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About the Building

The Montclair Civic Building, also known as “The Molkery,” is located in the heart of Denver’s Montclair neighborhood and is the perfect venue for an intimate event. This building was a part of Baron Von Richtofen’s estate, before becoming a dairy barn, restaurant, and sanatorium for tuberculosis patients.

In 1908 the building was purchased by the City of Denver and became the City’s first community center under its new name, The Montclair Civic Building. The building is within Montclair Park, which is on the US National Register of Historic Places.

Only one event is permitted per day.


6820 E. 12th Ave.
Denver, CO 80220

Venue Details


  • Large, wrap-around patio
  • Large, ground level patio
  • Staging kitchen (includes refrigerator, sink, and counter space)
  • On-site event facilitator 
  • Wi-Fi
 Tables & Chairs                                                               


 6' banquet tables (seat 8)


 4' banquet tables (seat 4)


 Plastic folding chairs


 Mahogany resin folding chairs (indoor use only)     


 White resin folding chairs (outdoor use only)  


Indoor only: 50
Indoor/outdoor: 75

Square footage: 975

Dates available: Year-round
Times available: 7:00AM - 10:00PM

  • 4 hour minimum rental time
  • All rental times must include set up, clean up and any rehearsal

Hourly rental rates (4 hour minimum):

Weekdays (Monday- Thursday before 4:00PM)


Evenings (Monday-Thursday after 4:00PM)


Weekends (Friday-Sunday) & holidays


Beer, wine, champagne and hard alcohol may be served/sold.

  • If serving or selling alcohol:  Liquor Liability or Host Liquor Liability is required with your insurance coverage. See the “Park and Event Facility Permit Insurance Requirements” for details.
  • If selling alcohol:  a Special Event Liquor License must be acquired from the Denver Dept. of Excise and Licenses.
  • A licensed bartender who is not a guest of the event is required for the service of any alcohol

View full alcohol policy (PDF)

Schedule a Tour:
Free, guided one (1) hour tours are available for parties who wish to see the interior of a venue and ask additional questions before submitting a reservation application. Registered tour attendees are invited to bring one guest. View instructions on how to check availability and schedule a tour.

Schedule a Walk-through (for permit holders only):
A one (1) hour walk-through with a DPR Event Facilitator is required to obtain your approved Event Facilities Permit. The walk-through will cover day-of event logistics. Permit holders are strongly encouraged to bring any vendors, family or friends who will play a role in your event and need to see the venue prior to your reservation date. Permit holders are limited to one walkthrough. View instructions on how to schedule a walk-through.

Visit the DPR Online Service Center.


Tour and walk-through schedules are updated on the 25th of each month. 

Walk-throughs do NOT need to be scheduled earlier than 60 days prior to your event date.

Online Service Center

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Contact Us For Rental Information

Rental Inquiries:
Event Venue 
Events Coordinator   

Parks Permit Office
201 W. Colfax Ave
Dept 1.G.1 (1st floor)

Office Hours
8:00AM - 4:00PM

Phone: 720.913.0700
Fax: 720.913.0778

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Denver Parks & Recreation

Main Office

201 West Colfax Ave, Dept. 601
Denver, CO 80202
(720) 913-1311
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