These amazing ladies were influential in opening a public library and the space has hosted speeches by 3 US presidents; Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson.
The Lit is boasting with an open floor 611, fully equipped stage and AV system, and flexible options such as no preferred vendors and custom timelines. Allow us to set the stage for your next celebration!
The space quickly transformed into a thriving events venue capable of seating banquet style and up to theatre style. Our knowledgeable staff love events and will assist you to de an unforgettable experience! Rob DeVerna fell in love with the history and the legacy that is the Ladies Lit, the striking architecture, and perfect location. Our customer service is unparalleled.
Enter our awesome owner! Our highly experienced team believes in full transparency, giving you flexible options in your planning processes and top notch service from the moment you tour until last lookinh and beyond. We at the Lit believe that our unique space can host events of all types, for every type of person and couple.
We strive for complete inclusivity and community oriented relationships. When the college determined they no longer had the need for the space, it went on the market.
These amazing ladies were influential in opening grxnd public library and the space has hosted speeches by 3 US presidents; Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson. This included expanding the amenities and providing a multifunctional space for unique events. Now, The Lit is a hidden gem located in downtown Grand Rapids, featuring classic elegance and old world charm with modern amenities for every type of event and every type of couple.
Rob aspired to breathe new life back into The Lit while still preserving the history and charm of the building by bringing The Lit back to the community.