Whether you're planning a wedding, holiday party, corporate event, or private celebration, we have the space and expertise to
help bring your vision to life . We will work with you to create a customized menu, personalized floor plan, orchestrate your event rentals and fine tune your event timeline so that you can enjoy your event.
THE RECEPTION Guests are first greeted with a slightly raised reception area featuring chandeliers, natural stone and large windows that usher in natural light.
THE BANQUET ROOM The main feature: a sunken banquet room accented in neutral shades of grey and pearly white.
THE BAR A built-in bar featuring quartz countertops separates the banquet room from the reception area, perfect for transitioning smoothly from one highlight of the event to the next.
THE LOFT Overlooking the banquet area is an open loft, stairs tucked away at the back of the room.
This historic venue offers multiple rooms for cocktail receptions, ceremonies, celebrations and corporate events of all kinds: Featuring unique vintage touches with modern appeal this beautifully restored space includes an elevated stage, large ballroom with original wood floors, an outdoor balcony with illuminated marquee sign and outdoor Urban Alley.
Seated Capacity for 200 guests, Mingling 250
The venue features two ballrooms. The lower ballroom just off the foyer is the perfect location to host a silent auction, corporate meeting, ceremony or cocktail reception. Meander up the beautiful staircase through the fireplace room into the Upper Ballroom with seating for up to 200 guests in Chiavari chairs or up to 250 guests for a mingling reception. The elevated stage is the perfect backdrop for presentations, ceremonies or live music. The room showcases beautiful chandelier lighting and historic detailing throughout.
The Promenade: For a one-of-a-kind experience, exchange rings or enjoy a spectacular cocktail hour on the breathtaking Promenade, our circular hardwood deck situated out on the Willamette River with room for 130 guests seated or 150 mingling. This is truly one of Oregon’s most spectacular event sites!
The Riverside Deck: Enjoy fresh air, a stunning river view and access to our indoor amenities from the Riverside Deck. Perfect for an outdoor cocktail hour or additional event seating, this hardwood and ironwork balcony offers 1600 square feet of additional space for your event. Standing room for 200 guests.
The Foundry also offers access to the adjacent Riverfront Amphitheater and Foothills Park:
which are perfect sites for outdoor ceremonies and festivities. These locations both offer docking areas.
The Great Hall: Our spacious 3200 square foot Great Hall, with expansive windows overlooking the Willamette River, offers indoor seating for up to 200 guests and mingling room for up to 300.
The Garden Patio: The casual charm and relaxing atmosphere of the Garden Patio makes this 1400 square foot space a favorite for cocktail hour, mingling and intimate dinners.
Private Dressing Suites The venue offers two private suites for your convenience. Both provide an elegant space to prepare for the big day.
The Jupiter Hotel is a renovated motor lodge-turned-boutique hotel in the heart of Portland, Oregon. In June 2018, The Jupiter opened Jupiter NEXT, a 67 room, interior corridor evolution of the original concept, right next door. Complete with open-air porches, a secret garden and a 5th floor perch overlooking the city, NEXT offers versatile function and plays off of the original DreamTENT and bamboo flanked gardens that still thrive at the Jupiter Hotel. With over 12,000 square feet of event space - Jupiter has the space and expertise to make your event truly unique and memorable.
Whether you want affordability or luxury, rocking out or here on business, they’ve got a room for you. The Jupiter is not just a hotel in Portland, it’s a Portland hotel.
Our namesake is Eleanor Chown, the matriarch of the Chown family and the founder of Chown Showcase in Portland. Her vision created what Chown Hardware is best known for today: dramatic and beautiful plumbing fixtures, lighting and hardware for the home. Together with her husband Frank, Eleanor traveled the world looking for the best products and manufacturers and brought beauty and design back home to her beloved Portland. Today her legacy lives on through her sons and grandchildren, the fifth generation of Chowns in the family business.
The Eleanor brings her tradition of beauty, design, and service into an event venue that all of Portland can enjoy. The Chown family is excited to carry on her legacy of hospitality and sharing.