About the Eastern

The event space, formerly home to Hook and Ladder House No. 5 and the Detroit Fire Department Repair Shop, is inextricably associated with the development of Detroit’s professional fire department. Erected in 1888, Hook and Ladder House No. 5 is now the second oldest standing fire station in the city of Detroit.

Types of Events

Weddings, Art Gallery Openings, Conferences, Corporate Events, Retail Exhibitions, Birthdays, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Photoshoots, Holiday Markets, and more.


Featured Amenities

Network receiver & speaker system

Security camera system

Handmade tables and benches (seating for up to 40-50 people)

On site parking

Full bar + bartender services*

Enhanced sound system and wireless PA available for rental*
* Additional cost – quote provided upon request

The Space

5,000 square foot (100’ x 50’) warehouse with polished concrete floors

3,000 square foot patio

Newly remodeled restrooms

Roll-up garage door

Metal beam and galvanized steel ceilings (14’ – 16’ height)

Air conditioning / Heat

Capacity: 300 seated/600+ strolling