Frequently Asked Questions
What types of events can be held at Astor Center?
Every type of event is possible: dinners, product demonstrations, weddings, team building activities, wine tastings, cocktail receptions, photo or film recordings, art shows, auctions, etc.
What is Astor Center’s capacity?
It depends on the room (or combination of rooms) you choose to use. The capacity of the entire space is 325; but you can host events with as few as 12 people. Please see individual room pages for a further breakdown.
Can I bring in the caterer of my choice?
Yes. Astor Center welcomes all caterers. We can make recommendations, but there are no restrictions on any vendor you choose for your event.
What is included in rental price?
Room rental, storage of deliveries, access to space any time on event day, use of Astor Center’s extensive audio-visual system and well-stocked inventory of tables, chairs, linens, glassware, and plateware.
What does your audio-visual system have to offer?
Handheld & lapel microphones, a variety of screens with the capability to project logos, slide shows, DVDs or a presenter’s images, stationary cameras that can broadcast and record your event, streaming video from one room to another and iPod/CD hook-up for ambient music and sound.
Can I use more than one room at a time?
Yes, you may rent just one room for small events, a combination of 2 or 3, or all of Astor Center.
Are the rooms air conditioned/heated?
Yes, all rooms are fully air conditioned/heated, and temperature of individual rooms can be easily adjusted for your comfort.
Can I hold my wedding at Astor Center?
Yes, Astor Center offers a unique setting and the most competitive wedding and bridal packages in Manhattan. For further information, please see our wedding page.
I want a private wine tasting/mixology/cooking class package for my group. Is this something you offer?
Yes, in addition to general room rentals, Astor Center offers smaller “packaged” options tailored to include the food, drink, and instruction of your choice. Please take a look at our packages page for more information.
Can I see Astor Center in person?
To set up a tour, and with any questions regarding rentals, please contact: Fatima Bautista, at 212-763-0822 or firstname.lastname@example.org