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Fantastic photography studio w/ view

New York | Midtown

$75 per hour
40
Responds within an hour
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.

Former Foundry with Old World Charm

New York | Midtown

$350 per hour
75
6
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.

Lush Creative Midtown Studio (Lounge Only)

New York | Midtown

$110 per hour
16
9
This creative studio is a uniquely lush touchdown space in the heart of Midtown. Home to designers, editors, audio engineers, casting directors, photographers, illustrators, and animators, we invite you to plug in and enjoy the green, creative ambiance of our space. Perfect for meetings, presentations, seminars, digital editing, photo shoots, and think-tanks. The location is no more than a five minute walk from Times Square, Bryant Park, Penn Station, Herald Square, and Grand Central. Food and drink options are abundant in the area - with your pick of Chinese fare, Cuban eats, fast food chains and local bars and cafés. This listing is for the MAIN LOUNGE area only! No break-out rooms included. You get access to the waiting area, the central array of couches, the kitchen, the tall counter, the pingpong table and several other optional tables. Includes complimentary water. Inclusive Gear/Hardware: Wireless Keyboards & Mouses Headphones & Wireless Gaming Headset Webcam AUX Cable for Speaker System Wacom Drawing Tablets Mac Pro Desktop Workstation Multiple Displays (Monitors and Television) with the following display adapters to fit the needs of any device: HDMI/DP/MiniDP/DVI/VGA Chromecast Apple TV Software Available (For additional $20, we can install the Adobe Suite to a device of your choosing.) Adobe Creative Cloud Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Dreamweaver, Lightroom, and more... ToonBoom Harmony Advanced (Available only on our devices.) ToonBoom Storyboard Pro (Available only on our devices.) Lighting Units for Rent: Flashpoint CL-1300 LED Panel Light (with barn doors) Flashpoint CL-1300 LED Panel Light Devices for Rent: Microsoft Surface Studio (i7, 32 GB RAM, GTX 980) iPad Pro 12.7 in MacBook Pro 2015 (16 GB RAM) Microphones for Rent: CAD e300 Multi-Pattern Condenser Microphone Rode Microphones K2 Variable‑Pattern Tube Microphone Shure SM58 ELECTRO‑VOICE PL Series PL‑80a Microphone AKG C3000 Microphone Sony ECM MS957 Microphone Samson C01U Microphone Amenities: Airconditioning Fans High Speed WiFi Printing Water cooler Kitchenette (No Oven) Lighting and Sound Equipment Flexible Seating & Furniture

Classic Flatiron/Chelsea Event Hall

New York | Midtown

$430 per hour
175
1
This is ideal for just about any type of event where a great location, good value, and excellent technology support is essential! The Hall, a flexible use conference facility with a commodious private reception and greeting area adjacent to a 3,000 square foot meeting room with movable air walls allowing for the creation of three separate spaces within, can serve up to 200 people in a variety of configurations, including popular banquet, auditorium, workgroup, and theater style layouts. The Hall is located midway between the trending and popular Flatiron District and Chelsea Neighborhoods, which offer an unmatched selection of parks, entertainment and cultural establishments, diverse fine dining opportunities, and historic architecture all readily available for after-event adventure. Local sights include Madison Square Park, the Flatiron Building and Public Plazas, the Ladies Mile Historic District, the High Line Park, among other notable sites and attractions. Anyone who uses the hall has access to the staff and technology infrastructure, allowing you to set up the technology and AV aspects of any event at a reasonable price and an assurance of success. Reach out today to our team of dedicated event professionals to book your event or schedule a site tour. All parties booking events through this listing must strictly comply with the Venue’s policies on building security as well as the stated rules per the listing on total occupancy per room as indicated through the booking terms and the agreed upon number of attendees. This includes provision of a roster of attendees provided no later than three business days before an event, with all attendees having suitable picture ID available for presentation at the Venue’s building security desk as a condition of admittance. Events with “Unlimited Open Enrollment” eg. with no rosters provided in advance of the event, will not be accepted. The Venue will strictly enforce rules on room and venue admittance and facility and room total occupancy, and failure to abide by these rules by the booking party on account of incomplete or deceptive information upon registration will lead to the cancellation of the booking at the sole discretion of Venue.

