Occupying a triangular sliver of grass right downtown, the Colonial Old State House was constructed in 1789 as the state capitol. The capitol has since moved, but the colonnaded brick building's been preserved as a museum. It offers a unique event space sure to please history buffs.
Originally built as an electrical parts factory, the Metropolitan Building was converted to an event venue in 1980. It's a highly customizable space with a wide range of rooms, including a piano bar lounge, a lofty expanse with 14-foot ceilings, and a mirrored salon.
The Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden at the New York Botanical Garden, dreamt up in 1916 by noted landscape designer Beatrix Jones Farrand, boasts a stunning terraced layout, gazebo, and ornamental latticework. The more than 3,500 rose bushes will naturally perfume outdoor ceremonies.
The Office of the City Clerk in New York is no typical "let's run to City Hall and get hitched" spot, especially after undergoing a multimillion-dollar renovation recently. The location, which is the length of a city block, features the building's original marble with brightly colored furniture and ornate chandeliers. Bonus: City Hall Park is right out front, and is perfect for an after-ceremony photo session.
Rich with literary tradition (it's home to a writers' residency program), Ledig House overlooks sprawling farmlands and the Catskill Mountains. Its lush grounds are ideal for an outdoor ceremony, especially in autumn, when you'll be in view of the spectacular fall foliage.
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