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The Union League, a Philadelphia Wedding Venue
The Union League was originally a patriotic society to support the Union during Abraham Lincoln’s presidency. In time, it developed into the United States’ number one City Club. The Union League takes up an entire city block in historic Philadelphia. Inside, rediscover the history of Philadelphia and its timeless architecture.
Even if you are not a history buff, the Union League is tremendous on its own. The high, intricately designed ceilings will impress as soon as you walk in. Large arched windows line the walls while brilliant chandeliers dangle overhead. With so many beautiful features, you barely need to decorate.
Inside and out, photo opportunities await. Outside, pose with City Hall as the background for a breathtaking photo on Broad Street. In front of the Union League, the spiral staircase makes for great group and grand entrance photos.
Inside, the Union league boasts fourteen rooms with event space. The most popular, however, is the Lincoln Hall. This stunning room houses portraits of all previous Union League presidents. 100 years of portrait history hangs in the room. The portraits were also primarily painted by Philadelphia artists, adding to the site’s authentic Philadelphia charm. The most eye-catching piece of the hall, however, is the grand chandelier. Formerly a gas chandelier, the light fixture is originally from 1881! In 1911, the league updated it to an electric chandelier. The intricate details create an ornate beauty that you and your guests will drop your jaws at. There is nothing quite like it in any other Philadelphia wedding venue.
Another popular room is the Meade Room. Before becoming the charming ballroom it is today, the Meade Room was once a pool room. While you won’t find any billiards tables in the room now, the architecture still stands. Wood-paneled walls and bronze chandeliers create a warm space for a wedding. The fireplace and intricate architecture ease the need for decor. For couples looking for a slightly smaller space than the Lincoln Room, the Meade Room is a perfect choice.
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There are a multitude of rooms throughout the venue that can capture your wedding day, or can be used for rehearsal dinners and post wedding day brunch. Along with the gorgeous venue, The Union League has years of experience planning events and even more in dining. The Union League specializes in creating only the best events in Philadelphia. Your wedding day is guaranteed to have exceptional service with excellent food. Wedding packages include an open bar, tapas, butlered hors d’oeuvres, four course dinner, wine, champagne toast, wedding cake, and a complimentary suite for the newlyweds! With the Inn at the Union League, your guests can also make arrangements for rooms right within the League.
Celebrate love in historic Philadelphia when you book your wedding at the Union League! Make sure every second of your special day is captured by the city’s best wedding videographers! Click here to contact Allure Films about our comprehensive wedding videography packages.