Why You'll Love This Place
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- This famous library's fully restored 1893 lobby is a showstopper. Original architectural details, like a dramatic marble staircase, distinctive chandeliers, and mosaic floor, are enhanced by modern recessed lighting.
- With views of Washington Square Park and the lights of the Hancock building twinkling just beyond, the mahogany-paneled Ruggles Hall is a warm and inviting space for larger gatherings. For more intimate celebrations, the modern Rettinger Hall and Baskes Boardroom showcase beautiful marble floors and large windows that overlook the neighborhood.
- In addition to its turn-of-the-century elegance and 600 years’ worth of rare books, maps, and music, the Newberry offers convenient amenities too, like complimentary parking for after-hours events in the on-site lot and a discount arrangement for overflow parking at a nearby garage.
Prices: What's this going to cost?
- Rental fee varies depending on:
- Day of week
- Time of year
- Event duration
- Up to 2 rooms for use as a wedding suite(s)
- Use of lobby with one unique event space
- Limited parking on-site and discounted lot parking arrangement at nearby parking garage
- Staff member present for duration 3 hours prior to event window for setup, and 1 hour after event window for breakdown
- Coat check & attendant offered Oct 15–May 15.
- Outdoor Ceremony
- Wedding Receptions
- Small Wedding
- Late Night
- LGBTQ+ Friendly
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Available Friday & Saturday, 6pm–midnight. Sunday rental times are flexible. Please call for available dates.
Buildings, other structures, and natural settings available at this venue:
- Historic / Landmark Building
Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!
- Landscaped Grounds
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