Located in the heart of Brooklyn, NY, The Brooklyn Historical Society presents its stunning Othmer Library event space. Designed by architect George Brown Post, this historic building has been dedicated to preserving Brooklyn’s past since 1863. Now, guests can feel as if they have stepped back in time when attending events held here.
The Othmer Library was recognized as an interior landmark by New York City in 1991. This space is sure to enchant clients and their guests with its stained-glass windows and an abundance of wooden accents. Here, attendees can mingle and converse surrounded by stacks of shelves that hold the most comprehensive collection of Brooklyn’s history. This two-story event library features globe light fixtures, ornate wooden columns, and a rich sense of history. The center of the space can accommodate an array of seating plans such as banquet seating and theater-style layouts. The parlor is also connected to the library and can be utilized as a catering area or storage room for events held here.
The Othmer Library offers an aesthetic of old-world elegance and refinement for an array of events. This space can suit corporate functions, book launches, life celebrations, and much more. It is capable of hosting up to 100 guests for a seated occasion, or 125 standing. The lights here can be dimmed to set the mood of the event, and furniture rentals are available from the venue’s administration.