BRIDES New York: NYC's Most Elite Country Club Wedding Venues

Updated 11/25/15

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Couples who snag a reservation at one of these exclusive New York clubs will experience a celebration full of both status and hierarchy. With famed founders and 19th century designs it's no surprise that these elite New York City venues require you to pay your dues in happily ever after.

With over 11,000 members globally, this elite Ivy League club provides Yale graduates with the same continuation of friendships, values, and prestige gathered by the university for over 116 years. Located just footsteps away from midtown's Grand Central Station allows couples to rejoice in post-wedding bliss after tying the knot in one of the largest college clubhouse in the world, equipped with an equal balance of neoclassical design and modern amenities.

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Renowned as New York's premiere social club, members of this historical landmark indulge in upscale benefits of tradition, elegance, and exclusivity. The first floor of this Fifth Avenue venue offer backdrops like The Dwight Room, which encompasses couples, and up-to 160 of their guests, in rich wood paneled décor, while the College Hall Ballroom delivers an elegant ambiance of sophistication and class.

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J.P Morgan, along with an assembly of other socially distinguished gentleman like, William Kissam Vanderbilt and James A. Roosevelt, formed what is now one of Manhattan's most prominent social clubs, back in 1891. Over 100 years of prominence and lavishness have made this Fifth Avenue masterpiece notorious with timeless New York luxury.

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With a name synonymous with stature, it's no surprise that this exclusive midtown club, steeped in tradition and unprecedented legacy, became one of New York's first recognized landmarks in response to the buildings architectural design and history. Eight rooms of intricate luxury and detail highlight accommodating features such as custom cakes, private menu tastings, and an on staff catering manager to assist in all entertainment arrangements. Read real bride's reviews here!

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Famed New York Architect Francis H. Kimball founded this Park Slope landmark back in 1889, after claiming inspiration from a palace on Venice's Grand Canal, which embodied aspects of Venetian gothic architecture and design. Weddings held in this treasured building fall within an elite category of hosted events, themes ranging from Victorian era salon parties and, prohibition era cocktail functions.

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