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The Historic Alfred Dupont Building Wedding Venue Review

The Historic Alfred Dupont Building Wedding Venue Review

Hello! My name is Reverend Ketty Urbay and I’m excited to share with you a review below of the Alfred Dupont Building in Miami Florida which is used frequently as a wedding venue for couples looking to get married in Miami, FL / South Florida.

Below you will find the following information:

  • About Historic Alfred Dupont Wedding Venue
  • Rental Cost
  • Amenities List
  • Services Offered
  • FAQ

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About The Historic Alfred I. Dupont Building

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  • Venue Name: The Historic Alfred I. Dupont Building
  • Venue Address: 169 East Flagler St, Miami, FL 33131
  • Venue Style: Indoor, Historic Building, Ballroom
  • Venue Capacity: 300 guests (ceremony) and 600 guests (reception)

The Historic Alfred I. Dupont Building was built in 1939, signalling Miami City’s rise from the Great Depression. This place stays true to its tagline “Uncommon venue for uncommon people” and its features described as an “unparalleled venue” with “unsurpassed events” and “unmatched beauty.”

The Historic Alfred I. Dupont Building is a 17-storey Modern style and Art Deco skyscraper in Miami that is included in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. This sought-after historical landmark has been home to spectacular events such as extravagant weddings and lush receptions.

If you’re looking for an awe-inspiring venue in the heart of Downtown Miami, this has got to be the best choice for you. Say yes to a lifetime union with your partner and celebrate with your family and loved ones in the building’s 22,000 square feet event space offerings.

You’re in for an event of a lifetime for this majestic venue is embellished with intricate details such as brass gates and elevators, marble flooring, hand-painted wooden ceilings, limestone walls, stone pillars, iron grating and opulent decor.

The Alfred Dupont Building exudes a unique historical charm that can turn your simple wedding into a grandiose event. Built originally as the Florida National Bank in the 1930s, this venue keeps its original glamour with its intricately made bank safety deposit vault doors and teller windows.

The original and historical appeal of the Dupont Building is perfect for any wedding theme, whether it be classic or modern. The whole place itself is a perfect backdrop for your wedding photo sessions.

This effortlessly sophisticated venue features two grand ballrooms at the Mezzanine level where you can make all your wedding dreams come true.

The place can accommodate large-scale weddings without the feeling of overcrowdedness. The dance floor is wide enough for your families and friends to dance all night and celebrate your big day.

The Alfred Dupont Building also has a list of preferred vendors that can take charge of all your event needs from lighting, staging, set-up and catering. The venue is so flexible that it can also complement varieties of events ranging from vow renewals, engagement parties, business meetings, fundraisers, birthday parties and other special events.

Enjoy the views of the cityscape and the sophisticated ambience in every corner of this venue. The Alfred Dunpont building is truly a gem in the heart of Florida where the most romantic weddings happen.

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Venue Rental Fee Breakdown

  • $13,000 for ceremony and reception that includes 4 hours event time excluding set up and clean up time.
  • $350 per additional hour.
  • $5,000 refundable security deposit is required.

Amenities List 

  • Indoor event spaces
  • Reception area
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Security
  • Liability insurance

Venue Services Offered

  • Valet parking
  • Wireless internet
  • Kitchen (for preparation only)
  • Janitorial/Engineer staff
  • Day-of coordinator

Historic Alfred Dupont Building FAQ

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

  • No

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

  • No

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

  • Set Up

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

  • 1200

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

  • 2

Describe your venue:

  • Ballroom, Historic Building

What kind of settings are available?

  • Indoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

  • Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party

What event services do you offer?

  • Clean Up

What transportation and access is available?

  • Valet, Wheelchair Access

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