Cohen Center

Cohen Center
The Plaza Branch’s most versatile meeting space that features one of the best views of Brush Creek. Situated next to the Truman Forum Auditorium it can be arranged a number of ways for multiple purposes.


Plaza Branch: Lower Level
4801 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64112


  • Theatre: 85
  • Banquet Rounds: 60
  • Reception: 75
  • Conference: 30
  • Hollow Square: 30
  • Schoolroom: 30


  • Built-in audio-visual system includes a large presentation screen, data/video projector, lapel and handheld microphones, and lighting controls.
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows on multiple sides that provide natural lighting and openness to space.

Rental rates

Group Type Event Type Full Day Rate
(8 hours)
Half Day Rate
(4 hours or less)
Standard Basic $1000 $500
Standard Special $3000 $1500
Nonprofit Basic $750 $375
Nonprofit Special $1500 $750

Special notes

  • Pre-function activities can be accommodated in foyer area down the hall.


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