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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.

24th Street Loft

New York | Midtown

$510 per hour
100
2Responds within 2 hours
A true daylight location with 4500 square feet of bright shooting areas with southern, western and northern exposures in the heart of Manhattan.

Warm Flatiron Event + Photography Space

New York | Manhattan

$80 per hour
10
5
Solas Studio in the Flatiron District is a flexible event space and shooting studio. We have on-site small and large format printing capabilities, photography/lighting equipment, and helpful, friendly staff. We are located on the second floor of 117 e.24th street at Park Avenue. We are next door to “The Pit” Comedy club and a block away from the 23rd street 6 train station (a handicapped accessible station). A perfect space for an intimate gathering, workshop, class, art show, film screening, photography shoot and more! Book with us today.

Penthouse Duplex + Rooftop Skyline views

New York | Greenpoint

$375 per hour
75
3Responds within an hour
***************************** FAQ & DISCLAIMERS ****************************** WHAT WILL BE THE FULL PRICE? Full quotes for this space (rental + rep + cleaning) start at $3600. IS THERE A CLEANING FEE? HOW MUCH IS IT? Yes. Cleaning fees start at $400/1-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 A quiet haven in the heart of Greenpoint, Brooklyn, this 3,000 square-foot penthouse loft offers an open layout on two floors and an abundance of natural light. The space boasts unbeatable views of the Brooklyn and Manhattan Skyline, and possesses a bright and warm character with high quality finishes that exude an elevated elegance. The open kitchen, rooftop terrace, 2 bathrooms, and a living room that opens up directly to a second terrace makes this space a go-to for all producers, meetings and events organizers. AMENITIES: . Av Projector + TV . Balcony Lounge . Full Open Layout Kitchen . High Capacity Wifi . Natural Light . Outdoor Terrace . Pool Table . Rooftop Access . Sonos Sound System . Three Bathrooms . Two Breakout Rooms . Views of the Manhattan Skyline (All furniture included in rental) SURROUNDINGS & PARKING . Metered street parking available . Free street parking on neighboring streets . 0.7 mile to Sherman Parking Garage - 123 N 12th Street . 0.7 mile to MPG Parking Garage - 21 India Street . 4 min walking distance from Greenpoint Av Subway . 4 min walking distance from Nassau Av Subway 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! UPON ARRIVAL The space will be prepped, spotless, and ready for you to use. The on-site rep will check you in, assist you to load in 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. AFTER YOUR BOOKING The on-site rep will help you load out your equipment. Check all of our spaces and amazing reviews here: bit.ly/AllOurSpaces *********************** Indoor Features Blue art painting / Blue couch / Double sink Exposed Brick Walls / Freestanding White bathtub / Green art painting Pendant lights / Red Billiard Table / Red Pool table Stainless steel kitchen exhaust hood / Stainless steel stove Transparent stairs / transparent staircase White backsplash / White carpet / White coffee table White marble countertop / White Stairs / white staircase / White tiles Wood paneling / Wood parquet floor Wood shelves / Wood side tables / Wood stairs / Wood staircase ********************** Outdoor Features Balcony lounge / Crochet hammock / Fire escape view / Glass door / Green chair Hammock / Open view / Outdoor bench / Outdoor chairs Plant pots / Plants Real Grass / Rooftop garden Steel green bench / Steel outdoor shower / Steel shade / Sunset view Tall planters / Terrace garden / Terrace lounge Wood bench / Wood table * 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.

