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  • Business Meetings and Conferences

  • Corporate Breakfasts and Luncheons

  • Executive Retreats


  • Seated Dinners, Buffets, Weddings and Galas

  • Cocktail and Wedding Receptions

  • Private Screenings


  • Lectures

  • Seminars

  • Programs

The Craig Newmark Auditorium is the newest and most exciting event and conferencing center in New York City. The cutting-edge venue accommodates a wide range of configurations – from a 250-person gala dinner or 300+ keynote address, to a 500+ standing cocktail party. From stately architecture to state-of-the-art streaming cameras and video wall, the Craig Newmark Auditorium provides flexibility to clients of all types. wide range of meetings and events.

Special rates for nonprofits, community organizations, Civic Hall members and Zero Irving tenants are available.

This centerpiece event space is made possible through an extremely generous donation by Craig Newmark, the Founder of Craigslist and Craig Newmark Philanthropies.

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6,500SF Open Concept Floorplan

Reception Area

Green Room

Catering Kitchen

State-of-the-Art A/V

400-Person Coat Check

The elevated symposium spaces are comprised of five beautifully-designed mixed-use spaces that can accommodate a variety of group sizes.

Select a conference room, all five spaces, or some combination in between. All rooms can be configured based on meeting or event theme.

Special rates for nonprofits, community organizations, Civic Hall members and Zero Irving tenants are available.

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5,500SF of Flexible Space

Reception Area

On-Concept Meeting Areas

Food Pantry

Cohesive & Bespoke A/V

Networking Spaces & Phone Booths

Additional Available Space Types

Conference Rooms

Conference rooms accommodating between 8 and 12 people.

Event Rooms

Larger, flexible space accommodating several dozen people up to 75 attendees, with furniture to fit and A/V.


Classroom space with desks, chairs and instructor A/V accommodating a range of students, from 10 to 50.

By the Numbers


Guest capacity


Configurable spaces


Total Square Feet across seven floors

100 feet

From one of NYC’s top transportation hubs


Partners and offerings

Rare views

of NYC up Irving Place

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Ecosystem Partners

Commitment to Community Free Space Program

We want to make sure the local community has opportunities to experience all Civic Hall has to offer. Therefore, we offer free space for local community groups, associations, and clubs throughout the year. To learn more about the program, contact us.

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