Old Brick

Old Brick

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Does anyone have a source for a print of Old Brick (painting, Marjorie Kurtz Hayek’s drawing, or other)? Thanks!
Day dreaming of lush velvet linens + allllll the warm fall tones ✨

Photography | Macy Marie Photography
Venue | Old Brick
Design + Floral | Unique Events
It's National Small Business week, and we thought we'd take a look back at some of the small businesses we've supported over the years with Grand Openings

Hotka Construction, LLC
Dunn Brothers Coffee
StairWay5
Iowa Recovery Room
The Iowa Children's Museum
Z’s Catering and BBQ
Snyder & Associates
Salon Ludic
CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank
Optimae LifeServices
PS1 Media Arts Co-op
Axiom Consultants
Sugar Salon
Christa Payne - Country Financial
Every Bloomin' Thing
HBK
Community Foundation of Johnson County
Rock Valley Physical Therapy
FilmScene
Clean Laundry
Corridor Equipment Rental
Jocelyn Taylor Bridal and Prom
Old Brick
Caring Hands & More
NuCara
DeWitt Chiropractic - Coralville
Mixhomemercantile
DEFY
On With Life
PhysMed Home Health Care
VERV EV
Kepros Physical Therapy & Performance
HOTWORX
Golfletics Performance Center
Just look 👀 at all that space! 🏃‍♀️ Hurry - there’s only 3️⃣8️⃣ tickets left for Brix Cheese Shop & Wine Bar’s Rose v. Wade benefit being held at Old Brick this Saturday, August 8th!!!

See you there! 🥂
Well, we might not be the best at blogging, but eventually we get all of our weddings on the blog 😂😂🤣🤣

Michael and Juliana's wedding at Old Brick last November has hit the blog!

Go check out their gorgeous day!

http://wildsoulweddings.com/2019/11/03/michael-and-juliana-de-lisi-wedding-photography-iowa-city-wedding-photographer/
New bricks for Old Brick. A perfect day for a ribbon cutting on the new patio!
3D patio tour of Old Brick
Sek Surebond Inc showcasing how to seal natural limestone at Old Brick. SEK SP4000 will block salt damage and black silt build up on limestone keeping old brick block looking new.
This space was truly softened up with the white linens, chairs and backdrop!

Photo// Carter Photography
Florals// Christopher Crow Hy-Vee
Venue// Old Brick
Design & Planning// Blissful Events By Abbey
Linen Rental// D'Lux Events
Rentals// Unique Events Of Iowa
Catering// Bread Garden Market & Bakery
Entertainment// Midwest Dueling Pianos
Dinnerware Rentals// Aero Rental
Cake// Hy-Vee (Iowa City)
Sean Pearl of Sustainable Landscape Solutions explains recent stormwater improvements at Old Brick in Iowa City.
Old Brick crew (majority of us anyways!) Say cheeeeeeeeseburgers!
Can someone call me 3193418524 about the cleaning my number has changed

A historical landmark in the heart of downtown Iowa City, Old Brick advocates, educates and celebrates with more than 15,000 individuals each year.

It is also the home to 16 non-profits organizations. It is a Nationally Registered Historic Landmark. Old Brick is a historical landmark in the heart of downtown Iowa City. It provides a gathering place for cultural, creative, religious, civic, and social events in the community, state, and region. The space is often used for weddings, receptions, exhibits, theatre, concerts, lectures, and luncheo

10/10/2022

Calling all engaged couples and soon-to-be brides and grooms! Our 2023 schedule is booking up quickly and we want to add your name to it.

Contact us to book your tour today using the link below - we can't wait to show you around!
https://tinyurl.com/2p86k3rk

08/10/2022

Football season is almost here! Are you looking for a place for family, friends or alumni to watch the big game? Old Brick's location in the heart of downtown Iowa City is the perfect place to take in all the action! You can live stream the game in our Main Hall, host a tailgate on our patio or have an afterparty to celebrate! Contact us today about our rental options! [email protected]

Photos from Old Brick's post 08/08/2022

We have been loving all the beautiful unique weddings this summer! What is your wedding style? Old Brick's original character can fit any style wedding!

08/05/2022

Did you know Old Brick rents office space to local nonprofit organizations? If you are nonprofit looking for office space in Downtown Iowa city, contact us about our current availability and rates!

Photos from Old Brick's post 06/15/2022

Happy Wedding Wednesday!

