Grand Hall

  • Medium availability

  • $140 per hour

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Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institiute 104 17th Ave S, Seattle

Sandra Boas-DuPree
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Listing updated 10/21/22 • Added 05/26/17

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Square Footage 4000 sq. ft.
Max Occupancy 250 persons
Accessibility ADA compliant
Accessible parking
Accessible entrance
Accessible restroom
No stairs
Loading zone
Parking Onsite parking (free)
Street parking (free)
Lighting Windows
Walls Plaster and Lathe
Cement / Concrete
Flooring Sprung wood
Stage Flexible stage
Seating Flexible seating
Performance Space Lobby
Other Qualities Mirrors

Performance, Rehearsal, Exhibition, Meetings / Meetups, Workshops / Classes, Events, Readings


Dance, Music

The Space

A unique venue boasting sprung, dance studio floors, it is ideal for professional dance rehearsals, performances, cocktail parties, wedding ceremonies or luncheons. Capacity: standing 250; seated 160.

Hourly Rental

$140 per hour

Kitchen included in rental of Grand Hall

Rental Requirements

Liability insurance (minimum 1 million dollars) is required for public events.

Cancellation Policy

A deposit of 30% is required for reservation. Cancellations within 30 days will result in a forfeit of the deposit.

The Basics
Utilities included
Shared bathrooms
Wireless Internet
Full kitchen
PA system
Music stands
DVD Player
Hearing Assistance Equipment
Tables and chairs
Performance piano
Alcohol allowed
Self catering allowed
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institiute

104 17th Ave S, Seattle

The Building

Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute (LHPAI) underwent extensive renovations in 2011 to preserve its architectural character and update the facilities. It is now a community facility that may be rented for events and community programs.

LHPAI partners with the new non-profit LANGSTON to continue being a center for African American arts and culture in Seattle. It is also home to the Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas and The Historic Central Area Arts and Cultural District.


Office Hours
Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday: Closed
By Appointment

Building rentals are available 7days/week 6am-1am


LHPAI offers a variety of options for parking free of charge. Street parking is available along with parking lots on the northeast corner of East Yesler Way and 17th Avenue South. There is additional parking behind the building in the southeast parking lot.

Listing updated 10/21/22 • Added 05/26/17

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