When it comes to venues, every bride wants hers to be unique and one-of-a-kind. Well, when no one else has ever been married there, you can be! Dive into 2016 with an array of newly created venues that span from all areas of Manhattan and Brooklyn. Timeless elegance, luxury, and one-of-a-kind views form the requirements needed to make this round up of outstanding New York locations. Who says your "something new" can't be the place you say "I do?"
Rooftop of The Kimberly Hotel (Above)
Midtown's acclaimed boutique hotel combines European flair and refined elegance with cityscape views and the highest standard in personalized service. 3,000 square feet of outdoor entertaining space marks the backdrop of The Kimberly Hotel's 30th floor rooftop attraction. Dripping ivory vines, heated oak floors, and hanging succulents transport guests to a hidden retreat housed inside of a retractable glass dome. *Read real brides' reviews here! *
Photo: Courtesy of Nomo Soho
Manhattan's legendary Soho district is an ecosystem of high fashion and cutting-edge design. This provocative contemporary hotel designed by Benjamin Ortiz is based on the 1946 French film "La Belle et la Bête" by Jean Cocteau, celebrating open layouts with an endless amount of generous amenities. High-quality local ingredients found directly in New York State form the foundation for the recipes served at Nomo Kitchen, presenting a delicious modern take on American cuisine.
Photo: Courtesy of Baccarat Hotel via Facebook
Defined as an elegant, classic take on Parisian style, there's no doubt that both past and present design aesthetics influence the grand-yet-intimate spaces of this contemporary pioneer. Paris design duo Gilles & Boissier created almost every piece of furniture in the hotel's salon-style spaces to infiltrate an equal atmosphere of lavishness and 18th-century appeal.
Photo: Courtesy of the Knickerbocker Hotel via Facebook
Perched between Broadway and Bryant Park rests the famous monument otherwise known as Times Square's first luxury hotel — which continues to create a legacy of timeless elegance and refined New York luxury. Jacob Astor IV, the creative brains behind this sophisticated urban sanctuary, set out to create one of Manhattan's most effortless blends of posh comfort. St. Cloud, the pinnacle dining experience atop the roof of the Knickerbocker, offers seasonal plates of gourmet cuisine and boundless amounts of chic entertainment.
With an expected spring due date for opening, this 150 room masterpiece has already caught the eye of Brooklyn natives, promoting an air of undeniable sophistication and grace. The 30-foot ceilings that guard the 3,500-square foot space of the epic grand ballroom will comfortably hold up-to 400 guests. Reclaimed chandeliers and distressed architectural features enhance the trendy urban surroundings that neighbor this exciting new site.