We are a vintage furniture and clothing showroom housed in a rustic/industrial early 20th century brick auto shop. Approximately 2,000 square feet of open showroom to host gatherings, 500 sq/ft fenced in font yard available for outdoor festivities when weather is suitable. The space is ideal for photoshoots and small intimate events such as baby/bridal showers and low-key parties. We can do a small bit of reasonable, rearranging of items if the event calls for a particular set up. Photo Lights and and Backdrop stand can be used for photo booth/selfie station, you must provide the photographer. Kitchen with full size refrigerator, sink and stove/oven (you must provide the cookware) in adjacent building which can be used for light cooking and preparations if need be. We can provide, a couple of folding tables, vintage coolers and a limited selection of vintage serving ware as well as one pop up shade tent for any events in the yard. You should be prepared to provide your cups/plates/napkins etc. Lots of local, close by, catering options some of our favorites are Split-Rail, Shokolad Pastry & Cafe, and so many more along Chicago avenue that we can recommend. Dark Matter's Star Lounge, just down the street" joe-to-go" boxes for groups! CVS and Small Grocery/Liquor Store less than a 5 minute walk away and whimsical florists Marguerite Gardens is just across the street! Our chief visual merchandiser is available for outside hire for help with decorating or DIY-ing.
All food, beverage and alcohol are the responsibility of the event host, we can provide you with a list good local options. We may request event insurance or properly licensed bartenders/servers as we see fit. Decoration will also be the responsibility of the event host and may begin no earlier than 2 hours before the event. Nothing is to be fixed to or attached to surfaces without prior consent, tabletop and temporary decor such as balloons are okay. Much of our inventory is consigned and therefore we have a strict "You Break It, You Buy It Policy", So while we are an all-ages venue and are open to BYOB situations, please take this into consideration when booking this venue, and make sure you and your guests are respectful of the shop. Your guests are welcome to make purchase during the event as you allow for, we can have a set shopping time block or request that all purchase be made at the end of the event.