Continued from 23 Unreal New York City Event Venues
Capacity: 250 Standing / 160 Seated
Location: 501 Union Street
Great For: Company Parties
Once a car restoration shop, 501 Union was built in 1916 and transformed into the event venue it is today in 2013. Photo shoots, pop-up markets, and wedding receptions have all called 501 Union home at one point or another, but company parties are especially well-suited for the venue that comfortably holds 160 seated guests under a vaulted skylight.
Capacity: 150 Standing
Location: 15 Thompson Street
Great For: Cocktail Parties
If refined drama sounds is relevant to your party vision, few venues encapsulate the juxtaposition as well as JIMMY. Designed to mimic the 1970’s New York vibe, JIMMY is the premier space of SoHo’s James Hotel. 1200 square feet of interior space is matched by 1500 square feet of outdoor space that includes a pool and unmatched views of multiple New York neighborhoods.
Location: 508 West 26th Street
Great For: Art Shows, Exhibits
If the artists of the West Chelsea neighborhood likes one thing, it’s a blank canvas. The Highline Loft is just that: a stark white event space that is a blank slate just waiting to be filled with color and wonder. In what other neighborhood would you find a television producer, creative director, and interior designer on staff?
Capacity: 500 Seated / 1000 Standing
Location: Fifth Avenue at Central Park South
Great For: Galas, Charity Balls
When Hollywood writes glamour into a script set in New York, they set their storyline in one place: The Plaza Hotel. The Plaza’s Grand Ballroom is where black tie wedding receptions, galas, and balls have been entertained since 1907. Those looking to be crowned champion of New York City party planning need look to no other venue.
Location: 610 W 56th St
Great For: Concerts, VIP Parties
Terminal 5 is a venue created with music in mind. Built-in green rooms, high tech sound equipment, color-splashing LED lighting, and easy load-in/load-out capabilities make performances easy to plan and seamless to execute. Plus, its 3,000-person capacity makes room for parties as big as one can dream up.
Capacity: 1850 Seated
Location: 660 12th Avenue
Great For: Large Parties
Opening in Fall 2019, Glasshouse is a 75,000 square foot space comprised of indoor and outdoor spaces, VIP lounges, and gizmos and gadgets that make modern event production limitless. This modern space provides flexibility to event designers, offering ceilings as high as 40 feet and walls that move for various configurations.
Capacity: 200 Seated
Location: 213 N 8th St.
Great For: Wedding Receptions
Reclaimed wood paneling, wine barrels, and mid-century decor are just a few of the design elements that make the Brooklyn Winery the romantic wedding reception hotspot that it is. An open bar of craft beers and Brooklyn Winery wines is worked into every package while catering options are flexible and range from appetizers to full family style dinners.
Capacity: 1200 Standing / 600 Seated
Location: 1356 Broadway
Great For: Galas, Presentations
If 17,500 of space sounds imposing, wait until you hear what Gotham Hall is filled with: intricate stained glass, glass tables, and finely crafted three-dimension wall textures. The hall’s grand ballroom can seat up to 600 for a seated dinner (with check-signing pens conveniently tethered to the former banking tables) while seating can be arranged in a variety of layouts for fashion shows, concerts, and presentations.