BLDG39 is a historic wedding venue with modern accents located in the Bridesburg section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Established in 1917, the property was situated inside the stone confines of Frankford Arsenal during the wartime era. Initially, the building was used as a paint shop in a complex that specialized in producing munitions. The space has been thoughtfully renovated to preserve the history that took place within its walls, offering couples a unique venue to create memories within.
Facilities and Capacity
To align with your personal style and preferences, BLDG39 has been purposefully designed to be a blank canvas for all celebrations. The venue’s indoor event space consists of a 2,500-square-foot open floor plan. It features 30-foot high ceilings with exposed metal rafters, highlighting the building’s industrious past while tying it together with contemporary flair. The colorful mid-century modern furnishings, warm vintage light fixtures, and geometric mirrors create a dynamic atmosphere for any event. If you’d like to enjoy the open air, you can avail of the adjacent 1,000-square-foot outdoor area connected by a unique garage door. Before the festivities, you, your partner, and your wedding parties are welcome to prepare for the day in the venue’s get-ready suites.
The staff at BLDG39 is devoted to supporting you and your partner throughout your special occasion. Whether you’re hosting your engagement party, shower, rehearsal dinner, ceremony, reception, or an elopement, they are happy to help. For assistance with your planning process, you are welcome to avail of the venue’s list of preferred vendors which features caterers and hotels. After your festivities draw to a close, the staff will be there to clean up so that you can focus on spending time with loved ones.
In addition to the event space, this building is home to a shared kitchen facility which is used by local caterers and mobile food businesses. For a one-of-a-kind cocktail hour, the garage door can be opened and you and your guests can enjoy tasty bites from a food truck. With a community of culinary teams based within the property, the possibilities for a memorable reception meal are endless.