Except where noted, all of these locations allow outside caterers.
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LOFTS & RAW SPACES
Attic Studios11–05 44th Rd., Long Island City 718-360-1978; atticstudios.net
Talk about authentic: This former printing factory still has metal shavings embedded in the finish of its hardwood and cement floors. It also boasts preserved steel beams and girders and impressive views of the Manhattan skyline. The main event space (Studio A) can hold up to 275 guests for a cocktail reception and 150 for a sit-down dinner. Smaller studios can also be rented. Prices upon request.
The Dumbo Loft155 Water St., nr. Pearl St., Dumbo; 718-310-3040; thedumboloft.com
Built in 1891, this renovated 3,200-square-foot for ouples who want to mastermind their own décor. The vibe is industrial but warm, with exposed-brick walls, hardwood floors, and enormous windows that offer views of the neighborhood. A smaller space nearby, Dumbo Spot, can be rented for wedding ceremonies or cocktail hours. Prices upon request.
Gary's Loft28 W. 36th St., nr. Fifth Ave., penthouse; 212-244-0970; garysloft.com
The 4,500-square-foot penthouse of this two-story loft is fully furnished with American folk antiques and shabby-chic furniture. Three walls of windows on each floor and four skylights offer jaw-dropping views of the Empire State Building. From $5,600 to $9,200 for space rental; access to the roof deck for an additional $2,500.
The Glasshouses545 W. 25th St., nr. Tenth Ave., 14th and 21st fls.; 212-242-7800, ext. 1; theglasshouses.com
These two spaces are more polished than most lofts, with floor-to-ceiling Hudson River views, shiny terrazzo floors, and state-of-the-art sound systems. Glasshouse 14 is 3,600 square feet; Glasshouse 21 is 3,400 square feet and has a terrace. Both can fit 200 for cocktails and up to 150 for a seated reception. Prices upon request.
The Green Building452 Union St., at Bond St., Gowanus; 718-522-3363; thegreenbuildingnyc.com
With oodles of exposed brick, this romantic former brass foundry provides lots of space for creative couples to make their mark (including a 2,400-square-foot courtyard open year round). It offers an extensive Brooklyn-based vendor list to choose from, including in-house furniture rentals, event-planning services, and more. Purslane Catering oversees the culinary offerings. The space can hold up to 250 for cocktails or 160 for a ceremony, dinner, and dancing. Prices upon request. (good value)hudsonterracenyc.com
Couples in search of a sleek, sultry space with killer views seek out Hudson Terrace. The bilevel 10,000-square-foot venue is divided into an enclosed salon with an attached outdoor patio and a rooftop garden with a retractable roof. Music-focused couples will love that the space comes equipped with a stage for live bands, as well as three high-tech D.J. booths. Prices upon request.
Kai Studio1011 Dean St., nr. Franklin Ave., Prospect Heights; 718-857-4705; kaistudiobk.com
This ultramodern 6,000-square-foot venue has 30-foot ceilings hung with white velour curtains and two large lounge areas. The studio can accommodate 350 guests for cocktails and up to 150 for a seated dinner. Rates start at $6,875 for five hours, which includes one hour of open bar.
Kings County Distillery299 Sands St., at Navy St., Bldg. 121 in the Brooklyn Navy Yard; kingscountydistillery.com
Guests can chat over cocktails amid the ground floor’s fermentation tanks before heading upstairs to the rustic barrel room for dinner. Caterers must be prepared to work without a prep kitchen. The venue holds 150 for cocktails and 100 for a sit-down dinner. Prices start at $5,000.
Midtown Loft267 Fifth Ave., at 29th St., Ste. 100; 888-435-4979; midtownloft.net
Exchange your vows while looking out at the Empire State Building on this 3,600 square-foot rooftop with a wraparound terrace. While the roof itself is an independent space (with bathrooms, a kitchen, and an enclosed lounge area equipped with fireplace), couples generally choose to utilize the airy loft below for the reception. Four walls of windows provide a continued panoramic view. Prices start at $4,000.
Metropolitan Pavilion125 W. 18th St., nr. Sixth Ave.; 212-463-0071; metropolitanevents.com
Here you’ll find a plethora of versatile spaces that can be transformed into rollicking party venues. Most start as clean, minimalist lofts with high ceilings that may be sectioned off to accommodate 100 people for a seated dinner or left open for a 1,600-person blowout cocktail party. Space rental runs from $6,000 to $21,000; catering prices upon request.
The Powerhouse Arena37 Main St., at Water St., Dumbo; 718-666-3049, ext. 1; powerhousearena.com
This 5,800-square-foot gallery and bookstore is just steps from the Brooklyn waterfront in one of the borough’s most picturesque neighborhoods. The sun-drenched arena features amphitheater-style seating and an ample lounge. Prices start at $8,500 for 150 seated guests, including use of the main space, lounge, and house sound and D.J. equipment.
