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the stage

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incredible event


The Housing Works Bookstore

Why we
love it

Our venues beautifully blend form and function, combining rich design with modern amenities while keeping sustainability in mind. They serve as the ideal backdrop to meet your event needs and enhance your guest experience with stunning views, history, artwork and more.

The Housing Works Bookstore

Housing Works Bookstore satisfies your need for an alternative venue in the heart of SOHO.

An ideal setting for any event, weddings, company celebrations, holiday parties, and book releases just to mention a few.

100% of the profits for each event held at the bookstore go directly into supporting the Housing Works’ mission to end homelessness and HIV/AIDS in NYC.

Amenities & Petals
Styles at The Housing Works Bookstore

  • Amenities

    • coat-checkCoat Check
    • handicap-accessibleHandicap Accessible
    • in-house-av-techIn-House Av/Tech
    • indoor-event-spaceIndoor Event Space
    • tall-ceilingsTall Ceilings
    • street-parkingStreet Parking
    • wedding-venueWedding Venue
  • Styles

    • classicClassic
    • classyClassy
    • eclecticEclectic
    • iconicIconic
    • industrialIndustrial
    • modernModern
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126 Crosby Street
New York, NY 10012

To get started planning your event, contact:

Contact: 212.727.2424

Email: celebratefood@greatperformances.com


Fabulous celebrations!

Thanks for a fabulous event! It went great and I appreciate [the Great Performances] staff.
– Vera D.

You’re a star! I was so pleased with everything. The food was fabulous. You kept sending it out. You had the perfect amount of staff. Can’t thank you enough and I look forward – very much – to working with you in the future!

– Victoria W.

The evening was everything we could hope for and more. I loved every minute working with and we will be reaching out when future events pop up.

– Yvonne G.

Frequently Asked

If you are planning an event and are looking for a truly unique space, you may want to consider hosting it at The Housing Works Bookstore. As the official caterer for The Housing Works Bookstore, we can help you get started.

  • What Kind Of Events Can Be Held At The Housing Works Bookstore?

    The Housing Works Bookstore is perfect for all types of events including corporate meetings, weddings, book and product launch, cocktail events, and fashion events.
  • Is The Housing Works Bookstore Building Ideal For Weddings?

    Yes, the main venue is perfect for an intimate wedding. The 20-foot ceiling, mahogany balconies, and floor to ceiling bookcases make it a great wedding venue for book-loving couples.
  • Can I Have My Event At The Housing Works Bookstore Catered?

    Of course. The Great Performances catering team can work with you to help you plan the perfect event along with our team of culinary experts.
  • Who Does Catering For The Housing Works Bookstore?

    Great Performances can help you with your catered event at The Housing Works Bookstore, contact us with details of your event so we can discuss how we can make your catered event extra special.
  • How Do I Contact The Housing Works Bookstore To Run An Event?

    You can contact Great Performances at 212.727.2424 or email us at celebratefood@greatperformances.com for bookings or inquiries at The Housing Works Bookstore.
  • How Much Does It Cost To Run A Catered Event At The Housing Works Bookstore?

    Catering costs vary depending on the requirements for your event including the number of people, the type of event (breakfast buffet, cocktail reception, seated dinner, etc.), the style of service and waitstaff needs, and the food that is being served. Our team of expert event planners can help you design the perfect menu for your catered event.
  • What Events Has Great Performances Run at The Housing Works Bookstore?

    Great Performances works with The Housing Works Bookstore on all kinds of events including weddings, corporate events, lectures, and more.

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