Harold Pratt House

58 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10065 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Harold Pratt House

Based in New York City, the Harold Pratt House is a vintage and historic mansion that features a classic ballroom and six spaces for hosting any wedding or special event. One of New York’s grand Park Avenue mansions originally constructed in 1919, many consider the Harold Pratt House to be one of the hidden gems of the Upper East Side.

Facilities and Capacity
A majestic marble staircase connects the ballroom and each of the six rooms, which includes a library, drawing room, and reception. Each room features cathedral ceilings, original chandeliers, fireplaces, and views of Park Avenue. Couples with larger guest counts can choose to use Peterson Hall that adjoins the rooms, and the mansion can hold up to 180 guests.

Services Offered
The ballroom, in conjunction with the other rooms of the house, can host any event, whether it is a bridal shower, ceremony, engagement party, or reception. The Harold Pratt House also includes a bridal suite, as well as event planning services.

Other Facilities
Inside the reception room are a fireplace and wood paneled walls, which bring warmth to the room. The reception room adjoins the drawing room and sitting room, which can all connect to be utilized for larger receptions. Moreover, the sitting room is a corner room with architectural moldings and a decorative fireplace that is used for more private and smaller parties, while the library fosters a dramatic setting fit for any reception. The library includes a marble fireplace, burnished walls, and a wraparound balcony for couples to use. The ballroom is fit for sit-down dinners, as there is beautiful inlaid flooring and gracious double-heighted windows that offer memorable views of Park Avenue.

History
This elegant home was constructed between 1919 and 1920 by architect William Adams Delano using the best available materials. It is said that the cost of construction equated to over one million dollars in 1920. In 1944, no one was living in the home, and as a result, the home was boarded up due to the Great Depression. On April 16, 1945, the home officially opened as the new headquarters for the Council on Foreign Relations, after it was donated to the Council.

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26 Reviews for Harold Pratt House

Recommended by 97% of couples


4.8 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 4.6
  • Value 4.6
  • Average response time 5.0
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    Vivian · Married on 09/22/2018

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Gorgeous historical multi-room mansion

    The Harold Pratt House is a gorgeous historical multi-room mansion on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. It has old world New York charm and beautifully decorated rooms. Not only is the venue fairly priced, it also comes with a fair bit of furniture so you don't have to spend extra to rent chairs for the reception and ceremony if you choose to have both on the premise. They also provide uplighting and AV services as add-ons. My husband and I worked with April Sherwin, who was always super responsive and helpful. All our guests were exclaiming what a wonderful and beautiful space HPH was and photographed beautifully!

    Sent on 10/23/2018
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    Stefanie · Married on 08/11/2018

    5.0
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      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
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    Our wedding was at the Harold Pratt House, and we couldn’t have imagined a better location! We didn’t want a ballroom, and we wanted to have a more intimate wedding. The Harold Pratt House was the perfect location. We loved that we got to use multiple rooms in a historic mansion. Our guests commented on how beautiful and sophisticated every room is. Our day-of-coordinator April was excellent as well. She went above and beyond before and during the wedding to ensure that our event was perfect. I sent her dozens of emails and she always responded within 24 hours or less. She also provided great advice, and was invaluable during our planning process. We highly recommend the Harold Pratt House and the coordinating services they offer!

    Sent on 08/28/2018

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Harold Pratt House FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?
    $ 8500
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 6500
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    No
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    Chairs
    Clean Up
    Set Up
    Tables
  • Describe your venue:
    Ballroom
    Historic Building
    Mansion
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    Event Planner
    Get Ready Rooms
    Wifi

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    The venue and the guest areas are beautiful! If you want your wedding to feel extra classic and elegant, Harold Pratt House is the best choice!

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Harold Pratt House frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Harold Pratt House?

Harold Pratt House includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:

  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • Clean Up
  • Set Up
  • Tables

What are the most important characteristics of Harold Pratt House in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by Harold Pratt House for wedding events is known for:

  • Ballroom
  • Historic Building
  • Mansion

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Harold Pratt House for wedding events?

Harold Pratt House offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:

  • Indoor

What kind of wedding events does Harold Pratt House offer?

Harold Pratt House offers the following types of wedding events:

  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Rehearsal Dinner

What services does Harold Pratt House offer for wedding events?

Harold Pratt House offers the following services for wedding events:

  • Event Planner
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Wifi

What percentage of users recommend Harold Pratt House and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

Harold Pratt House is recommended by 96% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.9 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 5.0 in quality of service, 5.0 in average response time, 5.0 in professionalism, 4.6 in flexibility and 4.6 in value.