Urban Industrial Loft

Newark | North Ironbound

$275 per hour
60
Responds within an hour
***************************** FAQ & DISCLAIMERS ****************************** WHAT WILL BE THE FULL PRICE? Minimum quotes for Meetings & Productions: start at $1950 Minimum quotes for Events: start at $2250 *Min. quotes include: the min. rental hours and cleaning services + on-site rep + free concierge service. Meetings ― max. 35 guests; from $175/hr to $240/hr Events ― max: 50 guests; from $275/hr to $440/hr Productions ― max: 30 guests; from $175/hr to $275/hr Showrooms ― max: 60 guests; from $275/hr to $495/hr IS THERE A CLEANING FEE? HOW MUCH IS IT? Yes. Cleaning fees start at $350/1-day booking. Included in min. quote. WILL THERE BE AN ON-SITE REP? Yes. Fees start at $150/booking. Included in min. quote. 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 This space is a 1900 sq/ft urban industrial loft just 25 mins outside of Manhattan in Newark, New Jersey easy accessible by train 5 mins walking distance from the Newark Pennsylvania Station. The space's brick walls, exposed pipes, and open layout make it the perfect backdrop for any commercial or production shoot. This versatile space includes 2 bedrooms, a children’s room with bunk beds, living room area equipped with TV, dining room area, an open kitchen layout, 3 bathrooms, and an outdoor terrace. The outdoor terrace is perfect for events and outdoor dinner parties surrounded by string lights, some greenery, and beautiful brick walls. Truly the ideal setting for any shoot that needs multiple scenes both indoor and outdoor or a TV series looking for an apartment location. AMENITIES Outdoor patio space 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms Natural Light Open kitchen layout TV Brick walls Exposed wood beam ceiling Industrial decoration Stainless steel appliances High capacity Wifi SURROUNDINGS & PARKING Parking structure right by the space. 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 - 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.

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.

Stylish, Light Filled Studio w/ Cyc Wall

New York | Long Island City

$225 per hour
100
11Responds within 8 hours
Dear Image-maker, Welcome to Airbnb of studio photography. We’ve created a beautiful space for you that has everything you need, so you don’t have to bring anything besides your subjects and your camera and laptop. We offer you 2,500 sq ft of beautiful contemporary all white space with a large corner cyc wall, 14" ceilings and giant South-West facing windows that provide gorgeous daylight (blackouts available, as well), beautiful make up station that can seat up to 4 models, and a stylish comfortable green-room. And, to make your life easier and your production cheaper, we are offering a lot of grip and EQ included in your rental (List is below). Whatever lighting we don't have in stock, we are happy to source it for you from a near-by rental house (additional cost). We are located in LIC, 10 Minutes from Manhattan, One minute walk from the 7 Line subway stop GRIP INCLUDED IN YOUR RENTAL 100 Amp Distro Box 1 Rolling Cart with APC battery pack and rolling stool 13 C-stands with Arms (Avenger) 4 Medium Rollers 1 Matthew’s High Roller Stand 1 Matthew’s Hollywood baby Junior 1 Butterfly Frame 6x6 with full stop and 1/4 stop silks 1 Speedrail, 12ft/8ft 6 Light Stands 2 Reflectors, 4 ft, gold and silver 6 18x24 flags 1 4x4 empty frame 1 4x4 double scrim net black 6x6 butterfly frame with Full Stop silk, Quarter and Ultrabounce 12x12 frame with Bleached Muslin and Ultrabounce 11 V-flats (black and white) 8x8 10 Extension cords 15 Sandbags 20 Apple Boxes - various sizes 12 Baby Pipe Clamp (ETC) 12 Super Clamps 2 Duckbills 20 A-clamps, various sizes LOTS or Misc Grip LIGHTING - INCLUDED WITH YOUR RENTAL CONTINUOUS LIGHTING 4 ARRI 2K Fresnel, Tungsten 1 ARRI 1 k Open face 1 ARRI 650 Fresnel, Tungsten 1 ARRI 300 Fresnel, Tungsten 2 ARRI 150 Fresnel, Tungsten 3 Leko 750 with 19º lens 2 KinoFlo Image 80 3200K and 5600k 18” Photo/Video Bi-color LED Ring Beauty Light Variety of gels 100 Amp Distro Box 600 Amp Camloc STROBES- INCLUDED WITH YOUR RENTAL 2 Profoto D1 1000W - Monolight Studio Kit 3 Profoto D1 500Ws-2 Monolight Studio Kit Profoto Air-remote - non-TTL 2 Chimera Large Soft Box with w Profoto Ring Chimera Large Strip Softbox and Grid Large Profoto Large Silver Umbrella Profoto Beauty Dish, Large with Sock 2 Profoto Magnums Beauty Dish, Medium size, Bowens mount 10 Westcot 36x48 softboxes with silver lining and diffusion 8 Profoto Zoom reflector Grid kit for Zoom Reflector, Bowens and Profoto Mount Profoto to Bowens Mount Converter D 7" Standard Reflector Diffuser Lamp Shade Dish with 10° /30°/ 50° Degree Honeycomb Grid White Soft Cloth for Bowens Mount Studio Strobe Flash Light Speedlite Impact Snoot for Select Impact/Bowens S-Mount Strobes DIGITAL - INCLUDED IN YOUR RENTAL BEN-Q - 27” fully calibrated monitor with calibrator X-Ray Color-Checker Passport 2 High-speed card-readers Tether Cables Printers on premises (documents and high end photos) PRODUCTION 4 Heavy Duty Clothing racks with hangers 5 6 ft tables 1 4 ft table 2 Steamers 4 robes SET DESIGN 1 Set walls: 1 8x'8, 2 4x8 Various color and size plexiglass 15 Set paper 9 ft - various colors - Available for purchase. $25 - a pull, $75 - fresh roll We have 2 large PROP-HOUSES in the building: www.newel.com & www.propnspoon.com and offer our clients 25% off their prop rental fees and free delivery. Fresh Paint on the Cyc wall is available at an additional cost: $200 Please note, this pricing is for self-service option. We will open the doors for you remotely 15 min before the start time and will walk you through the space via FaceTime or any other video conferencing services and show you where everything is. We will also be available via phone through out the day to answer any of your questions. An option to add a studio manager is also available at $350 a day (8 hrs) If there is something else you need, but don't see it on this list, let us know and we can help you to source it. Let us know how else we can help you. Jesse and Nadia

