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The New York Public Library

Stephen A. Schwarzman Building - 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue

The New York Public Library

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Stephen A. Schwarzman Building - 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue

Front Steps,

Terry deRoy Gruber

Front Steps,

Christian Oth Studio

Astor Hall,

Christian Oth Studio

Astor Hall,

Christian Oth Studio

Bartos Forum,

Ira Lippke Studios

Map Division,

Drew Kelly

McGraw Rotunda,

Christian Oth Studio

Bartos Forum,

Ira Lippke Studios

Trustees Room,

Lis Pearson

Library Lions,

Peter Aaron/ESTO

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Overview: The Library’s landmark Stephen A. Schwarzman Building located in the heart of New York City – is the perfect venue for films, fashion shows, wedding receptions, social or corporate events. The legendary Library lions, Patience and Fortitude, greet guests as they journey up the magnificent steps on Fifth Avenue. Clients can choose from six spectacular event spaces; Astor Hall, Bartos Forum, the Salomon Room, McGraw Rotunda, the Trustees Room and the Map Division. All rental fees support the invaluable programs and services that the Library provides. Fundraisers and Wedding Ceremonies allowed.
Buzz
Spectacular landmark venue located in the heart of Manhattan. Perfect for all types of events. Our knowledgeable and attentive staff works with you every step of the way and all proceeds go to support the invaluable programs and services of the NYPL.
Memorable Moments
Spectacular landmark venue located in the heart of Manhattan. Perfect for all types of events. Our knowledgeable and attentive staff works with you every step of the way and all proceeds go to support the invaluable programs and services of the NYPL.
Clients
Universal Studios
Goldman Sachs
AmFar
McGraw-Hill
The Knot
Warner Brothers
Bank of America
Municipal Arts Society

Capacities

Celeste Bartos Forum

Max. Standing Capacity 500
Max. Seated Capacity 450
Sq. footage

South Court Auditorium

Max. Standing Capacity 177
Max. Seated Capacity 177
Sq. footage

Overview

The Library’s landmark Stephen A. Schwarzman Building located in the heart of New York City – is the perfect venue for films, fashion shows, wedding receptions, social or corporate events. The legendary Library lions, Patience and Fortitude, greet guests as they journey up the magnificent steps on Fifth Avenue. Clients can choose from six spectacular event spaces; Astor Hall, Bartos Forum, the Salomon Room, McGraw Rotunda, the Trustees Room and the Map Division. All rental fees support the invaluable programs and services that the Library provides. Fundraisers and Wedding Ceremonies allowed.
Buzz
Spectacular landmark venue located in the heart of Manhattan. Perfect for all types of events. Our knowledgeable and attentive staff works with you every step of the way and all proceeds go to support the invaluable programs and services of the NYPL.
Memorable Moments
Spectacular landmark venue located in the heart of Manhattan. Perfect for all types of events. Our knowledgeable and attentive staff works with you every step of the way and all proceeds go to support the invaluable programs and services of the NYPL.
Clients
Universal Studios
Goldman Sachs
AmFar
McGraw-Hill
The Knot
Warner Brothers
Bank of America
Municipal Arts Society

Neighborhood: Midtown, Manhattan

Capacities

Space Max. Standing Capacity Max. Seated Capacity Sq. feet
Celeste Bartos Forum 500 450
South Court Auditorium 177 177

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