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This historic landmark, featuring the original architecture from 1925, is available for rental to the general public. We have several rental spaces to offer for your upcoming event:

Makenini Library

The Rao and Padma Makineni Library
An elegant space overlooking the flagstone patio with original Batchelder fireplace, stunning woodwork and a free-standing bar perfect for serving beverages at your event. The cozy leather furniture and space for fine catered foods adds to the warmth - making this the ideal space for exclusive VIP parties, pre-show gatherings, or as a great background for film shoots. At 766 square feet, it can comfortably hold up to 60 people.

The Engemann Family Courtyard Thumb

The Engemann Family Courtyard

An open-air space with Spanish style architecture. Perfect for outdoor cocktail parties and large receptions associated with Mainstage events. It features an historic fountain, free-standing bar and ambient lighting. As our largest space, it can accommodate up to 400 people, and for most occasions hosts live or amplified music.

Additional Equipment & Services Available (separate fees apply)
Beverage Service (soft drinks, coffee, beer and wine), Event Staffing, Ticketing, Theater Technician (light/sound), Tables, Chairs.

Contact Niyia Mack at or (626) 204-7387 for information on rates and availability. Technical specifications available upon request.

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