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National Union Building

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918 F Street NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20004

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Event Types Welcomed

Adult Social Event | Corporate Social Events | Expo/Competitions | Family Reunion | Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreat | Wedding Ceremony/Reception | Youth Retreat/Camp
Maximum
Meeting:750
Meeting
Rooms:8
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About

About National Union Building

The National Union Building is a historic building constructed in 1890 offering elegant, private event and entertainment spaces in downtown Washington, DC. Located at 918 F Street, Northwest, The National Union Building is at the center of the lively neighborhood of Chinatown/Penn Quarter, surrounded by restaurants, bars, shopping, and historical landmarks. Designed by a young, local architect named Glenn Brown, the Romanesque, stone clad façade maintains period details such as soaring ceilings, curved glass, exposed brick, and an original wrought-iron staircase circling DC’s last central-core elevator cage.

The Owlstone

This bright, two-floor event space is connected by an elegant stairway. It features retail-sized Washington, D.C. street view window on the first level, and beautiful bay and arched windows on the second level.

  • Capacity: 120 standing, 70 theater, 60 banquet
  • Street-level retail, lounge seating, high-backed leather bar stools, cocktail tables
The Demo Kitchen

This spacious, fully equipped industrial demonstration kitchen with necessary equipment is located on our third floor.

  • Capacity: 110 standing, 60 banquet
  • Cocktail tables, high-backed leather bar stools, sofa and chairs, antique Moroccan lamp
  • 8 ovens, full range grill, ample counter and refrigeration space
Four North

Our large, bright, street-facing room on our fourth floor features exposed brick and a neutral pallet along with three bay windows overlooking Washington, D.C.

  • Capacity: 150 standing, 140 theater, 110 banquet
  • Leather sofa and chairs, projectors and AV, movable bars, cocktail tables, high-backed leather bar stools
Four South

This intimate space on our fourth floor provides a view of Ford's Theater, and includes tin ceilings and exposed brick.

  • Capacity: 120 standing, 100 theater, 90 banquet
  • Movable bars, cocktail tables, high-backed leather bar stools, projector and AV
  • Dedicated catering space
Six North

One of Washington, D.C.’s magnificent event spaces on the top floor of the building is filled with natural light and featuring soaring ceilings as well as a tower with original building top exposure.

  • Capacity: 250 standing, 175 theater, 150 banquet
  • Movable bars, cocktail tables, high-backed leather bar stools, high ceilings, sofa and chairs
  • Vaulted tower ceiling
Six South

This generously sized and light-filled room with high ceilings is on the top floor of the building, featuring an overlook of Baptist Alley and Ford's Theater in downtown Washington, D.C.

  • Capacity: 275 standing, 200 theater, 170 banquet
  • Projectors and AV, movable bars, cocktail tables, high-backed leather bar stools
The Speakeasy

Our cavernous but intimate space is in the basement of the building. The Speakeasy is the only space on property that is not accessible by elevator.

  • Capacity: 75 standing
  • Full bar with complete bar equipment
For more details or to schedule a site visit:

  • Visit us at www.nationalunionbuilding.com
  • Call us at (202) 431-8516 or email info@nationalunionbuilding.com to schedule a site visit to explore our Washington, D.C. event and conference space.
LOCATION + TRANSPORTATION
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Washington Regan, DCA - 10 minutes


Taxi | Bus | Metro | Train

CATERING

Must Use In-House CateringNO
Venue Hosted Alcohol PermittedYES



AMENITIES + UNIQUE EXPERIENCES
Biking
Hiking
Running
ADA Accessible
A/V Tech Staff
Projector Screen
LCD Projectors
MEETING + EVENT SPACE CAPACITIES

750 Attendees


8 Spaces

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Theatre Style 200

TECHNOLOGY
The National Union Building in downtown Washington, D.C. features a 100MB Fiber internet over complimentary WIFI, a 1080p HD ceiling mounted projector and 120” projector screen. Wireless handheld and cordless mic, LED up lighting, Padded folding chairs, 72”x18” classroom tables, VOIP Polycom conference lines, and restored antique Edison bulb floor and table lamps are also available.

Yes


Projector ScreenLCD Projectors

RENTAL POLICIES
Alcohol ConsumptionYES

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Amenities + Unique Experiences

AMENITIES

Amenities
Biking
Biking
Hiking
Hiking
Running
Running
ADA Accessible
ADA Accessible
A/V Tech Staff
A/V Tech Staff
Projector Screen
Projector Screen
LCD Projectors
LCD Projectors


Event Spaces

Meeting and Event Spaces

Max Capacities
750
Overall


Meeting + Event Spaces
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Bright, two-floor event space connected by elegant stairway features retail-sized street view window on the first level, and beautiful bay and arched windows on second level.
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Spacious, fully equipped industrial demonstration kitchen and equipment, with room to seat up to 60 people.
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Large, bright, street-facing room on our 4th floor for up to 150 guests.
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Large room on our 4th floor with a view of Ford's Theater, for up to 120 guests.
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Magnificent space on the top floor of the building, filled with natural light and featuring soaring ceilings as well as a tower with original building top exposure, for up to 250 guests.
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Generously sized and light-filled room with high ceilings on the top floor of the building, featuring an overlook of Baptist Alley and Ford's Theater.
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Cavernous but intimate space in the basement of the building, featuring complete bar equipment, for up to 75 guests. The Speakeasy is the only space on property that is not accessible by elevator.

Location

Location + Transportation

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Nearby Airport
Washington Regan, DCA - 10 minutes
Transportation + Parking
Taxi
Bus
Metro
Train

Services

Services

Services

In-house design of programmable DMX LED uplighting along all brick walls of each space. Art pin spot lighting. Gobo stencil lighting. Complimentary bistro lighting.

Technology

Technology

Equipment Available On-Site
Projector Screen
Projector Screen
LCD Projectors
LCD Projectors

Description
The National Union Building in downtown Washington, D.C. features a 100MB Fiber internet over complimentary WIFI, a 1080p HD ceiling mounted projector and 120” projector screen. Wireless handheld and cordless mic, LED up lighting, Padded folding chairs, 72”x18” classroom tables, VOIP Polycom conference lines, and restored antique Edison bulb floor and table lamps are also available.
Technology

Each floor has Wifi and ethernet LAN providing 100MB, low-latency dedicated fiber connection.

1080p ceiling mounted projector, 120" electric projector screen, HDMI. In-house mounted speakers throughout space and amplifer. Wireless mic kit with up to 4 handheld mics available with support services.

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