Brooks Room Reservation

Brooks Mansion is a registered historic landmark of Washington, DC, dating back to 1840. The Brooks Room is named for the Jehiel and Ann Queen Brooks’ family, who owned and occupied the original structure for nearly fifty years. It is available for rent by DC- based, non-profit and other organizations and members of DCTV in good standing, on a first-come, first-served basis, for meetings, seminars and other business gatherings when not being used by DCTV for training or other purposes.

The Brooks Room is handicapped accessible.


(Accommodations up to 40 guests)


Classroom (up to 25)                Conference                              Theatre

Reservation will be confirmed upon receipt of signed application and fees. Room rental fees are forgiven for DCTV members with a coinciding scheduled studio shoot. Room rental fee is waived for bona fide Brookland community groups; other charges may be applied. Brooks Mansion is a registered historic landmark of Washington, DC. We ask that The Brooks Room and facility be treated with respect.
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Policies and Procedures for Brooks Room Renters                                                                                                                         
  • Except as provided for herein, the use of the Brooks Room and is governed by the same policies that apply to all other facilities of DCTV. They are published in the DCTV Producer’s Policy Manual.
  • Scheduling: All events are to be scheduled with the Production Department. Events may be scheduled for DCTV business hours of Monday – Friday, 12:00 PM to 10:00PM, and Saturdays, 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.The room must be vacated 15 minutes before the end of the rental period to permit DCTV to set up for the next user.
  • Fees: The Brooks Room is available to members for free when coinciding with a planned program studio shoot. (A Show Proposal form must be submitted to the Programming Department before the free reservation is approved.)
  • Cancellation: There is a $50 charge for written cancellations received at least 72 hours before scheduled event; otherwise all prepaid fees are forfeited. Refunds will be processed in a timely manner.
  • Refreshments: No food or beverages are allowed in the Brooks Room unless special arrangements are made and a refundable deposit of $200 to $500 in submitted to DCTV with Application. Refreshments are allowed in the Common Area/Kitchen located on the Second Floor. Alcohol beverages are prohibited. Renter is responsible for any damages to the Brooks Room and agrees to leave the Brooks Room in good condition. All trash should be bagged and disposed in the outdoor trash receptacles.
  • Parking: Limited parking is available on the premises in a parking lot on the northeast corner of the property. No parking is permitted on the grass; please notify your guests.
  • Decorations: Decorating is permitted. However, we do not allow attachments (scotch tape, tacks) to the walls, windows, ceiling or fixtures. Lit candles or oil lamps are prohibited.
  • Equipment: All equipment may be loaded through the front door only under the supervision of DCTV staff.
  • Fee-Based Events: Fee-based events are allowed with special approval from DCTV. Different rates will apply.