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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 for Architecture’s signature presentation and reception space. High ceilings, a mezzanine overlook, and natural lighting make this spacious and flexible gallery a perfect fit for symposia, lectures, films, 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 catering kitchen.

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Square Feet
1,080
Ceiling Height
12’6”
Theater Style
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 for Architecture’s signature presentation and reception space. High ceilings, a mezzanine overlook, and natural lighting make this spacious and flexible gallery a perfect fit for symposia, lectures, films, 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 catering kitchen.

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Square Feet
1,080
Ceiling Height
12’6”
Theater Style
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 Feet
660
Ceiling Height
10’5”
Theater Style
65 ppl
Classroom
25-30 ppl
Roundtable
20-30 ppl
Reception
100 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.

View floorplan

Square Feet
660
Ceiling Height
10’5”
Theater Style
65 ppl
Classroom
25-30 ppl
Roundtable
20-30 ppl
Reception
100 ppl

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 Feet
1,047
Ceiling height
8’11”
Theater Style
50 ppl
Roundtable
30 ppl
Classroom
20 ppl
Reception
74 ppl

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 Feet
1,047
Ceiling height
8’11”
Theater Style
50 ppl
Roundtable
30 ppl
Classroom
20 ppl
Reception
74 ppl

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 Feet
660
Conference Table Capacity
16 ppl
With Additional Perimeter Seating
35 ppl

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 Feet
660
Conference Table Capacity
16 ppl
With Additional Perimeter Seating
35 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

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 configuration, but the space can accommodate up to 200 people for a standing reception.

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 configuration, but the space can accommodate up to 200 people for a standing reception.

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.

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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