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Edgar A. Tafel Hall

Named for the longtime Greenwich Village resident and apprentice of Frank Lloyd Wright, Tafel Hall is the Center’s signature presentation and reception space. High ceilings, a mezzanine overlook and natural lighting make this spacious and fl exible gallery a perfect fi t for symposia, lectures, fi lms and receptions. The adjacent Kohn Pedersen Fox Gallery and HLW Gallery are well-suited areas for registration, table displays, and refreshments, with direct access to the Center’s catering kitchen.

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Square footage
1,080
Ceiling height
12’6”
Theater-style seating
175 ppl
Roundtable
50 ppl
Classroom
66 ppl
Reception
270 ppl

Edgar A. Tafel Hall

Named for the longtime Greenwich Village resident and apprentice of Frank Lloyd Wright, Tafel Hall is the Center’s signature presentation and reception space. High ceilings, a mezzanine overlook and natural lighting make this spacious and fl exible gallery a perfect fi t for symposia, lectures, fi lms and receptions. The adjacent Kohn Pedersen Fox Gallery and HLW Gallery are well-suited areas for registration, table displays, and refreshments, with direct access to the Center’s catering kitchen.

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Square footage
1,080
Ceiling height
12’6”
Theater-style seating
175 ppl
Roundtable
50 ppl
Classroom
66 ppl
Reception
270 ppl

Gerald D. Hines Gallery

Located on street level with abundant light, this storefront gallery is well suited for presentations and gatherings. Events in this space flow naturally into the adjacent Margaret Helfand Gallery.

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Square footage
660
Ceiling height
10’5”
Theater-style seating
65
Classroom
24-30
Roundtable
20-30
Reception
100

Gerald D. Hines Gallery

Located on street level with abundant light, this storefront gallery is well suited for presentations and gatherings. Events in this space flow naturally into the adjacent Margaret Helfand Gallery.

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Square footage
660
Ceiling height
10’5”
Theater-style seating
65
Classroom
24-30
Roundtable
20-30
Reception
100

Silman Room

Renovated in 2015, the Silman Room provides an attractive, comfortable, and acoustically-sound environment for meetings and video conferences, and accommodates up to 35 guests.

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Square footage
660
Capacity at conference table
16
Capacity with additional seating on perimeter
35

Silman Room

Renovated in 2015, the Silman Room provides an attractive, comfortable, and acoustically-sound environment for meetings and video conferences, and accommodates up to 35 guests.

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Square footage
660
Capacity at conference table
16
Capacity with additional seating on perimeter
35

532 Space

A storefront space located just south of the Center for Architecture’s main entrance, available for gallery installations and special events. This intimate space is ideal for receptions, luncheons, trainings, or lectures within the raw gallery walls. A special feature is the opportunity to mount exhibits, either for one-time event display materials or extended installations.

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Square footage
1,047
Ceiling height
8’11”
Theatre-style seating
50
Classroom
20
Roundtable
40
Reception
74

532 Space

A storefront space located just south of the Center for Architecture’s main entrance, available for gallery installations and special events. This intimate space is ideal for receptions, luncheons, trainings, or lectures within the raw gallery walls. A special feature is the opportunity to mount exhibits, either for one-time event display materials or extended installations.

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Square footage
1,047
Ceiling height
8’11”
Theatre-style seating
50
Classroom
20
Roundtable
40
Reception
74

Training Center

Equipped with 10 laptops, projector capability, and wireless internet, this space is ideal for professional trainings.
Classroom
10 ppl
Meeting
28 ppl

Training Center

Equipped with 10 laptops, projector capability, and wireless internet, this space is ideal for professional trainings.
Classroom
10 ppl
Meeting
28 ppl

Entire Ground Floor

Whether a lecture in one space followed seamlessly by cocktails and dinner, or a reception spread throughout the galleries and patio, the ground floor spaces can be used in tandem to host a dynamic event. Capacity varies depending on the set-up, but the space can accommodate up to 200 people for a standing reception.

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Entire Ground Floor

Whether a lecture in one space followed seamlessly by cocktails and dinner, or a reception spread throughout the galleries and patio, the ground floor spaces can be used in tandem to host a dynamic event. Capacity varies depending on the set-up, but the space can accommodate up to 200 people for a standing reception.

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Entire Facility

Three stories of exhibition space, visually connected from the streetfront and flowing between floors, offer a vibrant backdrop to conferences and festive celebrations at the Center for Architecture. With simulcast projection between floors, the Center for Architecture can accommodate lectures of up to 275 seats. Standing reception capacity is 500. Banquet capacity is 190. Use of the entire Center for Architecture is ideal for conferences, family and social events, and holiday parties.

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Entire Facility

Three stories of exhibition space, visually connected from the streetfront and flowing between floors, offer a vibrant backdrop to conferences and festive celebrations at the Center for Architecture. With simulcast projection between floors, the Center for Architecture can accommodate lectures of up to 275 seats. Standing reception capacity is 500. Banquet capacity is 190. Use of the entire Center for Architecture is ideal for conferences, family and social events, and holiday parties.

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