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About the Linen Building:

exterior-historicThe historic Linen Building is a 100-year-old architectural masterpiece currently used as a multipurpose space exquisitely designed for concerts, art exhibits, nonprofit benefits and private events, including weddings and business functions.  The venue is centrally located in the historic Linen District, near downtown Boise.  Built in the early 1900’s, the building at 1402 W. Grove St. is the former home of a linen supply company. It’s the focal point of the Linen District, which runs from 13th Street to 16th Street, and from Main Street to Front Street. (Footnote 1)

The current tenant is The Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence. We envision creating a community space for organizing,  celebrating,  healing and learning.


Current maximum occupancy is 388 people, though we recommend not to exceed 300 people for spaciousness and accessibility.

The distance between pillars is 30 feet.

Additional Building Specs:

Space Sq. Ft. Dims Ceiling Ht. Reception (Standing) Rounds of 8 Theatre Classroom U Shape Conference
Main Room 3500 50 X 70 15′ 225-300 20 200 100 65 40
Mezzanine 450 20 X 23 7′ 39 5 25 20 16 12


Pricing includes use of the following:

  • Entire first floor
  • Mezzanine
  • Our inventory which includes:
    • 25 5-foot round tables
    • 190 black chairs
    • 5 Cocktail tables
    • 2 8-foot banquet tables
    • 4 6-foot banquet tables
    • 2 bars 16” wide, 46” tall, and 6 feet wide (each)
  • Use of our in-house sound system which includes:
    • One wireless, hand-held mic
    • One wired, hand-held mic
    • In house speakers and lighting
    • A 16-channel mixer
    • Ability to play music from a phone/tablet/laptop
    • Projection screen and projector with sound
    • stage
Standard Rates
Standard Rental Mon-Thurs Fri/Sun Sat
Standard, Half Day (5 hours) $600 $700 N/A
Standard, Full Day (10 hours) $1000 $1300 $1700
Nonprofit Rates
Nonprofit Rental (based on nonprofit budget) Mon-Thurs Fri/Sun Sat
Budget above $500,000
Half Day (5 hours) $450 $700 N/A
Full Day (10 hours) $750 $1300 $1700
Budget below $500,000 and Public Schools
Half Day (5 hours) $400 $450 N/A
Full Day (10 hours) $650 $850 $1,700

Additional Charges


You can provide your own insurance for the event through your insurance company. We require an additional $1,000,000 liability insurance policy naming the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence as an additional insured.

Alternatively, we can provide the insurance for your event at an additional cost of $100.00.


You can opt to clean the space yourself, which would entail removing all personal property, taking the trash out, and sweeping. A checklist and cleaning supplies (trashcan liners and broom) are provided by us.

Alternatively, you can opt to leave the cleaning to us at an additional cost of $100.00.

Set Up/Tear Down

An additional 2 hour grace period is provided for set up/tear down for you to use at your discretion at the beginning or end of your event.

While we provide all of our inventory of tables and chairs at no additional cost, we do not provide a crew to set up/tear down or help with decorating. You are welcome to seek the services of an event planner to assist with these tasks.

Alternatively, if you rent the tables and chairs from Tates Rents (208-336-5486), they offer a set up and tear down service for an additional fee.


Check out these beautiful lights courtesy of CJ at Valiant Productions!

Check out these beautiful lights courtesy of CJ at Valiant Productions!

If you have Audio/Visual needs in addition to the standard items provided (see inventory above), please contact Valiant Productions.


Limited free parking is available in the lot adjacent to the Linen Building. 26 parking spots are available and are marked “Linen”. There is also free and metered street parking in the area surrounding the building and paid parking in nearby garages.


The Linen Building does not provide in-house catering and there is no fee for using external caterers.


Any alcohol on the premises must be dispersed by a licensed alcohol caterer. Licenses and event-specific permits must be presented prior to the date of rental.

Recommended Alcohol Caterers:


Please visit our online booking form to submit a request for booking. We will contact you within 48 business hours at the phone number or email provided.

We also invite you to contact The Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic violence at 208-384-0419 ext 7 or laura@engagingvoices.org to schedule a tour of the space and if you have any additional questions.


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(footnote 1) Read more here: http://www.idahostatesman.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/words-deeds/article40747143.html#storylink=cpy