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the Powerhouse, which accommodates up to 300 guests for a seated dinner. This 5,000-square-foot loftlike space features French doors that open onto the Ross Terrace, offering dramatic views of the Rose Center for Earth and Space. Pre-event receptions can also be held in the glass-walled North Galleria. Catering is provided by Restaurant Associates. Prices upon request.
www.amnh.org | t: (212) 769-5100
The Bowery, created by haute-hoteliers Eric Goode and Sean MacPherson (the team behind the Maritime Hotel and the Waverly Inn) conveys a sense of nostalgia—via threadbare carpets and velvet upholstery—without sacrificing modern creature comforts.
www.theboweryhotel.com | t: (212) 871-0407
Called the “Jewel of Manhattan," the Central Park Zoo will surround you and your guests with a breathtaking mix of flora, fauna and architectural design. This tranquil oasis in the heart of Manhattan is home to over 1,400 animals of 130 species. Be inspired by the exotic wildlife and stunning skyline views, the backdrop for an enchanting celebration.
www.wcs.org | t: (212) 439-6500
Cipriani offers the world's most sought after social experiences. Two unique venues with distinct styles provide the perfect options for an effortless affair. These locations offer the finest skyline views, landmarked locations, Art Deco glamour and Italian Renaissance inspired architecture. Cipriani provides you with endless options and the freedom to design the most unique events.
www.cipriani.com | t: (212) 499-0599
Crosby Street Hotel is a sophisticated venue for an exclusive wedding. It has several stylish spaces for a variety of wedding celebrations from small and intimate gatherings to larger, more spectacular parties. From the rehearsal dinner, through to the ceremony and reception, one thing that's guaranteed it will be a day to remember.
www.firmdale.com | t: (212) 226-6400
Decorated with an astonishing collection of antiques and artifacts from all over the world, 632 on Hudson is a kind of oasis away from the frenzied atmosphere of the typical New York events space. Not so much a venue in the usual sense, but rather a private home that can be made available to share with others for their own very special occasions.
www.632onhudson.com | t: 212.620.7631
The city's grandest palazzo, the Metropolitan Club, was organized by J. P. Morgan in protest against not being admitted to some of the city's other exclusive private men's clubs. This is Stanford White's most sumptuous and lavish work in Manhattan. Its supremely elegant white marble exterior with its strong accents and regal demeanor is but a hint of its very lavish and spectacular interiors.
www.metropolitanclubnyc.org | t: (212) 838-7400
The New York Public Library’s Stephen A. Schwarzman Building was voted by New York Magazine Weddings as the "Best Landmark Venue in New York City, whose sweeping drama is unparalleled.”(Winter 2010). There is something magical about getting married in a setting that transports you to another place and time. And how thrilling that such an iconic place can belong to you for just one night.
www.nypl.org | t: (212) 930-0730
The Union League Club remains “a private organization of a social nature,” dedicated to national integrity, civic purpose and gracious company. Founded in 1863 by a group of concerned citizens to help preserve the Union, the Union League Club of New York has built, over ensuing years, a record of distinguished service to our country.
www.unionleagueclub.org | t: 212 685-3800
The grandest dining facility is the Main Dining Room with its unparalleled architectural greatness and access to the renovated outdoor Terrace. The adjoining Council Room with the frescoed ceiling is ideal for cocktails and together this space is the most spectacular venue for gatherings of up to 340 guests
www.universityclubny.org | t: (212) 247-2100
The Waldorf Astoria is known as a magnet for grand society galas and as a spectacular setting for truly grand New York wedding receptions and other private social gatherings. Both fashionable and fabulous, the rooms of the Waldorf elevate elegant Manhattan Wedding receptions and private gatherings to awe-inspiring heights.
www.waldorfnewyork.com | t: (800) 925-3673
The Yale Club of New York City has provided its members an intimate oasis in the heart of Manhattan since 1897. Hailed for its dignified neoclassical design, upon opening the building became the largest clubhouse in the world and continues to be the largest college clubhouse in the world. With its classical pediments and carved ceiling, our Grand Ballroom is the perfect space for hosting the reception you've always wanted.
www.yaleclubnyc.org | t: 212.716.2100