BIG ROOM Recording/Production Studio

New York | Williamsburg

$300 per hour
35
4
Our facility is 2,000 sq ft w/ 15 foot ceilings, designed not only record an orchestra, but also as a creative space to host photo shoots, film screenings, intimate live performances, or VIP listening parties. We are a classic, large-format big room, analog and digital recording studio nestled in South Williamsburg. This hand-built space features Protools HD 32 I/O, 2 inch Studer A827 24 track analog tape machine, a fully restored Harrison 4032c 40-channel analog recording console (same series the Thriller album was recorded on), a baby grand Yamaha piano, an impressive mic collection, and more. Please note while our usual people cap is much higher, we have temporarily capped count at 10 -15 people as per our new COVID-19 protocols to ensure proper social distancing. We have many other measures in place to continue hosting safe productions at our space, including new cleaning / sanitization protocols, placement of HEPA air filters, private testing options with fast turnarounds, etc. Note, use of our control room is now only permitted for special circumstances and for an additional fee. We are also a fantastic space for off-site meetings. Amenities include: - Large 65" 4k mobile screen for screen sharing & presentations - 8-10 person conference table (larger tables avail for additional rental fee) - Large magnetic dry-erase board - Catering options w/ amazing local restaurants - Check out our new photos

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.

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.

Jupiter House

New York | Red Hook

$125 per hour
15
34Responds within 12 - 24 hours
About our space: There are many plants and unique art including an astrological clock that we have made and collected over the years. We custom built the space and hope that you can feel the care put into the flow and look of the space. If you have more than 10 people or an 8 hour plus booking, we require a $250 security deposit in addition to the cost of the booking. The deposit will be fully refunded by us within one day of your booking, provided there are no damages to the space or extra time. We do not allow any drinking of alcohol in our space without making prior arrangements to hire one of our staff members to be present. 11-15 people charged at $145ph

A Little Palace in Brooklyn

New York | Bushwick

$200 per hour
50
14Responds within 2 hours
Designed and built as an experiment in the possibilities of loft living, surreality and commercial space, The Love Shack is one open main space with other small spaces inside the two human-size dollhouses, creating a unique Alice in Wonderland magical experience. In this unique loft conversion almost every piece of furniture you see is an original design or an antique that has been heavily modified and restored. Max capacity 50 standing, no more than 40 recommended. Casual seating around the space for up to 25, including the possibility of a formal dining setup for 10. (Alternatively, folding table and chairs may be brought in to seat 20 for dinner parties at additional cost.) Full working kitchen. Excellent sound system connects via Bluetooth. HD video projection on to 7ft x 4ft screen via HDMI, Thunderbolt or Display Port from your laptop or phone. ------ House Rules: Renter must book all time needed in the space, including for setup and cleanup. Trash and recyclables must be separated and left bagged up in the garden to avoid additional garbage handling fee. Everything else brought into the space must be removed by the end time. $750-$1000 security deposit (varies by type of rental) will be held separately and refunded the next business day following event, pending no damages or overtime. Overtime is strict and charged per half hour or part thereof. ------ We look forward to helping you create your magical event here!

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