Flexible Event Space in Time Square NYC

New York | Midtown

$350 per hour
100
ABOUT Our modern and versatile room features 1,166 square feet of versatile meeting space perfect for executive meetings and social occasions for parties up to 100. In addition to complimentary Wireless Internet access for guests in meeting space, the room is equipped with three 55" LCD screens and projector - perfect for seminars and presentations. Our dedicated staff are here to turn your vision into a reality. Mezzanine | 1166 sq. feet SPACE AND CAPACITY Theatre up to 90 people Classroom up to 80 people U-Shape up to 40 people Conference up to 42 people Banquet up to 80 people Reception up to 100 people

Gallery space for exhibition/media event

New York | Midtown

$350 per hour
100
The gallery is 1,363 Sqft on 1st floor (street level) with reception area, middle gallery and main gallery, plus 550 Sqft on the lower level for backstage/back of house. Some built in capabilities include gallery fixtures, track lighting, audio sound system (easily connect with phone or laptop), wireless microphone, high-speed internet, wifi, restroom and one small kitchen. Walls and floors are recently renovated in August. *Projector, laptop, ipad, table, chair (limited number) are available for rent. Best usage for : Art Exhibition Photo Exhibition Fashion Presentation Influencers' Event Press Event Product Launching We also offer in-house event planning and catering services.

Sunny, spacious production studio Midtown

New York | Midtown

$90 per hour
50
Located in the the heart of Manhattan, the garment district, our studio provides a pleasant experience for photographers, artists & creatives. Don't worry if your forgetful! We are a short walking distance from B&H Photography which is ideal for any last minute equipment rentals/purchases. Our studio is 950 sq. ft with a shocking of 15 foot ceiling followed by to grand 20 ft column ; not to mention 2 large, street facing windows.

Spacious South Light Loft w/ Modern Touch

New York | Midtown

$450 per hour
50
Responds within 3 hours
The beautiful building that the loft is in was built in 1910. It was originally a carriage house for horses. The building's enormous 10'x20' freight elevator used to take the horses up and down through the floors. The huge 10' elevator doors open up directly into the loft. The loft has a generous 2000 square feet of space. It has a full kitchen with large kitchen island for catering or food preparation. The ceiling height is 11'. Along with other amenities that were common in the early 1900's were the tin ceilings. The ceilings are covered with the white painted tin and makes for an open and airy environment. One of it's uses is as a photography studio, so it has racks for clothing, a steamer, a makeup station, and is fully equipped to host a wide range of photography shoots. The furniture is all mid century modern based. Wood and chrome run throughout the space along with accents of white. Cocktail Parties, Art Gallery Shows, and Corporate meetings/events are welcome here. The loft is located on the edge of Hudson Yards and Hells Kitchen. It is easily accessible to public transportation with the 7 train and the 8th Ave 34th st station are each only .2 miles away...about a 6-8 minute walk. There are parking garages all around the building, so parking is always easy to find.

Sun Drenched South Light Loft

New York | Midtown

$250 per hour
20
1Responds within 3 hours
LOFT 4 is a 2200 Square ft. Shabby Chic full floor open LOFT designed for Film and Photography Productions. Built in 1910, the building was originally a carriage house for horses. The all white floors, mixed with the original tin ceiling tiles, great natural light, and white brick walls make it great for Lifestyle Shoots or Interviews. We have tastefully curated select furniture that gives the space a unique look and feel, while still allowing for a lot of negative space for photo/film productions. There is a 10'x20' freight elevator that opens up directly into the loft.

Midtown Penthouse

New York | Midtown

$863 per hour
50
The multi-use loft once the residence of composer, Leonard Bernstein now houses an Architecture firm that supplies a large terrace used for happy hours, two studios, living, dining, and kitchen space all open to each other and a private conference room. The loft also includes an original working fireplace

Fully-Equipped Chelsea Photo Studio

New York | Midtown

$110 per hour
8
2
We’re a full-service photo studio rental space, conveniently located in Chelsea, NYC, right around the corner from Penn Station. We offer a quiet, private space with large north-facing windows that can be used for photoshoots, video, interviews, castings, private parties, and more. The space is clean, comfortable, and cozy. Our rates include everything you may need for your shoot: seamless paper, Profoto lighting kits, flash heads, umbrellas, softboxes, light stands, and more (see below). Should you need additional equipment, we have a large range of gear on-site available to rent for an additional fee. If you need a photographer, we can help you out with that too. We've worked with clients of all sizes and from all industries. We provide reliable service at a great value, flexible to your needs. While we work with many photographers, our studio space is flexible and is also used for private parties, meetups, castings, presentations, and more. EQUIPMENT INCLUDED: Profoto Acute 2R 1200 PACK, Pro 7 Flash Heads (2), Pocket Wizard Transmitter, Umbrella, Large Softbox 42”, Medium Softbox 32”, Boom stand, Light stand, V flats, Auto Poles, High speed internet, MP3 dock, Air conditioning, Rolling rack for clothes, Seamless paper (1 pull included)” (seamless not included for rentals less than 3 hours; seamless is $25 per pull)

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.

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