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EMERGE Meeting Room Rental

We welcome you to host your next meeting in one of our beautiful, restored buildings! Built in 1894 to house the North Branch Library, the EMERGE Career and Technology Center was recently restored and remains on the National Historic Register. It features fireplaces, original brick, art glass windows, and other historic details. These meeting spaces will add character and historical charm to your meeting or event! Special rates for EMERGE partners or organizations hosting Northside community groups. 

For room rental info, contact 612-529-9267 or

EMERGE Career & Technology Center

We have four rooms available to rent at the newly restored EMERGE Career & Technology Center. The building was just opened to the public in March 2015.

Phillips Community Room

Phillips Room Phillips Room

The Phillips Room is our premiere event space. It features cathedral ceilings, historic fireplace, glass walls, a kitchenette off of the room, and a built in projector and screen. 

Capacity: 50

Cost: $60/hr | $400/day


Boardroom Phillips Room

The Boardroom is connected to the Phillips room by a glass wall. Two large sets of glass doors can be kept open for events. Larger events may choose to rent both rooms. The Boardroom is also perfect for a smaller meeting space, featuring glass doors, restored art deco windows, and plenty of sun. The room includes an AV monitor.

Capacity: 20

Cost: $15/hr | $100/day

East Classroom

East Classroom East Classroom

The East Classroom is a spacious classroom-style meeting space. It features high ceilings and projection/sound. Laptops are available to rent for an additional $25.

Capacity: 40

Cost: $25/hr | $125/day

West Classroom

West Classroom

The West Classroom is a spacious classroom-style computer lab. It features high ceilings, desktop computers, and projection/sound.

Capacity: 50

Cost: $30/hr | $150/day

EMERGE Community Development    |    1834 Emerson Avenue North    |    Minneapolis, MN 55411

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