The UU Society of Oneonta has two buildings available for rental:

1. The church, Chapin Memorial Chapel at 12 Ford Avenue was constructed in 1894 and has magnificent Victorian chestnut woodwork and stained glass windows depicting flowers (see photos).  The chairs are comfortably sized and upholstered and can be set up in an arrangement suitable for the event.  The main floor level can accommodate up to 185 chairs.  The upstairs loft area can seat an additional 57 people.  Childcare rooms are on the lower level.

When the chairs are placed along the edge, the space can be used for such activities as Zen meditation, yoga, gentle exercise, music and games with children (or without them).

Available banquet tables can be set up in the sanctuary for food and fellowship.  There is a dishwasher and plenty of house_use3surface space for food preparation in the kitchen.church_use3

Accessibility:  We have a wheelchair ramp, an accessible bathroom, a hearing­-assist loop as well as individual headphones for those who need them.  A screen, projection device, and microphones are available for presentations.

Acoustics:  The space is acoustically appropriate for musical and theatrical performances.  The grand piano is admired by all who play it.

Free parking is conveniently located just across the street.

2. Olympia Brown House, 16 Ford Avenue, was built in the early 1900’s as a family home.  The living room is comfortable for small meetings and house_use1good conversation.  The dining room offers seating for 12 around the table and the kitchen is very large.  The backyard has had many good-weather birthday celebrations.  Childcare rooms are located upstairs.  A wheelchair ramp to the kitchen door is located off the driveway.

We welcome your inquires and will work hard to accommodate your needs.  See our rental rates, policies and procedures: Building Use