Top 4 Unique Wedding Venues in New York City

Terry has been photographing beautiful weddings and events in unique locations for more than 25 years. If you are scouting unique event spaces to host your wedding or mitzvah in the Big Apple, here are our top picks:

1. Cipriani 25 Broadway

Another elegant landmark venue located in lower Manhattan that will appeal to couples looking for trendy indoor events spaces. The 65 foot high ceilings, ornate marble columns and murals painted by Ezra Winter make this venue one of our top choices for upscale events with excellent food and service.

For more information, email or call 212.755.0900.

Cipriani 25 Broadway

2. New York Public Library

Voted the Best of Weddings/Venue 2014 by The Knot, this venue is iconic and perfect for brides-to-be who are looking for romantic settings rich with history. Of course, it doesn’t hurt that it was the wedding venue of choice for fashionista Carrie Bradshaw, in the movie Sex and the City.

For more information, e-mail or call NYPL’s Special Events Office at 212.930.0730.

NYC Library Wedding Venue

3. Cedar Lake

This is a converted warehouse in the West Chelsea historic district and is perfect for couples looking for a rustic wedding with a touch of whimsy and a love for history! Also, it’s proximity to the High Line affords couples an amazing opportunity to do a quick photoshoot before the wedding.

For more information, e-mail or call 212.244.0015.

Cedar Lake

4. American Museum of Natural History

Want to have a “whale” of a time? Host your private event at one of the many halls at AMNH including the Millstein Hall of Ocean Life in an aquatic setting or the Akeley Hall of African Animals and be transported to the African safari while dining with your friends and family. This venue will not only wow your guests but will raise the bar for the most unique spaces to celebrate family, love and everything that deserves celebration.

For more information, fill out a online form at or call AMNH Events at 212.769.5350.

American Museum of Natural History


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