Before it was Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, 117 S Sansom Street was the home of many renowned Philadelphia architects. All of our conference rooms are named after the many skilled architects who have contributed to the outstanding architecture of our city. Learn More
This 1,750-square-foot Ballroom is named for architect Daniel H Burnham, a pioneer in the development of American Skyscrapers. It is located on the 25th floor and can accommodate up to 150 guests.
Julian Abele became the first African-American to graduate from the University of Pennsylvania's School of Architecture. After designing the Free Library of Philadelphia he took his place among Philadelphia's architectural elite. The Abele Room pays homage to Julian Abele with its comfortable 490 square feet of space and gorgeous views of the city. This delightful room is perfect for up to 24 guests.
Wright A & B Rooms
Frank Lloyd Wright's work is known far and wide but his Beth Shalom Synagogue in Philadelphia is undeniably one of his best. Wright Rooms A and B can accommodate up to 50 guests in 558 square feet of space.
Cret A & B Rooms
Nearby Rittenhouse Square wouldn't be what it is today without the expertise of Paul Philippe Cret. Cret redesigned the Square in the Beaux-Arts style we all know and love today. Cleary Cret knew how to set Art in Motion-just like we do here at Hotel Palomar. The Cret Room boasts 677 spacious square feet and offers soaring views of South Philadelphia. This room is perfect for up to 60 guests.
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) was founded in 1857 to promote "the scientific and practical perfection of its members" and to "elevate the standing of the profession." The original AIA library has been preserved and moved to the 25th floor of our hotel. This room is the perfect place to elevate mind, body, and spirit for up to 20 guests in 285 square feet of space.
I.M. Pei is known far and wide for the glass pyramid at the Musee du Louvre in Paris. But closer to home his Society Hill Towers and Old City Town Homes are the talk of Philly's architectural circles. The Pei Boardroom is the perfect place for 14 guests to ponder the next big contribution to society in 345 square feet of space.
Tyng is modern and sophisticated, just like her name sake, the distinguished architect Anne Griswold Tyng. You will find Tyng on the second floor, flooded with natural light and wearing an urban chic contemporary style. From the spectacular Murano glass wine doors to the glass wall overlooking Square 1682's lounge; she is casual, cosmopolitan and comfortably cool.
|PEI BOARDROOM||18' x 18'||345||-||-||12 - 14||-||-||-||-|
|WRIGHT||36' x 16'||558||20||40||20||22||18||40||40|
|WRIGHT A||18' x 16'||278||8||18||9||-||-||10||10|
|WRIGHT B||18' x 16'||280||8||18||9||-||-||10||10|
|ABELE||16' x 6'||490||12||20||18||12 - 2/6ft
15 - 3/6ft
|10 - 2/6ft
13 - 3/6ft
|CRET||36' x 20'||677||24||50||20||26||24||50||60|
|CRET A||18' x 20'||335||8||22||9||-||-||15||30|
|CRET B||18' x 20'||342||8||22||9||-||-||15||20|
|AIA LIBRARY||20' x 14'||285||8||20||14||-||-||15||20|
|BALLROOM||42' x 43'||1750||74||100||24 - 2/6ft
34 - 3/6ft
66 UU 3/6ft
44 UU 2/6ft
|150||100 w/ dancing
120 w/o dancing
|Tyng||17' x 24'||697||24||50||28||30||28||50||60|