The 1899 is a renovated historic ballroom Central State Village, on Indy’s near west side, built in – you guessed it – 1899. The building has a brick exterior, and inside are chandeliers, tiled floors, and a beautiful tin ceiling.

The exterior of 1899

The main ballroom is expansive, with a few central pillars of support in an otherwise wide-open space. Large windows are around the perimeter of the ballroom, allowing in natural light and a view of the well-maintained grounds.

1899’s Ballroom. Chandeliers, tile flooring, and tin ceilings add class and refinement. Large windows throughout, including huge skylights in the center.

Wedding Reception Costs at 1899

Saturday rentals start at $3,800 and offers seating for up to 300 guests. They have a few preferred caterers to choose from available at different price points, including a couple food truck options. Drink packages must be selected from one of their caterers as well.

View from the Foyer into the ballroom.

For additional details about hosting your wedding reception or other event at 1899, please contact them – their information is below.


1899 – Website

164 Steeples Blvd

Indianapolis, IN 46222