The Eastern

3434 Russell St, Detroit, MI 48207, USA


Venue Fee* $$

Max Capacity 200 plated; 300 strolling

*Prices vary based on guest count and additional details.



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

The Eastern, located at the northern gateway to Detroit’s Eastern Market, is the former home to Hook and Ladder House No. 5 and the Detroit Fire Department Repair Shop; it is now the second oldest standing fire station in the city of Detroit. This rustic, warehouse-like and easily accessible space dates back to 1888, and retains the original colors and other subtle details of an old firehouse.

If your event requires an open floor plan, this expansive 5,000 square foot space can be easily configured to meet your needs; its 14-to-16-foot metal beam and galvanized steel ceilings allow ample room for displaying tall objects. The Eastern also has a roll-up garage door also reveals a 3,000 square foot patio for use while weather permits. On-site parking available.


Venue Tip

Add local flair to your event by including the Detroit Mercantile retail space connected to The Eastern. Guests can shop a great selection of vintage and modern art, accessories, clothing, home goods and general merchandise from Detroit-area and other vendors.