The Grand Hall makes a bold statement with an impressive glass storefront. Beautiful late afternoon light streams through the floor-to-ceiling windows. The Grand Staircase allows for a commanding entrance. Classic black and white tiled restrooms with updated features adjoin the room.
The historic Pool at 701 Whaley is now available for weddings and other events! With a glass floor, original tile, soaring windows, huge skylights, and its own lobby, this is one of the region’s most unique spaces. Constructed in 1918 as part of the Community Center for the mills, this stunning space has an unmatched ‘wow factor’!
At street level with an impressive glass storefront, original wood columns and a touch of historic charm, the Granby Room is adjacent to and a great add-on to the Grand Hall. It has also become a favorite for community and arts events, smaller parties and fundraisers.
Located on the second floor, the Olympia Room is 2000 Sq. Ft. with original hardwood floors and 17 foot ceilings. Three lofty windows let natural light stream in with distinctive original walls lending character to this lovely room. Elegant tiled restrooms adjoin the Olympia Room.
The Market is a separate building adjacent to 701 Whaley and features a wide covered porch with festive lighting and large wooden garage doors that can be rolled up. It is 3750 Sq. Ft with a covered porch of 800 Sq. Ft. The Market has a casual indoor/outdoor feel and is great for many types of events.
The Bridal Room, available to add to any event, is a beautifully appointed space with a mirrored dressing table, private bathroom and comfortable furniture.
A popular venue for rehearsal dinners, weddings, fundraisers, meetings, arts and music events, 701 Whaley can accommodate a wide range of special occasions. Located in the heart of Columbia’s Olympia Mill Village, this lovingly restored 1903 building was once the community center for the mill workers of the area. It is now one of Columbia’s most sought-after locations.
Southern Living named it one of the Best Venues to get Married in South Carolina