Beautiful Brick Coffee Shop and Bookstore

  • Min booking length
    2 hr minimum
  • Max attendees
    50 people
  • Square footage
    500 sq/ft
Great Rate. This location is $290 per/hr cheaper than similar locations in Chicago.
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Hello! By day we're a coffee shop and bookstore on the South Side of Chicago. Tucked away in an idyllic brick building, Build's indoor space and outdoor patio are ideal for meetings, parties, workshops, performances, screenings, and summer BBQs, and more. In total, there is approximately 1450 square feet of rentable space, including our outdoor patio. The patio is approximately 950 square feet and can comfortably seat 50 people for a seated dinner, 75 for a cocktail style gathering. The indoor space is about 500 square feet and can comfortably seat 20 at tables, 40 seated for a presentation, or 50 standing. We offer on-site pastries and beverage service (coffee and teas), or allow outside catering.

Protection Packages

Renters now have access to attach damage protection, liability insurance and cancellation protection.

Category and style

Cafe, Retail, Small Business

Americana/Anywhere America, Bohemian, Bungalow, Industrial, Mid-century Modern, Contemporary Modern, Rustic


Truck / motorhome on site parking: Street

Location details

Property size (sq ft): 500

Location Rules

No smoking
No adult filming
Alcohol allowed
No cooking
Electricity usage allowed
Loud noises allowed
Outside catering/food allowed
No pets
Smoking and pets are allowed on the outdoor patio, but not allowed inside.
Renter will be held liable for any damage that occurs to equipment in Build during rental as a result of renter or guest
Renter will not enter Build’s back of house or other spaces within the Experimental Station unless approved.


Air Conditioning


Conventional Ceiling
Exposed Beams
Concrete Floor
Coffee Shop
Book Store/Stand
Brick Walls
White Walls

Restricted Areas

Back of house (behind counter)


Street Level
Wheelchair / Handicap Access

Opening hours

9:00 AM - 11:59 PM
9:00 AM - 11:59 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM


  • Q: What's the maximum attendees I can have at this location?

    A: Beth allows 50 attendees on location

  • Q: What types of activities are allowed at this location?

    A: Beth allows production, events and meetings

  • Q: How many square feet is the location?

    A: Beautiful Brick Coffee Shop and Bookstore is 500 sq/ft

Featured Reviews
11 months ago
Beth and everyone at the coffee shop were so kind and helpful, and the space is very nice. It was just a perfect venue for a small gathering!
Alex M.
a year ago
Wonderful space, staff, communication! Thank you. I will look into booking here again.
Exact location provided after booking

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