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  • Edgar A. Tafel Hall

    Named for the longtime Greenwich Village resident and apprentice of Frank Lloyd Wright, Tafel Hall is the Center’s signature presentation and reception space. High ceilings, a mezzanine overlook and natural lighting make this spacious and fl exible gallery a perfect fi t for symposia, lectures, fi lms and receptions. The adjacent Kohn Pedersen Fox Gallery and HLW Gallery are well-suited areas for registration, table displays, and refreshments, with direct access to the Center’s catering kitchen.

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    • Reception Capacity
    • Classroom Capacity
      66 ppl
    • Theater Style Seating Capacity
      150-200 ppl
    • Reception Capacity
      500 ppl
  • Gerald D. Hines Gallery

    Located on street level with abundant light, this storefront gallery is well suited for presentations and gatherings. The space is equipped with a drop-down screen and audio/visual support. Events in this space fl ow naturally into the adjacent Margaret Helfand Gallery.

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    • Theater Style
      70 ppl
    • Classroom
      25-30 ppl
    • Roundtable
      20-30 ppl
    • Reception
      100 ppl
  • 532 Space

    A storefront space located just south of the Center for Architecture’s main entrance and connected by a short hallway, 532 Space is available for gallery installations and special events. This intimate space is ideal for receptions, luncheons, trainings, or lectures within the raw gallery walls. A special feature is the opportunity to mount exhibits, either for one time event display materials, or extended installations. This space has its own street entrance, if desired, and includes direct connection and use of the outdoor patio.

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    • Roundtable
      10-30 ppl
    • Classroom Capacity
      15-20 ppl
    • Theater-Style Seating
      45-50 ppl
    • Reception
      74 ppl
  • Silman Room

    This handsome space serves as a non-circulating library open to the public when not in use by meetings. The conference table seats 16. Additional chairs to accommodate up to 35. LCD projector available, as well as wireless internet, here and throughout the Center for Architecture.

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    • Roundtable Capacity
      16-35 ppl
  • Training Center

    Equipped with 10 laptops, projector capability, and wireless internet, this space is ideal for professional trainings.

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    • Classroom Capacity
      10 ppl
    • Meeting Capacity
      28 ppl


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