Russell Industrial Center

1600 Clay St, Detroit, MI 48211, USA


Venue Fee* $$$$

Max Capacity 700 plated; 1,500 strolling

*Prices vary based on guest count and additional details.



Distinctive Features: Indoor, Corporate, Urban, Industrial, Warehouse, Rustic, Unique

With its history spanning nearly a century, The Russell Industrial Center complex began as a seven-building manufacturing facility but has now been revitalized as an expo center and creative workspace for local artists. Russell’s vast spaces have played host to major Hollywood motion picture shoots, as well as arts, theatre and social events.


Also known as the Baker Building, The Expo Center is premier event space, well suited for tradeshows, product launches, and myriad occasions. Spanning 36,000 square feet, The Expo Center’s polished white floors offer a ‘clean slate’ backdrop for any type of décor. Take advantage of the center’s convenient freight dock for easy load-in and load-out. On-site parking and event security.


Venue Tip

Russell’s Expo Center was the backdrop for Eminem’s “Rap God” video – make it the backdrop for your next celebration.