There are so many options for venues around New York City, it can be hard to know where to start looking. Or worse, some couples feel that they're seeing the same places online over and over again and they know there are a lot more out there. We're here to help! If you're looking a venue in the city's largest borough, here are some ideas...
There are so many things to love about this rooftop besides the incredible views of the Manhattan skyline and the 59th street bridge. It’s climate controlled so you can have your wedding there any time of year, and even better, it can hold up to 225 people for a seated dinner! The chef works with you and your future spouse to have exactly the type of meal you want, and they even do kosher weddings!
Imagine a cocktail hour in an exhibit wing where your guests not only get to mingle and eat great food, but also learn something about science, technology, engineering or math. Then imagine everyone having an incredible meal in the Viscusi Gallery or Great Hall, surrounded by floor to ceiling windows. The New York Hall of Science can fit 300 for a sit-down dinner, and is the perfect place for anyone who wants a unique and scholastic spin on their wedding.
Ok you caught us. The Foundry isn’t exactly a hidden treasure, but it is so awesome we couldn’t leave it off this list. This building boasts an incredible skylight, tons of exposed brick, an outdoor courtyard, a rooftop terrace...we could go on. Because of the unique spaces, you can do everything here. Ceremony, pictures, cocktail hour, dancing, and anything else you want to add in to your special day.
If you’ve ever seen photos from the Metropolitan Building, you won’t even have to read this to be convinced. But for those of you who haven’t, the Metropolitan Building has two different floors to host your event (you can use just one, or rent out both if you have a big party), and the best part is the third floor for pictures. This is the prop floor, with tons of interesting side tables, pictures, walls made of old doors, and other great backgrounds for all your dream wedding photos.