Old Post Office Pavilion

1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20004 Get Directions


Built in 1899, Washington’s first skyscraper stands 12 stories tall with a steel-and-granite frame. Built to house the U.S. and Washington, D.C. post offices, the space is now a popular shopping destination. The Romanesque atrium at the center of the pavilion has been a favorite spot for presidential inaugural balls and New Year’s Eve events. A dramatic staircase frames the space. This venue seats 500 or holds 1,900 for receptions.


Space Max. Reception Capacity Max. Seated Capacity Sq. feet
Old Post Office Pavilion: Entire Space 1,900 500
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