The Ice House on Main was built in 1912 and was one of the most extensive ice plants of its time, processing large ice blocks delivered by rail into sizes for use in residential and commercial ice boxes of the day. Through the years, the Ice House it has been home to a CocaCola distributor, a furniture manufacturer, and a popular night club. With its Mission Revival facade overlooking historic downtown Bryan, the Ice House on Main boasts 20,000 sq. ft. of event and dining space. Situated at the North end of Bryan’s historic district, the Ice House retains original materials, from wood floors with the rich patina from decades of wear, to the original wood beams, exposed brick, and other architectural elements. The Ice House is Downtown Bryan’s premier venue for large events and gives space to Bryan’s top farm-to-table restaurant.
Advent GX is honored to be leading the redevelopment of this important piece of Bryan’s downtown history. It is a community development project, meaning it is developed by and for our community to enhance the quality of life and spur economic growth. As with all projects, AdventGX is using innovation and entrepreneurship to support heritage preservation and economic development. To find out more please visit: https://www.icehouseonmain.com/ .