Stanley R. Crooks Tribal Leaders Conference Center


The Stanley R. Crooks Tribal Leaders Conference Center offers flexible event and meeting space in Capitol Hill. We are conveniently located within walking distance to the Capitol, Supreme Court, and House and Senate office buildings. The conference center is approximately 1.5 blocks away from the Capitol South metro station (Blue/Orange/Silver lines), about a fifteen minute walk to Union Station, and only four miles from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).


  • Hardwood floor
  • Bright natural light
  • 80" screen
  • Podium with dedicated (Windows) laptop
  • Wireless handheld mic
  • Open link to the landscaped courtyard
  • Catering prep area and baker’s kitchen
  • Convenient loading area
  • Complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi
  • Special rates for IGA members and Native affiliated organizations


Our building was listed in a National Register Historic District in 1976, the Watterston House is a significant part of the Capitol Hill neighborhood’s history. The Watterston House, constructed between 1802 and 1819, has been well taken care of due to its historic significance of its origins as the home of George Watterston. Mr. Watterston was a prominent individual in early-Nineteenth Century Washington. He served as the third Librarian of Congress, founded numerous civic organizations such as the Washington Monument Society, and left his mark on the early political and literary life of the Capital.

Our neighborhood is lined with beautifully maintained 19th and early 20th century rowhouses. Grab breakfast or lunch at Le Bon Café or Pete’s Diner just a few doors down; or take a half mile walk to Eastern Market, offering everything from fresh produce and flowers, to baked goods, meats, poultry, cheese and deli products. Also nearby: Burrito Brothers, Let’s Mix Bibija, Hunan Dynasty, Firehook Bakery, Sweetgreen, Sonoma, Starbucks, Good Stuff Eatery and We, The Pizza.

Conference Room

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Conference Room is approximately 1000 sq. ft. with an open link to the landscaped Tulalip Tribes Courtyard. The conference room is the perfect space for receptions, seminars, banquets, training programs, and networking events!

Board Room

The Miami Tribe of Oklahoma Board Room is located on the second floor and is approximately 770 sq. ft. The space is equipped with a 90" flat screen with HDMI connection. The Board Room can be set up for board meetings or seminars.

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