Center for Architecture and Design

1218 Arch St Philadelphia, PA
Max Capacity: 225 people
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 two exclusive caterers to choose from, you can find the perfect noshes to accompany your event. 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.
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Amenities
  • Air Conditioned
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • High Speed Internet
  • Non-Smoking
  • Outside Catering Allowed
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
Features
  • Credit Cards Accepted: Visa, Master Card, Amex, Discover
  • Facility Location Setting: Urban
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 200
  • Nearest Airport: 11-15 miles
  • Nearest Overnight Accommodations: Less than 1 mile
  • Nearest Public Transportation: Less than 1 mile
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 3
  • Number of On-Site Restaurants: 0
  • Parking: Parking Garage Off-site
  • Seating Capacity: 150
  • Special Features: Located across the street from the PA Convention Center and the Reading Terminal Market.
  • Total Exhibit Space (Square Feet): 500
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 2,800
  • Year Built: 1901
  • Year Renovated: 2008
Royersford, PA  
Capacity: 240
$10-$110 per person
Renowned for its atmosphere, membership, cuisine and, of course, an acclaimed golf course, Spring Ford boasts exquisite landscape, classic decor and superior service, which is why it's the site that makes a scene for intimate and grand celebrations - from wedding ceremonies and receptions, to milestone affairs and corporate events.
Philadelphia, PA  
Capacity: 500
$500-$3,100 per event
The Let Out is TempleTown’s newest event venue providing an unmatched experience of class, sophistication, and professionalism for your next gathering. Three open air spaces spread over two levels provides, both, the intimacy and atmosphere to make your event a success. From baby and bridal showers, to retirement and engagement parties The Let Out can tailor any package to meet your expectations. Services we offer include, but are not limited to: Full Service Catering Options Room Setup and Breakdown Dedicated Staff for each event Sound and Lighting Options Full Service Bar on each level The Let Out has an uncompromising commitment to provide a unique experience for any budget. Contact us today for a custom quote, tour of the facility, and additional information.
Atlantic City, NJ  
Capacity: 450
$21-$85 per person
$26-$70 per event
Consider Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar for your next social (wedding, birthday, anniversary, baby or bridal shower, quinceanera, sweet sixteen, bar/bat mitzvah, christening, bachelor/ette) or corporate event. Whether it’s an intimate party, a grand event, a themed cocktail party or an elegant dinner, Cuba Libre is the ideal setting for an unforgettable private party or special event.
West Chester, PA  
Capacity: 250
$55-$75 per event
~Special 2018 special packages starting at $58* Other packages avail. $58+ -$95+ Full Wedding Package ~ Ask about other unique Venues ~ catering quotes at your facility-call us! TheBallroom at Westside is "West Chester's Hidden gem". Christina's Catering, an award winning and locally owned special event caterer, is proud to showcase this venue specializing in Weddings, Corporate Events, Banquets, Themed or Holiday Parties, Social and other Gala Events. The Sugarman Room, is our stunning reception area, with soaring A frame ceiling, stone fireplace, and marble and ceramic accents throughout the room. Your guests will marvel at the intricate woodwork and marble bar. This reception area will immediately set the tone for your guests as they enter into the magnificent Ballroom at Westside which accommodates events up to 250 guests. Featuring state of the art audio visual equipment for wedding receptions, corporate or school banquets or black tie galas, The Ballroom at WESTSIDE is the premier location in West Chester. Contact us today to create a memorable event at The Ballroom at Westside!
Lansdowne, PA  
Capacity: 175
$69.95-$104.95 per person
In the heart of beautiful, historic Lansdowne, the Twentieth Century Club awaits you and your guests in a gracious, one hundred year old, arts and crafts style building. Ideal for any event, large or small, the club can host your group, from an intimate gathering of 50 to a large party of 175. Our foyer welcomes your guests, where antique architectural elements abound, including dark walnut accents and stunning oak floors. Enjoy cocktails on our terrace, glimpse beautiful views of our garden through our large, picturesque windows or just relax in the luxury of a turn-of-the-century club. Located just South of Baltimore Avenue, along tree-lined Lansdowne Avenue, the club is close to Center City Philadelphia and the suburbs and fully accessible by train or by car.
Philadelphia, PA  
Capacity: 530
$46-$100 per person
Entertainment Cruises offers more than a venue on the water; we create unforgettable memories on the Delaware River. Our fleet can accommodate any type of event from a casual or festive celebration to the most elegant private gathering, perfect for both corporate and social outings as well as weddings and anniversaries, birthdays, student trips and so much more. Show guests a new side of Philly with an event that’s sure to impress.
Philadelphia, PA  
Capacity: 400
$20-$100 per person
A wonderful authentic Irish Bar & restaurant with award winning food. We have a luxurious private atrium with 25ft marble & granite ceilings that we can host private events for up to 200 in. Have a bigger party? We can close down our main bar & restaurant that can hold an extra 280 people comfortably. We can supply top of the line bands, DJ's, comedy acts, facepainters, and anything else you may want to have to make your event perfect. We have hosted several weddings ceremonies, rehearsal dinners, yoga classes, Halloween Parties, New Years Eve Parties etc. We can set the atrium up to suit any style or theme that you need. Call or email us today!
Philadelphia, PA  
Capacity: 100
$20-$35 per person
Thank you for considering Con Murphy’s for your next event! We will do everything we can to ensure your event is a success. Conveniently located in Center City, Con Murphy’s is the ideal venue to host your special event. Whether you are having a large family gathering, corporate event, business meeting or an intimate reunion, Con Murphy’s can accommodate all of your celebratory needs. We provide the perfect combination of food, service and atmosphere for all of life’s special events. Our goal is to ensure that everything goes without a hitch. We want you to be able to sit back and enjoy your event as much as your guests!
Malvern, PA  
Capacity: 200
The Sheraton Great Valley, located in the picturesque countryside of the Brandywine Valley, offers exemplary facilities, food, service and amenities you and your guests will remember for a lifetime. The Elegant Regency Ballroom seats up to 150 for sit-down dinner service with dancing. The experienced wedding coordinator will happily work with you to tailor their many services to satisfy all your special planning needs.