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Exposed brick Multi-use Event Space

New York | Lower Manhattan

$200 per hour
74
31Responds within an hour
We offer our East Village store in Manhattan for filming, private parties, corporate mixers, birthday celebrations, seminars, concerts, fund-raisers, and company holiday parties. It is also available to rent for your own weekly classes and/or workshops. Our space is located on the ground floor on the 3rd street (between 1 ave and 2 ave) with big windows. The space is approximately 1,200 sqft with maximum occupancy of 74 people. There are chairs, tables, projector, refrigerator, freezer and free Wi-fi available to use. Outside food and drink are allowed to be brought in without extra fee.

Designer Soho Loft Space

New York | Lower Manhattan

$350 per hour
50
6Responds within 3 hours
This space is one of New York City’s most unique event venues, featuring a historic 1,000 sqft venue, centrally located in Soho, with plenty of natural light and its rustic Americana design. Our designer event space is the perfect spot for your off-site company meetings, workshops, networking events, lectures, or panels. Rental options: - Main event venue - Main event venue and lounge room Main Event Venue: Our space is decorated with custom-made furniture taken from actual barns across the US. Multiple arrangements can be created to host any type of event from a corporate presentation to a holiday-company party. The Lounge: The Lounge is adjacent to the main hall and is comprised of two rooms that can be joined or kept separate according to your needs. It can be converted into a lounge for a more comfortable arrangement, it can serve as a catering/bar area if you'd like to keep those functions away from the main hall or it can be divided into two separate rooms to serve as break-out rooms. Amenities: 1,000 square foot SoHo-style historic loft with 15-foot ceilings 50 chairs 4 Reclaimed wood bar tables 20 Elegant Barstools Accessible by public transportation (A,C,E,B.D,F,M,N,Q,R,6) Authentic farm-like bathrooms Decorated with designer antique props Huge windows with natural light Receptionist OWL video conferencing system with full conference capabilities Projector and screen One 40" flat-panel TV Bose keynote sound system Fiber-Optic Internet. ADDITIONAL FEES: Weekend hourly rate (Fri-Sat-Sun) - $500 per hour $200 - cleaning fee (applied to all bookings) $45 - security guard fee per hour $35 - bartender fee per hour

Fantastic photography studio w/ view

New York | Midtown

$100 per hour
40
26Responds within 2 hours
Our photo studio is one of the most beautiful and affordable available in Manhattan, and because it is not name branded it will help you to shine and impress even the most sophisticated clients.

