The Whitney

Detroit, MI

Whether you are planning a wedding, anniversary, shower, birthday, corporate event, holiday celebration or simply wish to host a memorable event for your friends, The Whitney will help you create the perfect experience.

Number of spaces

7 event spaces

Cuisine Type


Food & Beverage

Exclusive catering only
Exclusive beverage vendors only


In-house A/V



In 1894 “The Whitney” became home to the family of lumber baron, David Whitney Jr., the wealthiest man in Detroit at the time. Today this iconic turn of the century, romanesque revival mansion turned restaurant retains all of its charm and refinement while appealing to contemporary tastes. You will find award-winning cuisine, unique presentation and flavors to never be forgotten.





Valet Parking

Food & Beverage

Exclusive catering only
Exclusive beverage vendors only

The Whitney does not allow for any outside food or beverage. Please see attached file for more details.


In-house A/V

The Whitney can provide the following audiovisual equipment for your event: Screen $25.00 Power Strips/Extension Cords $5.00 Easel $5.00 Wired Microphone/Speaker Rental $50.00 (Host must provide MP3/iPod/Phone with correct connecting wire forceremony music) Piano Rental $125.00


The Whitney offers valet parking at a cost of $10 per car. There is a gated “pay to park” lot across the street fromour facility. Please note that we do not offer hosted self-parking for large party reservations.


The reservation must be cancelled by the cancellation deadline to avoid incurring any charges. Reservation cancellations made after the cancellation deadline will result in a charge of 50% of the estimated grand total of the reservation cost. If the reservation is cancelled after the cancellation deadline, the credit card provided will be charged at the time of cancellation. If you cancel within 72 hours of the event, you will be charged in full for the entire banquet.


The Whitney is unable to store flowers, decorations, and personal belongings.

Cleaning and Trash Removal

At the conclusion of your event, all items must be removed from the premises within 30 minutes of your event end.

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