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The Urbane

formerly the Beverley Social Club


Welcome to the Club!

The Urbane Arts club exterior


Step into the timeless charm of The Urbane a Brooklyn Arts Club and event venue where history and elegance converge to craft the perfect setting for your next celebration. Formerly the Beverley Social Club, this historic 1920s speakeasy has been hosting events in Prospect Park South / Ditmas Park for over a century. 

Whether you're dreaming of a fairytale wedding, a lively birthday party, a memorable bar mitzvah, or a standout corporate event, The Urbane offers an unparalleled backdrop. A spacious 1,225 SQF ballroom, a classic parlor with a bar, and a unique art nouveau salon come together to ensure every moment you host here is etched in elegance. Couple this with six distinctive historic bedrooms for extended stays or added event convenience, we've crafted the perfect all-encompassing package


Not just a venue, but full time Arts Club, The Urbane has been recognized by the BBC as one of New York City's top 8 literary homes and event series. Here, culture pulsates through every corner, from literary launches and melodious performances to intimate gatherings. Join us at and become part of the cultural conversation. 


“Thank you for making our reception fun and memorable. Our friends raved about the space and ambience, and the service was excellent. ”

A happy couple

Our Space

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