The DNC Collective is comprised of a group of Milwaukee's premier Real Estate Developers, Entrepreneurs and Property Owners. With over 10 rental spaces available and multiple catering options to delight the pallet, The DNC Collective provides unique venues with character, style and amenities needed for a successful event. Our spaces offer an excellent backdrop for any type of occasion from outdoor space, loft style esthetics, historic buildings, to art galleries or restaurants with world-class service and delightful culinary offerings. Together, the DNC Collective make it simple to find and secure space to help make your DNC 2020 experience unforgettable.

The DNC Collective welcomes the Democratic National Convention to Milwaukee in July 2020


The Clock Shadow Building

2nd and Bruce Streets

Historic Walker's Point Neighborhood

This nationally recognized green building features permeable recycled flooring, beautiful, edible gardens and recycled building materials. The space brings sustainable building and nature together to help make your next event a socially responsible affair. The building tenants include Wisconsin’s only urban cheese factory on the retail level. The upper floors are occupied by The Healing Collective, a group of health organizations committed to holistic health access for their primarily Latino and uninsured clients.



The Rooftop w/Views

The Rooftop is an urban garden and patio on the fifth floor overlooking Milwaukee’s cityscape. The area features an outside seating space that can accommodate up to 50 people for a speaking venue or reception event. 

Movement Studio

The Movement Studio is an 1800 square foot space on the third floor of the Clock Shadow Building. Accommodating approximately 50 people, the space features a top-notch sound system, a unique wooden suspension floor, one mirrored wall and keyed lockers for storage of personal items. 

The Tandem resturant

1848 W. Fond du Lac Avenue

Lindsay Heights Neighborhood

Down-to-earth food with fresh-from-the-earth ingredients… A full lunch and dinner menu features many familiar standbys, a seasonal specials menu provides unique and ever-changing offerings, and a 100-year-old wood bar slings a full menu of drinks to go with your meal!  Also check our glorious back patio - a quiet and lovely space to enjoy food and nature. In addition to amazing food, the Tandem vision has always included giving young people a chance at their first job, and to be an anchor for folks of all walks of life.  The restaurant features local produce, hires locally and connects to all. Its food with impact. The restaurant is also located in a historic building with a great community story of its own. 


Seated at once indoor - 48

Seated indoor with outdoor patio - 64

Standing reception with seating indoor only - 70

Indoor /outdoor standing - 110

Cream City Hostel

500 E. Center Street

Riverwest and Harambee Neighborhoods

Cream City Hostel is a destination for world-wide, adventure-oriented and budget-oriented travelers. Cream City Hostel provides a safe place for travelers to stay, an authentic experience of Milwaukee and fosters diverse social experiences among guests and the community.  If you wish to Hostel for a group please contact us directly and we will assist you!

Venue Options:

50 safe, comfy beds for sleep in a variety of room and bed configurations. 


Cream City Hostel is also a great place to host events. Our common areas include a large backyard and a fully equipped kitchen and dining area 

The Historic Koeffler House Inn

817 N. Marshall Street