A peek at the official 2009 Inaugural Ball sites
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Union Station and the Eastern Inaugural Ball( Courtesy: destinationdc.com )
Union Station, Washington, D.C.
Eastern Inaugural Ball: This ball is for folks from Eastern states, which doesn't include New York but does include Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Tickets cost $150 by invitation only.
Yes, it's a train station but a grand one that was completed in 1908. It's considered to be a Beaux-Arts wonder and was at onetime the largest train station in the world, according to its website.