What is Pratt Mansions?
Pratt Mansions is three, interconnected mansions located at Fifth Avenue and 84th Street, across the street from Central Park and the Metropolitan Museum. Built around 1900 in the Beaux Arts style, these mansions offer wonderful drawing rooms and a large ballroom that are ideal for weddings, parties, private dinners, fundraisers, Bar Mitzvahs, meetings and other special occasions.
How do I get started planning an event at Pratt?
The best way is to call us at 646-879-7259 or email. Once we agree on a date, we can get started right away. The first step is to determine how much of Pratt you will really need – we have two floors and a number of rooms. After that, we can help you select a caterer, florist, music, photography, etc. that is right for your event and your budget.
Do you help me manage the event itself?
Yes, absolutely. As your event approaches, we help create a more precise schedule of everything that should take place. On the day of the event, we are there for minute-by-minute supervision, from start to finish.
How big an event can Pratt Mansions handle?
We have held events of all sizes at Pratt Mansions, from intimate dinners of 25 people to cocktail receptions with several hundred. For an event involving a seated dinner in our ballroom, our maximum is 150.
Do you only do weddings?
We have helped many brides on their special day, but we have also hosted many other events at Pratt: fundraisers, private dinners, holiday parties, Bar Mitzvahs, meetings, musical performances, theatrical performances, operas and much more.
Do you have a preferred list of caterers?
Yes. Because of the historical nature of Pratt Mansions, we ask that you select from a list of caterers who are familiar with our facility. This list is extensive, includes Kosher and non-Kosher caterers, and provides you with options at a wide range of price points.
What does it cost to have an event at Pratt Mansions?
Our fee varies based on when your event is taking place and how much of the space you need. In general, we find that our rates are competitive with facilities of comparable size, quality and location.
Are there extra fees beyond the facility fees?
No, there are no hidden fees at Pratt Mansions. The additional services we provide, such as planning your event, supervision, security, etc. are all included in the fee we quote to you in the beginning.
What is the best way to reach you?
Call us at 646-879-7259. In most cases we can let you know of availability and fees right away. You can also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.