We had a lovely couple hosted their Wedding at Old Brick this past weekend. They really transformed the space into something so beautiful! Congratulations newlyweds and thank you for choosing Old Brick to host your special day.

Photos from Old Brick's post 05/18/2022

Happy Summer! We have some beautiful greenery growing around our venue!

✨What are you looking forward the most this summer?✨

05/11/2022

Make your wedding even more special by buying a brick to display on our patio!

Contact us for more information at [email protected]

05/11/2022

Make your wedding even more special by buying a brick to display on our patio!

Contact us for more information at [email protected]

05/04/2022

Our new website is up and running!! Easier to use, more photos from events for inspiration and a way to contact our event coordinators to schedule a tour! Link is in our bio!

05/04/2022

Our new website is officially up and running! We have all new updates pictures, information about Old Brick and easier way to find anything you may want to know about Old Brick!

Go check it out: www.oldbrick.org

04/28/2022

Old Brick was voted Best Wedding Venue 2021! Thank you voters!

Photos from Old Brick's post 04/25/2022

Saturday brought beautiful weather for our guests to host a wedding

Photos from Old Brick's post 04/14/2022

A nice Chi-Hop event to kick off the Easter weekend!

Photos from Old Brick's post 04/04/2022

A beautfiul Greek life event held at Old Brick!

Wish The Agape Cafe Happy 29th Anniversary! 04/01/2022

Wish The Agape Cafe Happy 29th Anniversary!

Wish The Agape Cafe Happy 29th Anniversary! Help the Agape Cafe expand to year-round service!!

Photos from Old Brick's post 03/22/2022

Tomorrow morning, Agape Cafe offers a free breakfast to the community members here at Old Brick. Feel free to come and check it out!

03/21/2022

Happy Monday Everyone! With graduation and wedding season rolling around, we are filling up our schedule quick. Make us to email us about hosting your event at Old Brick at [email protected].

01/04/2022

Did you get engaged over the holiday season and looking for a venue?? Old Brick still has available dates in 2022! Our Main Hall's original character offers a unique space for any style event. And our location in the heart of downtown Iowa City is the perfect location for your guests to experience all that the city has to offer! Contact us today for a tour!

10/21/2021

Are you planning a holiday party for friends, family or co-workers? Old Brick would like to invite you to celebrate the holidays with us! Our historic open setting is perfect for any style event! And our location in the heart of downtown Iowa City is easy and convenient for all your guests! Outside catering welcome!

For more information or to book a date please contact us at [email protected] or 319-351-2626.

Photos from Old Brick's post 10/06/2021

Old Brick's location in the heart of downtown Iowa City makes it a great and unique venue for any type of event! Contact [email protected] for more information or to book your next event!

Photo Credit:
Tippie College of Business Meet the Firms Night

06/07/2021

Wedding season has begun! Old Brick offers a unique space for any style wedding. Contact us today for a tour! [email protected]

Photos from Old Brick's post 05/31/2021

Wedding come in all shapes and sizes at Old Brick from very fancy with lots of decorations to very simple and elegant. Completely customizable to your taste and budget.

04/07/2021

Are you looking for a more intimate way to celebrate your big day? Old Brick is offering a Mini Ceremony Package for those looking for a smaller way to say "I Do". Package includes use of our Main Ballroom and 2000 square foot patio for up to 4 hours. Contact [email protected] for more information!

03/24/2021

Have an entrepreneurial spirit? Thinking of starting your own small catering business or becoming a personal chef?

Old Brick is just the place to start with our newly renovated, commercially licensed professional kitchen that rents by the hour or daily rates.

Contact us now. [email protected]

03/14/2021

Booking now!

Booking weddings, birthdays, graduations, tail-gates and more now and into 2022!
Email us at [email protected]

Photos from Old Brick's post 03/10/2021

Spring is here and that means graduation is near! Are you looking for a place to celebrate? Old Brick is the perfect location for a socially distanced high school or college graduation party! Contact us today for a tour or to book a date! [email protected]

02/19/2021

Old Brick is an historic building in the heart of downtown Iowa City. Our Main Hall is one open ballroom. Its original character offers a unique space for any style event.

We are now booking into 2022! Contact us today for a tour!

