The 1896




Established on Ingraham Street within a rich cultural region of Brooklyn, The 1896 features a remarkable, blank slate location to host a wedding and reception that is completely customizable to the tiniest detail. A vast building with several open rooms, this venue is the perfect space for the union of two theatre enthusiasts. Commonly used as a studio for film production, the free and raw space makes it easy to tailor the decor to meet your specific wedding specifications. Equipped with modern amenities, such as accent lighting and a state of the art entertainment system, this warehouse style space is ideal for brides and grooms searching for a simplified space to transform. Constructed with large skylights, exposed brick walls, and steel frames, this venue further includes a central Courtyard for couples who prefer to say ‘I do’ under the stars. No matter how you choose to design this open space, the 1896 venue exudes the rustic and urban vibe you always pictured for your wedding day.

Venue Style

Event Center


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 225 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 140 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 225 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 140 guests

Time Restrictions

The rental rate includes 14 hours of rental with a flexible set up start time. Early morning and late nights can be arranged.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $6,000 to $10,000 for ceremony and reception and includes 14 hours of rental time. A required refundable security deposit ranges from $3,000 to $5,000 depending on rental space. The venue is a shooting location for film and photo shoots and thus, 1-day bookings that are inquired more than 6 months in advance are usually only able to proceed with renting all 3 areas for a full buyout. If your event is less than 6 months away, or if you'd like to rent less than 3 spaces, availability is limited to the venue's shooting schedule. Please inquire with venue coordinator for additional details.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at The 1896 is estimated at between $9,162 and $21,901 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Dance floor
Day-of coordinator
No kitchen
Public parking

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
General liability insurance required
Wheelchair access limited
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
No restrictions on music end time