Celebrate in "Old New York": 17 Historic and Landmark NYC Wedding Venues

Whether you’re a history buff, long for the glamour of a bygone era, or just want to celebrate in a place with stories to tell, you’re in luck because New York City has a wealth of landmark wedding venues. From a Beaux Arts ballroom to a pastoral Renaissance Revival house, you’ll find spaces that are perfect for a grand affair or a cozy gathering. And to kickstart your search, we’ve curated a list of some of our faves.


Maxwell

New York, NY

Fab Features: 8000-square-foot Tribeca social club that has already hosted the CAA’s Tonys Party, Tommy Hilfiger for fashion week, The New York Times, Andy Roddick, Spotify, Netflix, Matt Damon with Elevate, and Anna Wintour with Jonathan Cohen • lavish interiors boast hand-painted Life of Elsa Maxwell wallpaper & hand-painted shaker kitchens, a two-story library and custom curved secret bookcase door leads into the Garden Room with a Victorian ceramic tile carpet • the speakeasy area is equipped with a luxury clawfoot bathtub, DJ booth, fireplace and billiards table

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $$$
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Deity Events

Brooklyn, NY

Fab Features: landmark Art Deco building with lots of fun details, like a cocktail lounge accessed by a speakeasy-style hidden door • 4-story event space with exposed brick walls, custom stained-glass artwork, and velvet banquette seating • all-inclusive packages include on-site catering, a full bar, luxury furniture, and an AV system fully wired for sound

Catering: In-house
Price: $$
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Gotham Hall

New York, New York

Fab Features: fabulous space with a towering domed ceiling, dramatic central chandelier, and inlaid marble floors • the Oak Room's soapstone fireplaces creates an inviting atmosphere for wedding party prep • exceptional location in the heart of midtown Manhattan

Catering: In-house, Preferred list
Price: $$$
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Lotte New York Palace

New York, New York

Fab Features: Gilded Age glam blended with modern luxury • Old World décor includes a grand staircase, ornate cornices, and gold ceiling ornaments • complimentary wedding night for the couple in the ultra-modern Tower Room suite

Catering: In-house
Price: $$$
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Columbia University Faculty House

New York, New York

Fab Features: red brick and limestone building marked by graceful historic details and panoramic views of the city • the fourth-floor event space has a vaulted ceiling, arched windows, and an outdoor terrace that overlooks the Manhattan skyline • the extensive packages each include a five-hour open bar, three-course plated dinner, and customized wedding cake

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Cipriani Wall Street

New York, New York

Fab Features: glorious Greek Revival building that once housed the New York Stock Exchange • the two-tiered multiroom space boast a mezzanine floor that's perfect for cocktails and an exquisite ballroom for dining and dancing • events have an impressive backdrop of monolithic columns and a 70-foot ceiling topped by a Wedgewood dome

Catering: In-house
Price: $$$
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Prince George Ballroom

New York, New York

Fab Features: grand 1904 Beaux Arts hotel • meticulously restored Neo-Renaissance flourishes, like gilded columns and ornate ceilings • event fees help support Breaking Ground, a nonprofit providing housing assistance for low-income New Yorkers

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $$ • $$$
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Pavilion on the Terrace

Staten Island, NY

Fab Features: magnificent 1835 Greek Revival structure on Staten Island's North Shore • the banquet hall is spectacular, with gilded detailing, rich blue ceilings draped with sparkling chandeliers, and opulent drapery • snap photos in the manicured gardens, which overlook the blue waters of the picturesque harbor

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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New York Public Library

New York, NY

Fab Features: iconic 1911 treasure • soaring white marble entry, striking murals, and a breathtaking glass-and-cast iron dome ceiling in the Bartos Forum • event fees help support the library’s collections, and net you a 10% discount at the library store!

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $$$
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Dyker Beach Golf Course

Brooklyn, New York

Fab Features: chic club in the heart of Brooklyn with exquisite in-house catering • al fresco ceremonies in the classic gazebo or on the terrace overlooking the greens • Grand Ballroom with an elegant coffered ceiling and two walls of windows framing golf course views

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Harold Pratt House and Peterson Hall

New York, New York

Fab Features: grand 1919 mansion boasts cathedral ceilings, fireplaces, and antique chandeliers • majestic white marble staircase • impressive ballroom with a gleaming inlaid wood floor and double-tall windows overlooking Park Avenue

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$
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The Plaza Hotel

New York, New York

Fab Features: world-famous historic hotel known for its opulence and glamour • luxurious Caudalie VinothérapieSpa • stunning details like Art Deco crystal chandeliers that replicate those found at the Palace of Versailles

Catering: In-house
Price: $$$
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3 West Club

New York, New York

Fab Features: classic “Old New York” hotel mansion with 25 cozy guest rooms and 2 suites • unique rooftop Solarium and terrace for al fresco events • glimmering Austrian crystal chandeliers suspended from 20-foot ceilings in the Grand Salon and Ballroom

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Sony Hall

New York, New York

Fab Features: swanky 1928 Art-Deco supper club • Diamond Horseshoe ballroom designed with plush banquettes, an illuminated cathedral ceiling, and a starburst-crowned stage • in the heart of the Theatre District, half a block from Times Square

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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The Picnic House

Brooklyn, New York

Fab Features: private garden party vibe in the middle of Brooklyn • pastoral ceremonies in Prospect Park's famed 90-acre Long Meadow • Art Deco brick-and-glass house with a working fireplace for cool nights

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$
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Cipriani 42nd Street

New York, New York

Fab Features: Italian Renaissance-inspired ballroom with soaring columns, magnificent chandeliers, and gorgeous inlaid floors • spacious bridal suite and personal attendant • exceptional 5-star cuisine and delicious drinks

Catering: In-house
Price: $$$
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