Frequently asked questions

If you have any questions that are not listed below, please contact us.

What is included in the rental fee?
  • Use of our entire 1st floor & courtyard
  • Onsite venue manager
  • 100 brass folding chairs
  • A collection of in-house furniture
  • Two getting-ready rooms for wedding party
  • Multiple parking options (please inquire for more information)
  • Multiple events restrooms, gender-neutral & accessible restroom on the first floor
  • ADA lift for 1st floor access
What are the event times?
  • Weekend evening rentals include an 11-hour rental 
  • Weekend morning rentals include a 5-hour rental
  • Weeknight rentals include a 5-hour rental
Can we use the space past 12:00AM?

Yes. It is an additional $500 rental fee after 12:00AM.  Music must end and all guests must leave at 1:00am, if you choose to extend your rental. Venue must be restored and all staff must be out by 2:00AM.

Is there parking?

We have multiple parking options! Parking can be arranged in our courtyard or with our partners' lots and are subject to an additional fee. Some options require a parking permit that must be displayed in the dash of cars.

What is your catering policy?

You must hire a full-service licensed caterer. The caterer must provide staff. We have a preferred list of caterers. If there is a caterer of your choosing who isn't on our preferred vendors list, we are happy to take them through our onboarding process for an additional fee.

Are you an accessible venue?

Yes, our first floor is ADA compliant with a wheelchair lift and gender-neutral, accessible restroom.

How many restrooms do you have?

We have two, gender-neutral, single-occupancy restrooms on our first floor, one of which is ADA compliant.

Additionally, we have 2 large, event restrooms in our basement with stalls.

Can we use candles and other decor?

Candles are permitted if they are in glass votives (non taper candles). The flame of the candle must not be any higher than the votive. We do not permit confetti, rose petals (inside) glitter, stickers, or hay.

Materials can be hung on windows or the fireplace with command hooks, but not on the walls.

When can I deliver/pick up items for my event?

There is a two hour set up time before your event, or you may deliver/pick up from 9:00AM to 5:00PM Monday through Friday.

All delivery requests must be sent to our events manager in writing prior to the event.

Do you have an outdoor area?

Yes, we have a large fenced-in brick courtyard behind the house where you can have a ceremony, cocktail hour, or dinner!

We also have a two-door coach house that opens up into a secondary lounge and bar area for your cocktail hour.

Do you have a piano?

Yes we do. We ask for a $100 tuning fee to make sure the piano sounds wonderful for your event!

What is capacity?

100 seated.

Can we use a DJ?

Absolutely! If you need any help in securing a DJ, please refer to our preferred vendors page.

Do you have AV?

Yes! We have a projector, dropdown screen, smart TVs and a sound system (in our Parlor only) available. We require that you hire an AV coordinator for $150 if you decide to use our equipment.

Can we take photos?

Yes! Anywhere you’d like on the premises.  We ask that you take photos on the 2nd and 3rd floors before your event begins or during cocktail hour with a small number of people.

We are also located across the street from Lake Michigan and a small public park which makes for great photos!

What's the next step?

We highly recommend that you tour the space with an events coordinator! Please contact us so we can learn more about your special event.