The Housing Works Bookstore

126 Crosby Street, New York, NY 10012 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About The Housing Works Bookstore

The Housing Works Bookstore is a unique and spacious wedding venue located in New York, New York. This bookstore gives a cozy and comfortable feel to any event with shelves of books, warm lighting, and beautiful wooden floors. The Housing Works Bookstore is housed in a historic and beautiful renovated building in the vibrant neighborhood of SoHo. This location boasts 20-foot ceilings, spiral staircases, and mahogany paneled balconies. Resembling an Ivy League library, this facility provides couples with a sense of sophistication and style. This bookstore gives 100% of all proceeds to homelessness and HIV/AIDS. Their staff assists with floor plans, design, and assistance with vendors. When booking this venue, couples can feel confident in receiving unmatched service and hosting an event that matches their distinct style.

Facilities and Capacity
This bookstore can hold a maximum capacity of 175 wedding guests. Their staff can assist with different floor plan designs that accommodate all couples' distinct requests. They can host both intimate ceremonies and large receptions. Whether you want an intimate seated dinner, or an open floor plan cocktail party, the Housing works crew can guide you in the right direction based on your guest size.

Services Offered
This historic building can easily host a couple’s ceremony/reception, bridal shower, engagement party, and rehearsal dinner. The venue's indoor space rental comes with exsisting furnature, LED candles on bookshelves, fastoon lighting, and drapery. Their attentive and skilled staff can assist with setup and cleanup to ensure a stress-free day. Their services include, list of required caterers, bar services, event rentals (additional tables and linen), lighting, sound equipment, outside vendors, and WiFi. Other services include:

  • Dance floor
  • Drapery
  • Parking
  • Wheelchair access
  • Bridal suite
  • Cuisine/ Exclusive Caterers
    The Housing Works Bookstore Venue works exclusively with an exceptional list of NYC Caterers. Their strict vetting process ensures that each caterer is proficiant when it comes to working in the unique space. The caterers are socially consious when it comes to food waste, and offer an array of options to satisfy any cusine style as well as pricepoint.
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41 Reviews for The Housing Works Bookstore

Recommended by 99% of couples


5.0 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 4.9
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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    Annie Biggs · Married on 10/26/2019

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    A Storybook Wedding

    We celebrated our wedding (both the ceremony and reception) at the Housing Works Bookstore at the end of October. From the time we started working with Housing Works through the end of our event, we couldn’t have been happier with our experience. The space has an absolutely unique vibe that can’t be matched elsewhere, with books, string lights, and a balcony encircling the main area. There was something truly magical about being surrounded by loved ones during our ceremony. It’s hard to believe that a venue this wonderful also has such an excellent mission behind it, and we were thrilled that our venue cost was a donation to Housing Works’ mission. Josh, our event coordinator, was kind, funny, detail-oriented, and extremely professional throughout our planning process. He offered his expert recommendations whenever we had questions about the space and was extraordinarily accommodating, from bar setup to venue access to planning meetings to vendor collaboration. He was there on the night of the wedding to ensure that it was a perfect, effortless, and unforgettable evening for us. Thank you so much, Josh and Housing Works, for making our wedding such a fantastic event!

    Sent on 12/08/2019
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    Christine McGinn · Married on 10/19/2019

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    Excellent service in a beautiful space

    What really made HousingWorks spectacular for us was the staff. The whole day functioned as a well-oiled machine! Every detail was thought out and excellently cared for. The planning process was straightforward and we always knew our options and the due dates. For a ceremony and reception venue in Manhattan, we found the rates they offered really competitive, especially given what excellent service we received. Everyone at the wedding remarked what a unique and beautiful venue it was and every single person I've run into who has been to a wedding there still remembers it years later! If you want a memorable and unique wedding, do yourself a favor and book with HousingWorks!!!

    Sent on 10/24/2019

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The Housing Works Bookstore Pricing

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$12,230 - $15,068
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This venue offers the below options which may impact pricing:

  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Bar Services
  • Event Rentals
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Outside Vendors
  • Preferred Vendors Only
  • Wifi
  • Barware
  • Glassware
  • Linens

The Housing Works Bookstore Price Rates

The Housing Works Bookstore 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?
    $ 3500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 3500.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    No
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Chairs
    Glassware
    Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
    Server(s)
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    $ 40.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    House Beer
    House Wine
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    1
  • Describe your venue:
    Banquet Hall
    Historic Building
    Museum
  • 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?
    Bar Services
    Event Rentals
    Lighting / Sound
    Outside Vendors
    Preferred Vendors Only
    Wifi
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Champagne Toast
    House Beer
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Limited Bar
    Liquor License
    Open Bar
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
    Specialty Beer
    Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available?
    Audio Equipment
    Chairs
    Dance Floor
    Drapery
    Lighting
    Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    Glassware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    April
    May
    June
    July
    August
    September
    October
    November
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    March
    December

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    10% discount for WeddingWire couples
    If you found us on WeddingWire we will give you a 10% discount on our services. Remember to show us your voucher when you come see us.

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  • 126 Crosby Street New York, NY, 10012 See on map
    6467861100 (Phone number)
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