Freight 38

A historic lounge and rental space. Looking for a night out and hoping to experience something entertaining and different come check us out. We offer our lounge and rental space for private events.

838 S. 1st Street
Milwaukee, WI • 53204
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Industrial modern design and warm wood tones fill this bright and cozy lounge. Cream city brick, and salvaged wood accents are throughout with warm Edison bulbs, and candles fill the venue with cozy lighting. The space has a separate party room available for private events for up to 100. Full service bar, lighting and sound equipped, outside catering allowed, no catering minimums, projector screen, tables and chairs available, Private event facility rental available. Private dressing room, handicap accessible, and outdoor space.

Let us host your next meetup, mixer, zumba class, conference, black tie event, fundraiser, dance social, WHATEVER IT IS, LET’S GET TOGETHER. Celebrating the diversity that Milwaukee and the wonderful people in our community have to offer!

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Onsite Amenities
& Features

  • ADA Compliant
  • WiFi Available
  • Banquet Facilities
  • WiFi Available (Complimentary)
  • Open For Business


  • Price Range: $$$
  • Total Number of Meeting Rooms: 2
  • Total Sq. Ft. Meeting Space: 3000
  • Sq. Ft. of Largest Meeting Room: 1900
  • Capacity of Largest Room Set Banquet Style: 1100
  • Capacity of Largest Room Set Reception Style: 2000
  • Capacity of Largest Room Set Conference Style: 1100
  • Capacity of Largest Room Set Classroom Style: 1100
  • Capacity of Largest Room Set Theater Style: 100
  • Ceiling Height: 10
  • Facility Classification: Event Venue

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