Old Brick Community Events

Reserve Old Brick for your event, conference, or social gathering.

As part of Old Brick's mission to serve the community and nurture the spirit of a gathering space, Old Brick offers special pricing for non-profits and community events.

Old Brick has two spaces available for your next community event. Our Main Hall is one open ballroom with a capacity of up to 300 guests. Its original character offers a unique space for larger events. Our Common Room, located on the lower level of Old Brick, is the perfect space for smaller gatherings of up to 60 people.

We look forward to hosting your next community event at Old Brick.

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Main Hall

The Main Hall of Old Brick can hold 300 row seated guests (speaking events/lectures/conferences) or 250 table seated guests (luncheons/dinner parties/social gatherings). The Main Hall includes:

    •  Over 3,000 Square feet of open space
    • 2,000 square foot outdoor patio
    • Tables and chairs
    • Bar area and coat check space
    • Heating and air conditioning
    • Sound system that may connect to phone, tablet or laptop
    • Complimentary WIFI
    • 2 wireless microphones for speaking
    • A tuned piano available for use
    • A stage area with lighting
    • A podium for speaking
    • A separate space for dressing, staging or food service
    • A commercially licensed kitchen
    • 3 restrooms with handicapped/unisex accessibility
    • An accessibility lift with a trained attendant for your event
    • An off-street parking lot with 23 spaces
      • 3 spaces during business hours
      • The entire lot Friday 5 pm – Saturday midnight
    • 2 Wireless Projectors and screens available at an additional cost
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Common Room

The Common Room of Old Brick is in the lower level – below the Main Hall and can accommodate up to 60 people (small weddings/bridal showers/rehearsal dinners/fraternal organization small functions/meetings). The Common Room includes:

  • Tables and chairs for 50
  • A kitchenette with a small stove, sink, counter space & refrigerator
  • An optional library space which can seat 10 additional guests, house a buffet line or serve as a break away space
  • 2 full bathrooms (M/W)
  • A private entrance off Clinton Street which also serves as a ground level handicapped accessible entrance

Non-Profit & Community Events Rental Pricing

Main Hall Rental

Monday-Thursday: Until 8pm
$300

4 hour minimum rental. 

Extra Hours: $75 /hr.

Full Day: $700

$300
Monday-Thursday: After 8pm
$350

4 hour minimum rental. 

Extra Hours: $100 /hr.

Full Day: $700

$350
Friday/Saturday
$400

4 hour minimum rental. 

Extra Hours: $100 /hr.

Full Day: $1000

$400
Additional Optional Fees
(see below)

Set Up: $150

Cleaning Fee / Tear Down: $150

2 Wireless Projectors & Screens: $100

(see below)
Deposit
$350

Event rentals require an initial, non-refundable booking/security deposit to reserve a space. This can come in the form of cash, check or credit card (a $25 fee is applied for credit cards). We hold this deposit until the completion of your event. The deposit will be returned after final inspections (assuming compliance with rental agreement terms and handbook policies/procedures). We will process your refund and a check will be mailed within 2 weeks of your event.

$350

***Rental time must include setup/clean up time unless opting for the additional fees

Common Room

Monday-Saturday
$30 /hr.

Full Day: $300

$30 /hr.
Additional Optional Fees
(see below)

Set Up: $75

Cleaning Fee / Tear Down: $100

(see below)
Deposit
$100

Event rentals require an initial, non-refundable booking/security deposit to reserve a space. This can come in the form of cash, check or credit card (a $25 fee is applied for credit cards). We hold this deposit until the completion of your event. The deposit will be returned after final inspections (assuming compliance with rental agreement terms and handbook policies/procedures). We will process your refund and a check will be mailed within 2 weeks of your event.

$100

***Rental time must include setup/clean up time unless opting for the additional fees

Old Brick is not available for Sunday rentals.

Note: University Group Events running past 8 pm ARE NOT ALLOWED without prior approval from Old Brick Management.

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Old Brick's mission is to enrich the community as a historic landmark, to serve the community as a gathering place, and to support the community as a home for Episcopal and benevolent non-profit groups.

Contact

Julie Thomas, Executive Director

Address

26 E. Market Street
Iowa City, Iowa 52245

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