairs - Dimmable overhead lights - Small beverage fridge in the space - Projector & projector screen - Flexible aux cord speaker setup - Chalkboard wall - Wifi
- Renter will leave space clean and organized as it was provided. Lights, sound system and any heating / cooling units to be turned off before renter leaves the space. Renter agrees to pay any additional cleaning fees deemed necessary beyond normal use. - Renter agrees that if any equipment, furniture, fixtures, etc. are mishandled, broken, ruined or stolen while renter is using the space they will replace any and all items or pay for repair costs within 96 hours after the event. - General respect for the space, our neighbors, our neighborhood and community are absolutely required to rent at our space. - Events occurring between Sunday - Thursday have a noise policy of 10pm which must not be violated. - No smoking in the space. Alcohol is permitted, but cannot be sold unless it is bundled with a ticket price of an event or given at no cost. Alcohol cannot be served to minors and is not allowed outside of the venue once it has been served (if people are going outside to smoke, they must leave their drinks inside). - Any decorations or alteration of the space should be approved by the venue prior to the event, and renters may only use venue-approved materials (no glitter, confetti, packing tape, taping the walls, or drilling/hammering without approval). - Access to the private back room is not permitted at any time within the event rental unless there is an emergency preventing the renter from exiting safely through the front door.