Center for Architecture
1218 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA

Center for Architecture

1218 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Neighborhood: Center City > Center City East > Market East
Center for Architecture, Philadelphia
1218 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Neighborhood: Center City > Center City East > Market East

Maximum Capacity: 225 people
Availability
The Center’s unique, modern facility is available for your event, whether a meeting, class, marketing event, fundraiser, wedding reception, or something unique. Rental fees are all-inclusive, so any service, furniture, or technology we offer is available to you at no extra cost. And with no catering requirements, you can control costs or go all-out with your favorite caterer. The Center offers Philadelphia’s greenest rental hall, with dimmable fluorescent and low-voltage lighting, sustainably salvaged interiors, and highly efficient environmental control systems.

The Center also offers walking tours, exhibitions, lectures, and workshops on architecture, urban planning, and design. We are home to AIA Philadelphia, the Community Design Collaborative, and the AIA Bookstore & Design Center.
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Full FacilityPhotos Available
General Event Space Max Capacity: 200 people 2800 sq ft 260.1 sq meter
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Includes use of all three spaces: Main Hall, Large Conference Room, & Small Conference Room.
Supported Layouts and Capacities
Hollow Square
Capacity: 24 People
Banquet - 10 per
Capacity: 120 People
Theater
Capacity: 140 People
Banquet - 8 per
Capacity: 120 People
Trade Show - 8 x 10
Capacity: 12 People
Classroom - 18"
Capacity: 40 People
Chevron - 18"
Capacity: 40 People
Trade Show - 10 x 10
Capacity: 9 People
Reception
Capacity: 200 People
Classroom - 30"
Capacity: 40 People
U-Shape
Capacity: 21 People
Conference
Capacity: 22 People
Amenities
  • Air Conditioned
  • Dance Floor
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
Features
  • Atmosphere/Decor: Sleek, Modern
  • Audio Visual: Built-in AV Equipment
  • Ceiling Height (in feet): 18
  • Ceiling Height (in meters): 5.5
  • Floor Covering: original wood
  • Floor Number: 1
  • Space Size (Length x Width) in feet: 2800
  • Space Size (Length x Width) in meters: 853.44
  • Total Square Feet: 2,800
  • Total Square Meters: 260.1
Large Conference RoomPhotos Available
General Event Space Max Capacity: 40 people 575 sq ft 53.4 sq meter
Main HallPhotos Available
General Event Space Max Capacity: 200 people 2000 sq ft 185.8 sq meter
Small Conference RoomPhotos Available
General Event Space Max Capacity: 18 people 225 sq ft 20.9 sq meter
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No catering requirements - you are free to use the caterer of your choice. We can supply recommendations.
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