Sun-drenched East Village 2000 sq/ft loft

New York | Manhattan

$375 per hour
50
7Responds within an hour
***************************** FAQ & DISCLAIMERS ****************************** WHAT WILL BE THE FULL PRICE? Full quotes for this space (rental + on-site rep + cleaning) start at $1,800.  IS THERE A CLEANING FEE? Yes. Cleaning fees start at $300/1-day booking. WILL THERE BE AN ON-SITE REP? Yes. Fees start at $150/booking. DO I NEED A CERTIFICATE OF INSURANCE?  COI is mandatory for all companies that book us for productions, offsite meetings, and events. For individuals, we can offer trusted, affordable COI suppliers. DISCLAIMERS Prices shown are our minimum before qualifying your reservation. Additional fees may apply once we have a full understanding of your project such as: total number of attendees, start and end time of your reservation, vehicles involved in your project (production), the amount of EQ to load in and load out, type of activity, etc. Please note: our minimum hours may occasionally differ from Splacer's settings, in which case we will clarify with you as soon as you inquire about the space. **************************** ABOUT THE SPACE ****************************** ABOUT THE SPACE Sun-drenched East Village apartment full of light and fully furnished with minimal European colorful decor. This 2,000 square-foot apartment sits on the 4th floor of a quiet building, offering a bright and tranquil space with an abundance of flexibility and functionality suitable for a multitude of meeting uses. The open kitchen, two bedrooms, work area, dining area, and elevator access make this 16-windows and tastefully decorated space perfect for any project. AMENITIES: . 18 windows . All furniture included in the rental . Diverse movable decor objects . Elevator . Full bathroom . Full open kitchen . Furnished . High capacity WiFi . Magnetic Wall . Meeting/screening area . Sonos Audio System . TV Screen SURROUNDINGS & PARKING . Free parking in the street . 3 min drive (0.3 miles) to the nearest parking garage . 6 min. walk from 2nd Av. subway station . 8 min. walk to Tompkins Square Park WE HANDLE EVERYTHING  In addition to offering some of NYC’s most coveted spaces for rent, we also offer an end-to-end planning service. We are a one-stop shop for all your needs. When you decide to work with us, the first thing we do is assign a dedicated concierge specialized in your booking rental type (events, meetings, productions, and showrooms) who will shoulder all the heavy lifting of translating your vision into reality. You dictate the vision, we bring you all the options and then put plans in place. Our inclusive concierge service will help with all the questions and anything that comes up. PREMIUM EXPERIENCE + NO WORRIES Working with us is easier than dealing with separate space rental companies and planning services. Imagine: instead of calling all over town for spaces, and trying to get a planner to match the space up with the right caterers, florists, and music, all the options are presented to you by us in one centralized planning process. We make your life manageable! ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE Upon arrival, the space will be prepped, spotless, and ready to use. The on-site rep will check you in and assist to load in/out your equipment, set up all the tech you need, and will be available (but out of your way) the entire time in case you need assistance. ALL OUR SPACES & REVIEWS bit.ly/AllOurSpaces *** Features Art paintings / Art pieces Big plants / Big windows / Black and white carpet / Black and white kitchen Black and white tiles / Black backsplash / Black chair / Black door / Black shelf / Black wall Built-in shelves / Cactus plant /Decoration / Desk / Double sink bathroom / Feature chair / Feature lighting / Floor lamp / Glass coffee table /Glass side table / Gold door handle / Grey couch /Invisible Shelf / Lamp / Many windows / Meeting table / Mirror Closet Oval table / Table with wheels / Wheel table /White armchair / White bar chairs / White bar stool / White Carpet / White Closet / White fridge / White table / White tiles / White Walls / Wood chairs / Wood countertop / Wood sidetable / Wood table _ ************************ Media Productions * Film Shoot: TV series shoot, Film Shoot, Promotional Video, Filmed Interview, Web Series Shoot, Documentary Shoot, Production, Kickstarter Video, Workout Video, Filming, Fitness Video, Music Video, Video Shoot. * Photo-Shoot: Apparel Shoot, Fashion Shoot, Photo Shoot, Promotional Photoshoot, Head Shot, Clothing Shoot, Indoor Photoshoot, Portrait Photoshoot, Commercial Photoshoot, Outdoor Photoshoot, Product Shoot, Food photography. ********************* Offsite Meetings Audition; Casting; Creative meeting; Meeting; Team meeting; Board meeting; Client meeting; Discussion; Off-site; Therapy; Boardroom; Conference Room; Group work; planning session; Work session; Brainstorm; Corporate meeting; Interview; Sales Meeting; Workspace. ******** Events * Corporate events: anniversary, corporate party, fundraising event, product showcase, charity event, corporate event, launch event, product release. * Dinner: Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Kitchen, Cooking Class, Luncheon, Rehearsal dinner. * Networking: career expo, funeral, memorial, mixer, loft. * Party: baby shower, bridal shower, happy hour, wedding reception, engagement party, gathering, holiday party, reunion, wedding shower, beer and wine tasting, marriage proposal, food tasting, Super Bowl party. * Retreat: Staff retreat, Team building. *** filming, music video, production, video shoot, client meeting, corporate meeting, discussion, group work, planning session, team meeting, work session, interview, meeting, off site, therapy, celebration, food tasting, function, reception, wedding reception, wedding shower, baby shower, bachelor party, bachelorette party, beer and wine tasting, birthday party, bridal shower, cocktail party, dance party, engagement party, event, gathering, graduation party, halloween party, happy hour, holiday party, marriage proposal, party, private party, retirement party, reunion, apparel shoot, clothing shoot, head shot, promotional photoshoot, birthday photo shoot, boudoir photo shoot, commercial photoshoot, family photo shoot, fashion shoot, maternity photo shoot, outdoor photo shoot, photo shoot, portrait photoshoot, product shoot, wedding photo shoot, art exhibit, retail, art show, pop up, team building, retreat, graduation ceremony, bar and bat mitzvah, quinceanera, sweet 16, wedding, coaching, collaboration, convention, focus group, forum.

Speakeasy Cabaret-Lower East Side

New York | Lower Manhattan

$288 per hour
40
22Responds within 3 hours
A nostalgic and intimate jewel box of a space that transports you back to the prohibition era, situated in an historic building that was once the home of Lucky Luciano's Palm Casino Speakeasy.

Spacious Brownstone

New York | Lower Manhattan

$500 per hour
110
20Responds within 2 hours
Historic and elegant parlor floor of a beautiful brownstone; high ceilings, chandeliers, three distinct spaces which can be opened to each other. Different rates apply depending on number of guests and day of week. Rates for weddings, film, television and professional photo shoots available upon request.

West Village Duplex Open Loft with Rooftop

New York | Lower Manhattan

$1500 per hour
200
27Responds within 3 hours
Stunning and very special three story loft with private roof deck in the center of the West Village. Over 2,000 square feet of interior space plus a large 2,000 square foot roof terrace with city and sky views. 2 bathrooms. Rough-hewn and industrial steel beamed ceilings, rustic hardwood floors, skylights and large windows throughout. Scavolini chef’s kitchen.

