HOW BIG IS BLOCK 41?
15,000 square feet on two levels
The ceiling height on the 1st floor is 12’-8’’ (11’-0” to bottom of lowest beam)
The ceiling height on the 2nd floor is 14’-3” (11’-10” to bottom of lowest beam)
WHAT IS THE CAPACITY?
Total building with Courtyard: 720+ standing/622 seated
Bert & Tot Ballroom: 359+ standing/350 seated
Ewing Theater & Musings Gallery: 251+ standing/216 seated
Courtyard: 110+ standing/56 seated
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN MY RENTAL?
Depending on which space (or spaces) you rent, the following amenities are included:
State-of-the-art audio/visual/wifi/HDMI hookups
Customizable lighting systems
10 customizable and portable up lights
Full air handling system including heat, air conditioning and Big Ass fans on both floors
One prep kitchen per floor including convection oven, hot box, ice machine, refrigerator, stainless steel rolling tables, triple bin sinks, three additional dedicated 20-amp circuits
In-floor power outlets at most columns and around the periphery of each floor
ADA accessible restrooms on each floor
Green Room (Bridal Room) with lounge furniture, shower, sink and vanity
Load-in/load-out garage doors at each level
Private, landscaped outdoor courtyard with ipé deck and gas connection for barbecue or fire pit
Professional onsite representative
Assorted Tables (60” rounds, high/low cocktail, banquet)
100 black resin padded folding chairs
Magnetic hooks (30 lb limit) for hanging decor from ceilings, pillars and more
4 custom rolling bars
2 lecterns for speakers/presenters
WHAT IS THE COST?
We have multiple rental options:
Please call for your custom quote. We have multiple options depending on your event needs.
We offer regular and non-profit rates.
We also offer weekday and hourly rates.
All regular rates are for a 10-hour period, including load-in and load-out, and include all amenities.
Additional hours can be added.
Please contact us for a site visit!
10 hours, including load-in and load-out. Additional hours can be added.
HOW MANY HOURS ARE INCLUDED IN WITH RENTAL?
ARE WE REQUIRED TO USE YOUR VENDORS & DO THEY PAY YOU A FEE?
You are only required to use one of our six preferred caterers (Foodz Catering, Blue Ribbon Cooking, City Catering, Kaspar's Catering, Tom Douglas, Cameron Catering) and one of our three A/V vendors (Blue Danube, Crimson Haze, Lightsmiths).
If you have a special need that our preferred vendors cannot accommodate, we will work with you to find an alternate vendor.
All caterers pay a sales commission to Block 41 for use of and for the upkeep of all on-site catering and AV equipment, as well as marketing.
DO YOU HAVE AIR & HEAT?
Yes. We have a full air handling system including air conditioning and heat, as well as two large ceiling fans and operable windows on each floor to enhance air flow.
SHOULD WE HIRE A PARTY OR WEDDING PLANNER?
We recommend it. It will make your event much more enjoyable.
WHO CAN I TALK TO FOR VENUE NEEDS ON THE DAY OF EVENT?
An onsite representative is included with your rental. He/she will be present for the duration of your event to address any special needs pertaining to the building. Your caterer and planner will be available to address all additional requests.
HOW MANY RESTROOMS DO YOU HAVE?
We have two multi-stall, ADA accessible restrooms on each floor, as well as a family restroom on the first floor. The Green Room/Bridal Room has a shower and sink. We have a total 13 stalls.
CAN YOU ASSIST GUESTS IN WHEEL-CHAIRS?
Yes. We are fully ADA compliant with an elevator that visits each floor and a ramp in the outdoor courtyard.
Yes. You can fit a food truck and multiple food carts in our courtyard with the gate closed. The space available for a food truck is: 280" wide by 370" deep. The gate opening is 172" wide.
CAN A FOOD
TRUCK FIT IN THE
There are 3 pay-to-park lots within a 1 minute walk of Block 41, including 1 lot in our alley, 1 lot in the alley across the street and another lot 1 block away on 1st Avenue. In front and on the side of our building, as well as a 3+ block radius, you will find pay-to-park street parking, both 2 and 4 hour. You also have the option of reserving 3 spots directly in front of our lobby doors and hiring valet.