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Harold Pratt House

New York, New York View map Visit website
Rating 4.8 out of 5
28 reviews
Up to 200 guests

About

Up to 200 guests

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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?

$12,500

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$12,500

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

No

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$12,500

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$12,500

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
Clean Up
Set Up
Tables

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

200

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
Lighting / Sound
Wifi

What event items are available?

Audio Equipment
Chairs
Furniture
Lighting
Tables

28 Reviews

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Rated
4.8
out of 5.0
Recommended by 97% of couples
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    Yuliya A. Married on 10/02/2021
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    Ten Stars!! Pratt House is amazing!

    The Harold Pratt House was our dream venue! We cannot recommend it enough. The staff, especially Audrey, are wonderful to work with. They were always quick to respond and super accommodating. Our wedding day was magical because of this beautiful venue and the amazing people working there. If you’re going for a classic, elegant old-school New York type of vibe, give this place a shot. The building has a unique historical feel, and each room feels like a different experience with gorgeous details throughout. We had about 70 people in attendance which feels perfect for this space. Our guests could not stop raving about this place, we will all be talking about it for years to come.
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    Kim M. Married on 10/03/2020
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    Made a difficult process easier

    I was supposed to get married at the Harold Pratt House last weekend, but COVID-19 has led to an extended closure of the venue. Their events team has been thoughtful and responsive throughout my contract with them, and this situation was no different. They refunded my deposit because the circumstance was out of our control. Prior to the closure, we’d had great communication from them. And the venue is absolutely beautiful with a good amount of furniture and fixtures included. I hope they’re able to reopen and fully operate soon.

Awards

  • 28
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner

Real Weddings

  • Alexis & Taylor
    137 photos · 09/07/2018

Pricing

Professional Network & Endorsements

1 Endorsement
NST Pictures NST Pictures Wedding Videographers

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!

Map

58 East 68th Street New York, New York, 10065
2124349576
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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
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Wifi

What furniture and decorations does Harold Pratt House have available for wedding events?

Harold Pratt House offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Audio Equipment
  • Chairs
  • Furniture
  • Lighting
  • Tables

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 4.8 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 5 in quality of service, 5 in average response time, 5 in professionalism, 4.6 in flexibility and 4.6 in value.

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