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Details

Lewis Latimer Café

Venue Details

With gorgeous floor-to-ceiling windows that offer abundant natural light (not to mention unparalleled views of the Detroit skyline), the Lewis Latimer Café is an ideal setting for small-scale events: VIP receptions, bridal showers, and the like.

You'll have access to an outdoor patio, too, in case you'd like room for your guests to mill around and enjoy a bit of fresh air.

Guest Capacity - Indoor Only

  • Sit-down reception - 50 guests
  • Lecture-style seating - 70 guests
  • Standing reception -100 guests

Guest Capacity - Indoor & Outdoor Patio Combo

  • Sit-down reception - 300 guests
  • Sit-down reception with dance floor - 250 guests
  • Standing reception - 400 guests

Pricing

Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday

  • Indoor only - $500 for four hours
  • Indoor and outdoor patio combo - $1,000 for four hours

Thursday through Saturday

  • Indoor only - $600 for four hours
  • Indoor and outdoor patio combo - $1,200 for four hours

Venue Additions

Equipment Rentals
  • Additional microphones - $50
  • LCD monitor - $150
  • A/V projector cart - $150 
  • Dance floor - $300
Special Services
  • A/V support technicians - $250 per technician
  • Exhibition galleries open - $250
  • Security - The Wright reserves the right to require additional event security, depending on event size, though client may hire their own security should they wish; contact your rental coordinator for pricing details
  • Valet - The Wright typically contracts with First Class Valet; contact your rental coordinator for pricing details

Special Event Request Form

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