Ramscale Studios463 West St., nr. Bethune St., 13th fl.; 212-206-6580; ramscale.com
Many a couple has happily wed in this popular 13th-floor studio, which offers panoramic city views and an expansive terrace that can be tented and heated during the cold months. The space can accommodate 100 people for a seated dinner. Prices start at $6,500 for Friday-night receptions, and $7,500 on Saturdays. (good value)
Skylight at Moynihan Station360 W. 33rd St., nr. Eighth Ave. 212-736-6200; skylightnyc.com
Couples looking for a mix of old-school grandeur and industrial glamour find it at this venue, located in the historic James A. Farley Post Office Building. Originally built in 1912, this spot boasts a Beaux-Arts exterior and a surprisingly raw, cavernous interior, ideal for massive blowouts. The venue is yours for the decorating and can comfortably fit 700 for a sit-down affair and 1,200 for cocktails. Prices upon request.splashlight.com
Conveniently located near the Holland Tunnel, this venue is widely used for runway shows and editorial and advertising photo shoots. Its crisp, clean studios serve as the perfect backdrops for inventive minds who want to design their wedding aesthetic from scratch. The studio offers a variety of spaces, ranging in size from 2,300 to 10,600 square feet, which can be rented individually or combined for larger events. Prices upon request.
Studio 450450 W. 31st St., nr. Tenth Ave., 12th fl.; 212-290-1400; studio450ny.com
This two-story penthouse loft can fit 275 for cocktails or 220 for a seated dinner. Its wraparound terrace, which boasts spectacular views of the Hudson River and midtown Manhattan, is a big draw. Movable walls make the space flexible enough to accommodate intimate gatherings or sizable fêtes, and also separate the ceremony from the reception. From $6,000 to $10,000.
Top of the Garden251 W. 30th St., nr. Eighth Ave., 16th fl. 212-643-0055; totg.biz
This modern 3,000-square-foot penthouse loft has a wide-open floor plan. Two walls of windows offer views of the Empire State Building and Manhattan cityscape, as does the 1,000-square-foot terrace, which can be heated during the winter months. The space accommodates up to 150 for a cocktail reception and up to 80 for a sit-down dinner with a dance floor.Site rental is $4,000.unionsquareballroom.com
Recessed floor lighting gives this two-room space a modern feel, but couples can tailor it to suit their style. The 2,600-square-foot ballroom hosts up to 150 seated guests with a dance floor at a cost of $140 to $190 per person. A swank lounge connected to the ballroom is ideal for the cocktail hour.
- 3 West Club
3 West 51st Street New York, NY 10019 ; Tel: 212-582-5454 ext. 2184 ; www.3westclub.com
3 West Club provides the classic ambiance of a bygone era, complete with crystal chandeliers, high ceilings, and art deco touches. World-class cuisine and seamless service blend to create a unique and timeless setting in midtown.
- Abigail Kirsch Catering Relationships
71 West 23rd Street, #1611 New York, NY 10010 ; Tel: 212-696-4076 ; www.abigailkirsch.com
Memorable weddings and Abigail Kirsch are synonymous. Whether at one of our exclusive venues or a select venue in the tri-state area, our event managers will create a unique celebration that reflects your vision.
- Aqua Azul Yacht
Tel: 917-686-1016 ; www.AquaAzulYacht.com
Celebrate in style aboard the Aqua Azul yacht. The yacht offers an upscale cruising experience aboard a gorgeous setting, fresh & inspiring cuisine and exciting entertainment to accompany NYC's magnificent backdrop. Discerning clients include celebrities, diplomats & VIPs.
- Celebrate at Snug Harbor
Tel: 866-683-3586 ; www.landmarkvenues.com
Celebrate at Snug Harbor is the most unique venue in New York City. With 83 acres of grounds including three botanical gardens and both indoor and outdoor private event spaces, there are endless possibilities for you to celebrate any event, including your wedding day.
- Harbor Club at Prime
Tel: 631-271-5600 ; harborclubatprime.com
Harbor Club at Prime services weddings throughout the local area, including Manhattan, Connecticut & New Jersey. We specialize in boutique celebrations in an intimate waterfront setting where our valued guests experience unrivaled standards of taste & impeccable service.
- Harold Pratt House
58 East 68th Street New York, NY 10065 ; Tel: 212-434-9576 ; www.pratthouse.com
Harold Pratt House, constructed in 1919, features six rooms all with cathedral ceilings, fireplaces, and antique chandeliers connected by a grand marble staircase. Peterson Hall is an optional twist to add for dinner and dancing.
- Lessing's Weddings
Tel: 631-581-0022 ; www.lessingsweddings.com
From one-of-a-kind mansions and a medieval-style chateau to intimate country clubs and a breathtaking castle, venue locations span from Montauk to Westchester. With 125 years of experience, Lessing's can make any dream wedding come true.
- Montauk Yacht Club Resort & Marina
32 Star Island Road Montauk, NY 11954 ; Tel: 631-668-3100 ; www.montaukyachtclub.com
We would be thrilled to host your special gathering, from your dream destination wedding to all family milestones. MYC wants your family to think of us as your traditional venue for all your celebrations & events.
