Ever since our first visit to 501 Union, we’ve loved everything about this venue. It’s a mix of classic and modern. Like a speakeasy and a nightclub all rolled into one. It brings a throwback charm in a current environment. This NYC wedding venue is a Brooklyn wedding photographer’s dream. Get inspired by these chic, modern 501 Union wedding photos.
Moody and Romantic 501 Union Wedding Photos
Michael and Tina had recently married at the time in an intimate Central Park elopement. Giving them the chance to take some formal wedding photos was an exciting addition to the coverage we’d already done on their special day. Having a real, in love couple for photo shoots like these creates a truly inspiring mood for couples looking for wedding photos at 501 Union.
A Fantastic Team of Brooklyn Wedding Vendors for this 501 Union Wedding Shoot
We worked with a fantastic team of vendors to accomplish this inspirational photo session. With planning by Simply Styled Events, Ann Marie and Emily put together a gorgeous setting for this 501 Union wedding setting. Meg Soria styled with attire by The Black Tux, Indochino, Dear Heart Bride @ Carol Hannah Bridal, and Jade Oi Studio.
Wedding Vendors Creating an Amazing 501 Union Celebration
Hair and makeup was done by Olivia Garbin & Juliana Fink respectively, creating a beautiful and fresh wedding day look. Florals by Forget-Me-Knots complemented rentals by Broadway Party Rentals, lounge furniture by Taylor Creative, and specialty linens by Nuage Designs. To put the icing on the cake (literally!), cake design by Sarah & Simon.
Having a Wedding at 501 Union in Brooklyn, NY
This stunning wedding venue is located in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Across the street from its sister venue, The Green Building, this space is a beautiful and unique place to get married in New York. Featuring a lounge, atrium, and the main space, 501 Union is versatile for weddings of all types.
Chic, Modern Wedding Venue in Gowanus
For your big day in Brooklyn, 501 Union can seat anywhere from 144-250 for a ceremony depending on the furniture and venue space, or 140-160 for a fully seated dinner with dance floor. They have in-house rentals, bar packages, and an awesome team behind them to help you secure this dreamy venue.
Gorgeous Lighting in Brooklyn Wedding Venue 501 Union
This venue features a mix of natural light and dark, moody vibes. The lounge area is a little darker, with stunning custom wallpaper. We’re so stunned by the mixture of decor in this venue that all tie together in a thoughtful way. The light fixtures in the main space are unique design pieces that add a modern element to your special day.
Inspiring 501 Union Wedding Decor
We loved the design by Simply Styled Events, incorporating green and purple tones into their table settings, florals, and decor. The botanicals chosen for this 501 Union wedding inspiration reflect the wallpaper in the lounge area and the greenery on the wall of the atrium.
Where to Take Photos for a 501 Wedding in Gowanus, Brooklyn
Many of our couples getting married in Gowanus choose to take their photos within Brooklyn. We’ve had couples get ready and do all of their photos directly at the wedding venue, with a short walk over to the Gowanus Canal at sunset. Others will get ready in Dumbo or Downtown Brooklyn and take their photos in Brooklyn Bridge Park or the Brooklyn Heights Promenade. Another option is to get ready close to Prospect Park and take your wedding photos there prior to your wedding ceremony at 501 Union.
Share the Beauty of Brooklyn with Family and Friends
Having your wedding at 501 Union is a great place to share the beauty of Brooklyn with family and friends. There are tons of great local neighborhoods to stay in, including Downtown Brooklyn, Park Slope, Cobble Hill, and more. Planning your wedding around this location can make for a super fun weekend for your loved ones.
Tie the Knot at a Beautiful 501 Union Wedding in NYC
Let us know if you plan to say your vows at 501 Union. We’d love to help you capture this special day! There’s so much exciting stuff that goes into the wedding planning process for a chic Brooklyn venue like this. From the cocktail lounge to the reception hall, this modern venue in the heart of Brooklyn is truly a gem in the big apple.
Brooklyn Wedding Photo and Video Team
We’re a Brooklyn-based wedding photography and videography team. Plus, we’re a married couple! Trust us when we say, we’ve been there when it comes to planning a wedding. We focus on making your day a comfortable, candid experience where you can focus on the joy of your day as the number one priority.
Let Us Know if You’re Planning Your Wedding at 501 Union
We’re absolutely in love with this stylish wedding venue in New York. 501 Union is one of those ultra-memorable event spaces that takes your breath away. We’d love to help you capture your special day memories, so reach out and let’s do this thing.