[email protected]

Climate Action at Work Awardees | City of Iowa City 09/25/2020

Climate Action at Work Awardees | City of Iowa City

So excited to announce that Old Brick won an award for Climate Action based on the design and installation of our new water-permeable patio from the City of Iowa City. We remain vigilant in our mission to become more and more climate conscious in all our daily operating decisions and future renovation choices. It takes small choices day by day by everyone to make a big impact together.

https://www.icgov.org/city-government/departments-and-divisions/neighborhood-and-development-services/climate-action-3

Climate Action at Work Awardees | City of Iowa City City announces Climate Action at Work award winners The City of Iowa City is excited to announce the winners of the first annual Climate Action at Work Awards program. Participation was open to all Iowa City-based businesses, encouraging applications from those with BIPOC, female, or LGBTQ ownership...

Timeline photos 08/06/2020

Check out a beautiful photo shoot @ Old Brick. www.ivoryandbliss.pixieset.com/oldbrickshootout

Photos from Old Brick's post 06/02/2020

Old Brick introduces Mini-Ceremonies! Open dates available in June, July, and August. Celebrate your special day with close friends and family using our large ballroom and brand new 2,000 sq ft outdoor patio. Social distance in style with our new package! Live-streaming of events available.

Timeline photos 11/13/2019

Kappa Alpha Theta Fall Philanthropy supporting Casa 12-3 $8 for pretzel/cheese and drink Brick today!

Timeline photos 11/07/2019

Beta Theta Pi Tacos for the Troops Military Outreach in honor of up coming Veterans Day! Come and eat tacos today at Old Brick 11-2:30. $6.00!

10/17/2019

Meet Julie Thomas who just joined Old Brick as our Director of Operations & Events. She brings experience in events, programming and volunteer management from working at several different Children’s museums including the Iowa City Children’s Museum to her role at Old Brick. She also has spent time grant writing which we know will be put to good use! Please help us welcome Julie!

10/14/2019

Old Brick Patio

Old Brick patio tour! Offical opening ceremony and ribbon cutting on Friday, October 18th, 9AM. Thanks to William Easton of Easton Designs for the Drone Footage.

Photos from Sustainable Landscape Solutions's post 09/14/2019

Old Brick’s patio project is complete! After several weeks of construction, stop by and see our new 2,000 sq ft patio, landscaping, and signage. We’ve added lighting and electricity to our patio to make sure it works for all types of functions in the future. Beautiful addition to our historic building.
PS—many have inquired about the bricks—they are still for sale and we will continue to add names/companies as long as there are available bricks to engrave. You can download form from our website oldBrick.org

Photos from Old Brick's post 08/30/2019

We are under construction!!! Our water-permeable patio and retaining wall along Clinton St. are coming along and the crews at Sustainable Landscape Solutions will be working through the weekend to keep us on deadline! Our 2,000 sq ft. patio will be a great space to rent right in the heart of all the Iowa City action for cocktail parties and events come mid-September!

Photos from Old Brick's post 08/25/2019

Here is what Old Brick looks like today (Sunday, Aug. 25th)...take a good look because beginning tomorrow for the next two weeks, we will be a giant construction zone as will build a retaining wall along Clinton St. and a 2,000 sq ft. water permeable patio across the front of Old Brick. At almost 165 years old, this magnificent old lady is getting a face lift! Follow us as we update the construction progress...

Photos from Old Brick's post 07/31/2019

Drapery and incredible flowers were bountiful at the wedding this past weekend at Old Brick. Congrats J & K and here’s to your happily ever after!

Photos from Old Brick's post 07/18/2019

Creating memories that you will cherish for a lifetime at Old Brick. Here’s to your Happily Ever After S & C!

Timeline photos 07/17/2019

Want to try some plant-based delicious food?

***UPCOMING POP-UP EVENT***
WHEN: July 24th @ 6-8pm
WHERE: Old Brick in Iowa City
WHAT: Breakfast for Dinner Fixed Menu
HOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT: send an email to [email protected] telling me how many will be attending and I will send out an invoice confirming the reservation of your spots
**This menu will be 100% Gluten-Free**

Our Story

Old Brick is a historic landmark in the heart of downtown Iowa City. It provides a gathering place for cultural, creative, religious, civic, and social events in the community, state, and region. The space is often used for weddings, receptions, exhibits, theatre, concerts, lectures, and luncheons. The hall is 50' by 80' and has a beautiful solid oak floor. The auditorium features general illumination lights with dimmers and high intensity lighting for exhibits. It also contains a podium, full kitchen, wooden dance floor, and a Baldwin grand piano.

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26 E Market St
Iowa City, IA
52245

Opening Hours

Monday 8am - 5pm
Tuesday 8am - 5pm
Wednesday 8am - 5pm
Thursday 8am - 5pm
Friday 8am - 5pm

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