Location

Situated on the cusp of midtown Manhattan and the Upper East Side, Upper Story’s 14th floor location in the iconic Decoration & Design building is easily accessible from anywhere in New York City. With expansive views of its surrounding neighborhoods, Upper Story’s prominent location makes an ideal meeting point for both casual lunches and more formal events.

Address: D&D Building
979 Third Avenue, 14th Floor
New York NY 10022

Phone: 212.644.9394

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The Team

Upper Story’s capable team has over 20 collective years of event and hospitality experience. From full service event planning to innovative menu development, we pride ourselves in creating remarkable experiences for your special occasion. 

Upper Story

Welcome to Upper Story by Charlie Palmer, a premier private events destination in Manhattan’s iconic D&D building. With breathtaking city views from its 14th floor oversized windows and expansive balcony, Upper Story is a luxurious and contemporary setting for your next celebration.

With a modern yet classic design approach, Upper Story offsets a soft color palette with dark nuances that complement both the daytime and nighttime views beyond Upper Story’s 1000-square foot balcony, creating an elegant backdrop for uniquely themed private events, fundraisers, weddings, and more.

The easily accessible midtown location, ideal for social and corporate functions of all occasions, houses space for groups of up to 300 for cocktail receptions and 180 seated. Overseen by renowned chef Charlie Palmer, Upper Story turns out thoughtful menus, flawless service, and creative ideas for events of all shapes and sizes.

Welcome to the
all-new Upper Story
by Charlie Palmer

CAFÉ

For over 15 years, visitors to the D&D Building have enjoyed Chef Charlie Palmer’s Astra café menus. Come mid-November 2014, The Upper Story café looks forward to welcoming guests with a renewed approach to our progressive American inspired menus, keeping the emphasis on seasonal and local ingredients. Whether joining us for a design meeting or a casual lunch, Upper Story is a top choice for quick, tasty and healthy lunches at the crossroads of Midtown and the Upper East Side.

UPPER STORY CAFÉ
BY CHARLIE PALMER

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Floorplans

Upper Story can accommodate weddings with on-site ceremonies for 100 guests.  For reception, dinner and dancing, Upper Story can host 140 guests.  Additionally, the venue can provide state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment as well as a green room or bridal suite for last minute preparations.

Weddings

As the quintessential Manhattan event space, Upper Story’s breathtaking views and understated elegance create the perfect place to say, “I do.” From the signature Charlie Palmer food, sophisticated service and décor to Katherine Leong’s careful guidance and planning expertise, your wedding celebration will come together seamlessly, amazing your friends and family with each and every detail.

A LUXURIOUS AND
CONTEMPORARY SETTING
FOR YOUR SPECIAL DAY

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Floorplans

For private events, Upper Story can be divided into two separate spaces accommodating 80 guests and 100 guests for seated affairs; 180 when combined. Additionally, the venue can provide state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment as well as a green room or bridal suite for last minute preparations.epared with the highest quality of ingredients.

Events

Upper Story’s team and the Charlie Palmer Group have hosted every event imaginable, from intimate al fresco dinners to elaborate bar mitzvahs and successful fundraisers. With our help in planning in every detail, impress your clients and your friends in our all-new contemporary event space with its stunning design and our talented and gracious staff.

Should our venue not work for your specifications or if your date is not available, we’re more than happy to host your event at any of our other Charlie Palmer Group venues.

A BLANK CANVAS 
SUITABLE FOR ANY 
INSPIRATION AND THEME

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