The Hotel Sylvania, built in 1923 as one of the first high-rise French inspired hotels in Philadelphia. Now the Arts Ballroom, capturing the excitement and elegance of a bygone era, it was developed as an ode to the timeless classic gala. The grandeur of the ballroom entices the mystery of parties held during the prohibition era and is now a beautiful setting for life's feature occasions. Located in the Avenue of the Arts, blocks from city hall and the convention center, the Arts Ballroom is a hidden gem amongst Philadelphia's most distinguished institutions dedicated to arts, culture and entertainment. This landmark destination is nestled within the Arts Condominium, offering a private setting for a wide array of special events and distinguished guests. Our floorplan boasts a magnificent Grand Hall, signature granite staircase, mirrored Sylvania room with a back-lit marble bar, lounge & mezzanine overlooking the venue. The Arts Ballroom is a one ballroom house that hosts one event at a time providing clients with a sense of exclusivity and customizable 10,000 square foot space caters best to events from 100-450 guests. Philadelphia's premier special events venue launched in 2012 to provide venue facility needs for the wedding, special event, fundraising and corporate market. Packages offered are all-inclusive, providing venue space, in-house catering, a top-shelf bar, staff, custom lighting, tables, chairs, linens and more!
Photos in this gallery provided by: Two17 Photography (main picture), Hensel Photography, Ashley Bartoletti Photography, Hoffer Photography and Femina Photo Design. Please check out our ad in the Summer/Fall 2018 issue of Philadelphia Wedding magazine featuring photography by Dawn Elizabeth Photography.