The California Gold Rush brought people—and fortunes—west. Newly minted tycoons and industrialists flocked to San Francisco, anxious to show off their wealth, and by the turn of the century the city became known for its exuberant, extravagant architecture. Luckily, SF is still a treasure trove of these historic landmarks, hotels, and mansions—all of which offer spectacular ballroom settings for your wedding.
From Civil War mansions to landmark buildings of the 1920s, Memphis' historic venues offer the charm and elegance of a bygone era. Whether you envision celebrating in a stunning ballroom with ornate crystal chandeliers and lots of gold detailing or arriving at your "estate for a day" in a horse-drawn carriage, you'll be able to take a step back in time at all of the places we've highlighted here.