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Set in vibrant downtown Manhattan, Capitale boasts luxury, distinction, and style to the fullest. This magnificent space claims a lavish atmosphere across 20,000 square feet, featuring majestic Corinthian columns, a beautifully decorated 65 foot coved ceiling, and an art glass skylight in the Grand Ballroom.

Photo: Brett Matthews Photography

An elegant venue that accommodates weddings of all proportions, Capitale may host as many as 700 guests with dinner and dancing, or 1,500 guests for a strolling reception. Originally constructed as the Bowery Savings Bank, this Roman Classic style national historic landmark was designed by renowned architect Stanford White, and was erected in 1893. Presenting historical grandeur and exceptional hospitality, Capitale flawlessly executes every want, need, and desire.

The sparkling décor and elaborate details of Capitale are met only by the delectable cuisine and impeccable service, allowing for a most magical evening. A wide breadth of contemporary cuisine will tingle the senses, as guests marvel in the beauty and splendor of their surroundings. Between the Grand Foyer, Grand Ballroom, and private rooms on the upper level, there is discovery to be had at every turn. Every detail within Capitale is state of the art, from sound and lighting to the affable team that knows no limits in the significance of your day. In-house planners at Capitale copiously plan with couples, ensuring an affair that will be the highlight of conversation among friends and family for years to come.

The palatial interior and alluring location in Manhattan makes Capitale one of New York’s most sought after venues. Literally laying out the red carpet as you bask in the celebration of a glorious union, Capitale delivers an enchanting experience from start to finish. As you share your first dance together as a wedded couple, the fairy tale you’ve always dreamed of will unfold before you very eyes, in a space not even your imagination could surpass.

Grammy Award winning recording artist Jay Z performing at Capitale

Capitale is located at: 130 Bowery Street, between Broome & Grand Streets. For more information, call: 212-334-5500, or see the Capitale page in the 2015 Sophisticated Weddings: New York Edition

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