Classical Details with Rich Philadelphia History

We can’t help but LOVE the simple yet elegant details that make up a classic wedding!  From the bride’s timeless style to the traditional decor, this celebration combined beautiful designs and the rich history that Philadelphia has to offer!  The Racquet Club was the perfect venue for this special occasion with its stunning architecture and Georgian Revival-style.  This wedding venue is conveniently located in Center City, which was perfect for some cool photo-ops downtown, and for more intimate couple portraits on one of the most beautiful streets in PhillyHeart & Rae Photography captured Erin and Martin’s special day, and every pretty detail awaits below.

Erin works in marketing for Garces Group and Martin is a fine art photographer.

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Classic Wedding at The Racquet Club of Philadelphia Heart & Rae Photography Philly In love Philadelphia Weddings Venues Vendors

Classic Wedding at The Racquet Club of Philadelphia Heart & Rae Photography Philly In love Philadelphia Weddings Venues Vendors

How They Met

“We met at my cousin’s wedding, Marty was his best man.”
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Classic Wedding at The Racquet Club of Philadelphia Heart & Rae Photography Philly In love Philadelphia Weddings Venues Vendors
Classic Wedding at The Racquet Club of Philadelphia Heart & Rae Photography Philly In love Philadelphia Weddings Venues Vendors

The Proposal

“Marty proposed on Ocracoke Island at sunset by one of our favorite spot in the dunes.”

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Classic Wedding at The Racquet Club of Philadelphia Heart & Rae Photography Philly In love Philadelphia Weddings Venues Vendors
Classic Wedding at The Racquet Club of Philadelphia Heart & Rae Photography Philly In love Philadelphia Weddings Venues Vendors

Wedding Planning

“We had a blast planning, I’m in the industry so it was a lot of fun to explore all the different options!”
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Classic Wedding at The Racquet Club of Philadelphia Heart & Rae Photography Philly In love Philadelphia Weddings Venues Vendors
Classic Wedding at The Racquet Club of Philadelphia Heart & Rae Photography Philly In love Philadelphia Weddings Venues Vendors
Classic Wedding at The Racquet Club of Philadelphia Heart & Rae Photography Philly In love Philadelphia Weddings Venues Vendors

The Racquet Club of Philadelphia

“We chose this venue because we were looking for the feel of a historic mansion. We wanted the different elements of the reception to occur in different rooms, for the effect of surprise and delight when our guests entered each space.”
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Classic Wedding at The Racquet Club of Philadelphia Heart & Rae Photography Philly In love Philadelphia Weddings Venues Vendors
Classic Wedding at The Racquet Club of Philadelphia Heart & Rae Photography Philly In love Philadelphia Weddings Venues Vendors

Wedding Inspiration

“Traditional and classic with some history.”
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Classic Wedding at The Racquet Club of Philadelphia Heart & Rae Photography Philly In love Philadelphia Weddings Venues Vendors
Classic Wedding at The Racquet Club of Philadelphia Heart & Rae Photography Philly In love Philadelphia Weddings Venues Vendors

Wedding Planning Advice

“Have fun, don’t stress about the small stuff. If you and your partner enjoy your day, and your guests are having a great time, that’s all that matters.”
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Classic Wedding at The Racquet Club of Philadelphia Heart & Rae Photography Philly In love Philadelphia Weddings Venues Vendors
Classic Wedding at The Racquet Club of Philadelphia Heart & Rae Photography Philly In love Philadelphia Weddings Venues Vendors

Wedding Vendor Experience

“Great, being in the industry I was able to work with a lot of friends which made it so much fun!”

Vendors | Ceremony Venue: Old St. Mary’s Church | Reception Venue: The Racquet Club of Philadelphia | Photographer: Heart & Rae Photography | Groom Getting Ready: Art of Shaving | Bride Getting Ready: The Racquet Club of Philadelphia | Hair/Makeup: Beke Beau | Floral/Decor: Petals Lane | Bride’s Dress: Lovely Bride | Caterer: Jeffrey Miller Catering

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