Private Events  

After expenses, the proceeds from rental events help maintain The Nineteenth Century Charitable Association's Historic Landmark Building, provide cultural and educational programming for surrounding communities, four-year scholarships for local high school students, and space usage in our building by other nonprofit organizations. 

Host your next event at the Nineteenth Century Landmark Building. The stunning historic building offers a variety of options for large and small gatherings from weddings, galas, benefits and cocktail receptions to corporate events, conferences and meetings. 

First Floor
North and South Dining Room and Lounge
Our customizable first floor offers two dining rooms and a lounge.  Perfect for small to medium sized events, the large south dining room offers the perfect atmosphere for elegant parties and ceremonies as well as corporate events, award banquets and graduation parties.  The smaller north dining room is perfect for intimate dinners and meetings.  Our elegant lounge features luxurious and comfortable furniture perfect for cocktail receptions, showers and small gatherings.
•    50 – 120 guests meal service
•    150 guest auditorium capacity
•    Small stage on east side of room
•    Available for bar service and cocktail parties
•    Excellent acoustics for performances

Second Floor
Margaret Houck Ballroom / Auditorium
With room for over 280 guests our ballroom can accommodate large weddings, banquets, reception, fundraisers, ceremonies, and special events with room to spare.  Our generous stage will accommodate bands and orchestras perfect for live music and concerts.  
•    100 – 280 guests for meal service
•    400 guest capacity
•    Full performance stage
•    Steinway grand piano available
•    Newly finished original hardwood floors

To inquire about private events and space rental please contact Danielle Condon at 708.386.2729 ext#13 or dcondon@nineteenthcentury.org.