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BRIGHT HOUSE ~ Let's unite & SHINE!!!

NEW
Portage, MI
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4.91
  • 1 hr min
  • 60 people
  • 3000 sq/ft
  • Production
  • Event
  • Meeting
BRIGHT HOUSE was built in 1928 by Al Capone for his sister, we were told by the city. It is a unique & attractive space that's great for small events of up to 50 people. When we purchased it, it had been a photography studio. We turned it into an eye care biz ~a decade ago, but COVID shut downs & the inability to find reliable help forced us to close in August 2022. Now we're creating a lovely, versatile space there for small private parties & events. The main entrance leads into a ~15' X 30' reception desk area & patient lounge. Then there's a 12' X 15' room with a large window (this room can be closed off with French doors), and another 12'X10' room that has a long counter & small sink, perfect for buffet/potluck style meals. There's a fully functional kitchen as well, with French doors that go out to a deck & a back yard. There is one public restroom with a bidet & one "private" staff bathroom with a shower. Soon there will also be a 30' X 20' room with high ceilings & great acoustics, that can hold ~50 people for small weddings, dances, concerts, acoustic jam sessions, open mic/karoake, yoga/tai chi classes, laughter yoga, guided meditations, drumming circles, Tibetan singing bowls, etc. This room also has a large stone-faced gas fireplace, a big windowed wall & a separate entrance/exit to the back yard. The tree-filled yard is great for outdoor events. There's a gazebo nestled in bamboo & a beautiful pond/waterfall feature with a simple bridge that was designed for photo shoots.

Category and style

Event Space

Gothic/Victorian

Parking

Parking for 15 cars

Available parking lot or parking structure nearby

Location details

Property size (sq ft):
3000 sq ft

Location Rules

Cooking allowed
Electricity usage allowed
Outside catering/food allowed
Small House Concerts allowed
Acoustic jam sessions allowed
Fashion shows allowed
Classes allowed
Small weddings allowed
Indoor/outdoor photo shoots allowed
Indoor/outdoor (in gazebo) massage allowed
Art/music/photography classes allowed
Customized private parties (with membership) allowed
Karaoke & open-mic allowed

Amenities

Air Conditioning
Hair/Makeup area
Wifi

Features

High Ceiling
Ornate Ceiling
Auditorium/Lecture Hall
Ballroom
Fountain
Front Desk
Garden
Kitchen
Patio
Studio Space/Equipment
Carpet Floor
Dance Floor
Tiles Floor
Colored Walls
Mural Wall

Crew access

Stairs
Wheelchair / Handicap Access

Opening hours

Sunday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Add-ons the location offers
Items, services and options you can add to the booking at check-out.

Questions

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

    A: Gina allows 60 attendees on location

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

    A: Gina allows production, events and meetings

  • Q: How many square feet is the location?

    A: BRIGHT HOUSE ~ Let's unite & SHINE!!! is 3000 sq/ft

Location
Exact location provided after booking
from $40/hr