Flatiron loft with beautiful kitchens!

New York | Manhattan

$500 per hour
175
10Responds within 3 hours
Our original premier event space is perfect for film and photo shoots, corporate and culinary events, private parties, and elegant weddings. With over 10 years of experience we can provide a perfect venue for any event you can imagine, including fashion shows, product launches and celebrity chef demonstrations. Contact us anytime to set up an appointment to see our stunning spaces. Studio 1 boasts 14ft ceilings, two walls of windows (East and South facing) in a fully-renovated early 20th century building. Our rentals are typically based on a 10 hour window (including set-up and breakdown) at a fixed day rate, depending on event type and size. Please contact us for an exact quote for your event! A 6 or 8 hour window may be available, depending on the type of rental, at an hourly rate: $450/hour for a minimum of 8 hours, or an adjusted rate for a 6 hour rental (available for specific events.) Hourly rate may be higher for large-scale events. There is an additional cleaning charge and trash fee for all events. Access to the freight elevator before 7am or after 7pm will incur an additional charge of $50/hour. Access to the freight elevator during the weekend is available at $150/hour. Holds for bookings are offered on a first-come first-serve basis. Secondary holds are offered after the first hold has been filled. If a secondary hold would like to place a deposit, the first hold will be given a 24-hour window to book, after which the booking will be made available to the secondary hold. Included in your rental is -access to in-house furniture (full list upon request) -in house AV which includes a Bluetooth sound system and two 55-inch HD TVs on rolling stands -High speed wifi -2 wireless, handheld microphones -Kitchens are set up with fully functioning electrical appliances including fridge, freezer, and electrical stovetop. (The gas range requires a propane hookup with FDNY permitting required, at an additional cost) In order to make sure that we are operating our studios in a safe and healthful manner for our returning clients in the wake of COVID-19 we are making a few necessary improvements and updates. We are following the Key to NYC requirements for indoor entertainment spaces, meaning all guests aged 12 and older should be able to present proof that they have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine upon entry to the studio. More information on the Key to NYC mandate can be found here: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/covid/covid-19-vaccines-keytonyc.page This applies to all events held in our spaces, including private and corporate events. -Additionally, all staff at our studios have been vaccinated. -PPE including hand sanitizer, masks, and gloves are made available to guests upon entry to our studios - Additional hand washing stations have been installed in each studio. - All bathroom sinks have been retrofit with contactless faucets. - Increased wifi bandwidth will be available, up to 10 Gbps for remote videoconferencing needs for both events and productions. - Daily intensive cleanings of both studios. Music must be off at 11:30pm with guests exiting at midnight. No smoking

1950 Cuban Chinese Restaurant, Chelsea

New York | Manhattan

$450 per hour
225
1
This is a bar/restaurant that combines Cuban and Chinese cuisine and cocktails. This is a very lively space where food, music, and culture converge. The long dining room evokes Hemingway's Havana, with distressed walls, natural wood, ceiling fans, and giant hanging headlights suspended over the bar. Our decor is designed to transport the guests back to El Barrio Chino (Chinatown) in the late 1870s in Havana, Cuba. The mouthwatering dishes, creative cocktails, and festive decor create a modern dining experience for all.

Former Foundry with Old World Charm

New York | Midtown

$350 per hour
75
7Responds within an hour
This unique 2000 + sq. ft space offers so much diversity with it's 25 foot ceilings, open floor plans, sky lights, loft areas, great acoustics, an incredible appointment of old foundry art, and a history that embraces all who enter the space. The space has been used for film, photography, live theater, operatic performances, concerts, corporate events and a host of other private events. As this was a former foundry, the building is equipped with commercial/industrial electricity. All rentals include setup and tear down time.

Airy Chelsea gallery

New York | Midtown

$275 per hour
75
Our storefront gallery space is available for rental for a variety of types of events from fashion shows to book signings, networking functions to photo shoots, and anything in between. This storefront space features approximately 1100 square feet on the main floor with 19-foot ceilings and a kitchenette with a mid-size refrigerator, microwave, and sink. We have a six-foot foldable table and twenty folding chairs for use at no additional fee. WiFi is also included.

Spacious Beauty Studio

New York | Manhattan

$863 per hour
50
2
This is spacious event location in the heart of Soho, where clients or friends can gather and feel like they're at the coolest friend's loft apartment. You can stand and mingle or sit in our beautiful "living room" area in the back and sip on cocktails. It's immediate feel is serene and polished, with custom-designed furniture, and table tops perfect for a dinner party, launch party, or gallery. Our lower floor has dressing rooms, a shower, and a second kitchen.

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