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Newly Renovated Abigail Adams Smith Auditorium Now Available for Wedding

One of New York City's hidden treasures, the historic Abigail Adams Smith Auditorium is newly-renovated and now available for weddings, engagement parties, showers and other special events. Centrally located in midtown Manhattan, the Auditorium can comfortably accommodate parties of up to 120 guests for seated dinners. The beautiful garden of the adjacent Mount Vernon Hotel Museum is available to rent with the Auditorium or alone for parties of up to 75 guests.

The 2,352 square foot auditorium features an elegant brick and stone façade and hardwood floors. The facility has a distinctive 13' x 20' lobby, an attached kitchen, service entrance, two restrooms and two coat rooms, all of which are now completely renovated. The 19th-century-landscaped gardens feature a romantic gazebo, making it ideal for weddings and special occasions. Operated by the non-profit Colonial Dames of America, the site is available to rent by contacting Allison Coliskey at 212.838.7225 x10 or

The Abigail Adams Smith Auditorium is located at 417-21 East 61st Street between York and First Avenues. The nearest subways are N, W, R, 4, 5, 6 at the 59th Street/Lexington station. More information is available at and

The Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden is dedicated to the collection, preservation, exhibition and research of art and artifacts pertaining to the Mount Vernon Hotel. New York City's only surviving day hotel, this landmarked building, which was constructed in 1799, brings the bygone era of old New York alive by promoting the dissemination of historical knowledge through docent-guided tours of its historic rooms, education programs, exhibitions, publications, lectures and symposia.

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