- Monteverde at Oldstone
28 Bear Mountain Bridge Road Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567 ; Tel: 914-207-6555 ; www.monteverdeatoldstone.com
Majestically situated on 27 acres overlooking the Hudson River, just 50 minutes north of Manhattan, Monteverde features a resplendent 18th century mansion or, a permanent tented pavilion. Accommodates up to 360 for dinner and dancing.
- Park Avenue
Tel: 212-951-7111 (restaurant) // 212-360-0438 (private events) ; www.parkavenyc.com
Park Avenue is a restaurant on Park and 26th that transitions with the seasons. With four elegant rooms for private functions, Park Avenue is perfectly suited for hosting wedding celebrations like showers, rehearsal dinners and receptions.
- Rainbow Room
30 Rockefeller Plaza, 65th Floor New York, NY 10112 ; Tel: 212-632-5000 ; www.rainbowroom.com
Famous for its stunning views and legendary status as the quintessential New York venue, the Rainbow Room has been refreshed and reimagined, offering you and your guests an incomparable experience on your most special day.
- Russo's On The Bay
Tel: 718-843-5055 ; www.russosnyc.com
Russo's On The Bay is a dynamic event venue featuring personalized service and contemporary cuisine in Howard Beach, Queens since 1987. Russo's produces custom events for all occasions with unique spaces for weddings, corporate and social events for up to 550 people.
- Sanctuary Hotel
132 West 47th Street New York, NY 10036 ; Tel: 212-234-7000 ; www.sanctuaryhotelnyc.com
The award-winning Sanctuary Hotel is a luxurious and timeless escape that's at the center of all that Midtown Manhattan has to offer. The hotel boasts 111 stylish guest rooms, lavish amenities and 2 unique venues ideal for your wedding festivities.
- St. Bartholomew's Church
Tel: 212-378-0254 ; www.stbarts.org
Make your wedding dreams come true here at St. Bartholomew's Church and Chapel. Celebrate your marriage and its festivities in the glory and spendor of New York's most beautiful landmark sacred space. St. Bart's offers both grand and intimate entertaining spaces.
- The British Virgin Islands
Road Town, Tortola ; Tel: 800-835-8530 ; www.BVITourism.com
Discover the magic of island romance in the British Virgin Islands. A popular wedding and honeymoon destination, the BVI's luxury properties are perfect for seclusion or celebrations, and a variety of romance packages ensure your special trip is seamless.
- The Grandview | Elegant Events
Tel: 845-486-4700 ; www.grandviewevents.com
Luxurious event venue in the historic Hudson Valley, offering panoramic views of the majestic river and Mid-Hudson Bridge. Featuring both an indoor and outdoor tented ballroom, surrounded by natural scenery just above our marina.
- The Green Building
452 Union Street Brooklyn, NY 11231 ; Tel: 718-522-3363 ; www.thegreenbuildingnyc.com
Built in 1889, the building was originally constructed as a brass foundry. Renovations highlight the building's industrial past; original exposed brick walls, natural light and an open-beamed ceiling make a unique backdrop for your Brooklyn wedding.
- The Picnic House in Prospect Park
40 West Drive, nr. Fifth Street, Park Slope Brooklyn, NY 11215 ; Tel: 646-393-9031 x2 ; www.prospectpark.org/weddings
A 4,000-square-foot, glass-and-brick enclosed pavilion with a wood-burning fireplace and French doors leading out to a balcony overlooking Long Meadow. Hosts up to 175 for dinner and dancing; rental fee includes chairs, tables, and upright piano.
- The Prince George Ballroom
Tel: 212-471-0882 ; www.princegeorgeballroom.org
History meets luxury at Flatiron's premier wedding destination. Conveniently located between Fifth and Madison Avenues and meticulously restored to its original Neo-Renaissance splendor, this truly unique space boasts great acoustics and décor.
- Visit Sarasota County
1777 Main Street, Suite 302 Sarasota, FL 34236 ; Tel: 844-839-7153 ; WeddingsSarasota.org
There are endless ways to realize your perfect wedding day in Sarasota County. Let brilliant blue ocean, soft coral sunsets, botanical gardens or charming historical mansions be your backdrop. Choose Sarasota County for your special day.
- Weylin B. Seymour's
Tel: 718-963-3639 ; www.WeylinBSeymours.com
This masterfully restored landmark venue features soaring domed ceilings, mosaic marble floors and pristine Victorian design. Built in 1875, this former bank offers an uncommon and meaningful backdrop for ceremonies and receptions. Capacity: 350 Guests.
- World Yacht
Tel: 212-630-8100 ; www.worldyacht.com
Our luxury yachts make the perfect space for weddings that offer a memorable and picturesque setting; featuring exceptional food, impeccable service, and unmatched skyline views. Our wedding specialist will work with you on making your special day memorable.