Have a question for us?

Check out the FAQs below and you may find the answer to the questions you may have. If you do not see the answer to the question you have, please reach out to us on our contact page.

What's the capacity of The Brooklyn Bank?

We can accommodate up to 150 guests through out the entire venue. 

What's the rental fee for an event at The Brooklyn Bank?

$400 Per Hour with a minimum of 5 hours to book the venue. 

*If 8 hours or more are booked, you will receive a 10% Discount

What dates are still available for rental?

Please check our calendar for availabilities. 

How do I book a date?

A 50% deposit of the rental fee is due at the time of booking. The remaining balance is due 5 days before the event. The Brooklyn Bank accepts certified checks, money order, and all major credit cards.

What is your cancellation policy?
In the event of cancellation, all deposits are non-refundable. All cancellations must be done IN WRITING and sent via email to booking@brooklynbankvenue.com.
 
The Client can NOT re-use the deposit and reschedule the event.
Are there any restrictions on vendors I can use?

There are no restrictions on the vendors that you can use.

Do I need to hire an event planner or coordinator?

Yes. A Brooklyn Bank venue manager will be on-site during the beginning of your event to answer any facility related questions, provide general assistance and oversee the building and our staff, but he/she will not coordinate your event.

Am I responsible for clean-up?

The Brooklyn Bank will charge a $300 cleaning fee which covers: cleaning the space before and after your event: sweeping, mopping, detailing the bathroom, and taking care of any necessary repairs.  

In order to get your full security deposit back, you (or your caterer) must complete the following break down procedures immediately following your event:

  • All centerpieces, candles, additional décor and beverages must be removed from tables, neatly packed away, and consolidated in the kitchen or foyer. 
  • Linens must be bundled and tied, or bagged and consolidated with outside rentals.
  • Tables and chairs must be folded and stacked against one wall in the main space. The Brooklyn Bank’s furniture must be separated from outside rentals when applicable.
  • Glasses, dishes, food, drinks and personal items removed from lounge area.
  • All glasses, plates, silver, etc. back in their original crates, consolidated in the kitchen.
  • Food + drink removed from the kitchen.
  • Bars emptied of ice, completely drained, wiped down, and dried. Remove all products, candles, and coasters.
  • Break down all boxes, bag all trash and remove from the kitchen through the rear emergency exit. Green Building staff will provide large format receptacle. 
Do I need to provide my own insurance?

We require you to provide a certificate of insurance that covers your vendors. Your caterer may be able to add your vendors as additional insured to their policy. We require $1M general aggregate / $1M per occurrence including property damage. Your policy should include Host Liquor Liability if you are serving alcohol.  We recommend wedsafe.com or privateeventinsurance.com. The policy will cost approximately $175 and can be purchased up to 24 hours before your event. Please have a copy of the policy sent directly to your private event manager.

Is there a kitchen?

The Brooklyn Bank kitchen includes are newly furnished kitchen equipped with a refrigerator, freezer, stove/oven, microwave and ample space to prep your food.

*please note we do not allow any cooking on site, just prepping and heating up your food*

Where do my guests park?

Street parking is available.  Should your guests need directions or a car service at the end of the evening, our front-end manager will happily assist.

Do you host weddings?

Yes!  The Brooklyn Bank provides the perfect venue to the wedding of your dreams.  The Gallery at The Brooklyn Bank where we rotate and feature art from artist through out NYC adds a pleasant experience for your guest.

When can we get in to set up?

That depends on the type of event you’re hosting, but in most cases, you and your vendors gain access to The Brooklyn Bank on the day of your event. Please contact us to make arrangements to enter the building prior to your event. 

Do you have an outdoor space?

Not Yet, rooftop access coming soon….

Is smoking allowed?

There is absolutely no smoking allowed onsite.

Are candles allowed?

Yes, however, all candles must be contained in votives. Open flames are not allowed anywhere in the building.

How many bathrooms are there?

The Brooklyn Bank has 3 bathrooms on the main floor along with 2 bathrooms on our lower level.