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Hello, thanks for looking at our place. The house's simple and timeless design evolves around sunlight, enjoyment of nature and symbolizes the famous modern California lifestyle in its best form. It was built in 1963 and has a few mid-century modern touches, but still feels as fresh as 1963. It is a great backdrop for many event and production types and is easy to adjust for your specific needs or style vision. Please host your event in our open social spaces, on the extra large and deep deck or the 1 acre garden. Contact us for any questions. We like to make your event special.

Historic venue in Mid-Market SF

San Francisco | Tenderloin

$1600 per hour
1400
Available 7-days a week 6:00 AM - 12:00 AM Our space is ideal for ​conferences, seminars, corporate or private parties/events, executive retreats and off-sites, educational events, town halls, dinners, cocktail events and more. This space features historic bank vaults, neoclassical architecture, breakout rooms, newly renovated restrooms, wifi, wheelchair access, security, admin fees, janitorial services, public transportation

Stunning Design Palo Alto/ Stanford

Menlo Park | University Heights

$400 per hour
30
Stunning Design Heart of Silicon Valley - Palo Alto/ Stanford/Sand Hill Road Upscale light-filled architect designed contemporary house in the Heart of Silicon Valley. Prime location- Minutes from STANFORD, PALO ALTO, Sand Hill road and VC/Tech community offices. Easy Access- 20 mins from Airport -45 mins from SF- 20 mins from San Jose. Great for shoots or small off-sites or dinners. Not available for parties

Epic, Historic Victorian Mansion

Oakland | Clinton

$110 per hour
100
PLEASE READ ALL. Featured in many films, catalogs and commercials, this historic Victorian mansion features amazing architecture. This website only allows 20 pics, so it's not possible to show all the details. Rate quoted is for up to 5 people. Each added person is $10 per hour. The following spaces are included. OTHER SPACES POSSIBLY AVAILABLE, ONLY if agreed to in writing. Anything not agreed to in writing cannot be filmed, or entered. Extensive Garden + Grounds Two dining rooms Two foyers Living room All interior spaces described are on the same floor. All other spaces and floors cannot be entered without prior written approval. Rules: 1) Please keep in mind that people live in the mansion and treat them with respect. 2) While your rental allows access to the rooms stated, your team may only be in TWO rooms at a time. This enables you to have one room on camera, while the crew is in an adjacent room off camera. You may not "take over" three rooms at a time. 3) The foyers are the most difficult place to shoot, because they are needed for passage between rooms. If you elect to shoot in a foyer, please be respectful of the residents' need to pass through. 4) The kitchen is not available. It is reserved for use of the residents. 5) Out of respect for residents, please use ONLY the basement bathroom. 6) Street parking is consistently very easy. On-site parking MAY be available IF arranged in advance. No on-site parking without prior arrangement. 7) Due to ongoing improvements, and the challenges of constantly updating photos, decor may differ from posted photos. 8) No violence may be depicted on the property. Nudity is allowed, but NOT waist down, frontal. 9) Owner may provide rights to film some of the artwork, without charge. To be filmed, this artwork must be explicitly stated, in writing. Filming any artwork or copyrighted material without owner’s written approval is at your own legal risk. 10) Anyone not on camera shall wear shoe coverings. 11) Please clean up after yourselves.

Unique Art Deco Auditorium

San Francisco | Mission District

$250 per hour
451
This space features multi-use facilities for your next performance, meeting, conference, workshop series, wedding or rehearsal. Located at Hayes Valley and Mission neighborhoods, the building is a registered historic site with a classic art deco façade showcasing scallops, scrolls, and floral motifs. Special nonprofit rates available to qualified organizations. Our flexible rental spaces are suited for groups from 10 to 320. We look forward to welcoming you to San Francisco’s newest event venue.

Hip creative office/production space in SF

San Francisco | Mission District

$100 per hour
10
1
Year 2020 PROMO: ALL RETURNING GUESTS RECEIVE COMPLIMENTARY HOUR ON THEIR NEXT STAY! (Applies to additional bookings after 2nd visit) We love our Guests. The perfect place to produce your art in the most cultured district of the entire Bay Area in the heart of the beautiful Mission district! While the office is fully furnished, we are willing to assist you for clearing and arranging space to fit your event needs. Furniture can be cleared out if arranged ahead of time. Unsure if this space is the one for your event? No problem, we are happy to you a chance to view the area prior to your booking! I promise to be the most supportive host who will respond to your needs within minutes so you will never be alone! As long as you are happy, we are happy. Other great amenities include commercial AC/heater, water dispenser with hot and cold water, sink, Wi-Fi, ping-pong table, classic games (cornhole, Jenga, Monopoly), video games (Nintendo Switch and Playstation), and more. Photo/Film shoots - Lighting equipment, backdrop, and tripod included FREE OF CHARGE in the space for use. Please handle with care :) The office space is quite accessible via public transportation reach due to the fact that the nearest BART train station, either 24th St. station or 16th St. station. If you don't feel comfortable taking BART, you can find an Uber or Lyft anywhere across San Francisco as they typically will take 5 minutes or less to come to you. Feeling more adventurous? Valencia street is one of the most bike friendly place in the world with bike lanes (and bike stores) everywhere in the streets. In a prime location on Valencia street, you can explore the beautiful art and culture of the area with book stores, bike shops, local clothing brands, vinyl record shops, and multiple new age coffee shops. Hungry? The Mission district has a lot to offer from of the best salads (Souvla), cheesesteaks (Jay's Cheesesteak), pizza and baked goods (Arizmendi Bakery), cookies (Anthony's Cookies), ice cream (Smitten) and more. Food is more than welcome to be brought into the space as long as it is cleaned up and disposed of properly. Ask me anything to make your production the most successful it can be!

Modern Indoor/Outdoor Bar Event/Entertainm

Los Altos Hills

$150 per hour
60
3
One of the kind Entertainment guesthouse facility in most prestigious part of Los Altos Hills. Great view over Bay Area. Has indoor and outdoor space. Outdoor space comprise of large lighted decks and unique builtin professional style lighted bar with 80" HD TV (can be controlled via Chromecast - your content, like presentations or video) Can easily accommodate 40 or so people. Full featured modern kitchen facility with commercial coffee system. Designed for various entertainment events. Huge private property on the hill, over 2 acres total area, no visual from neighbors. Complete privacy, excluding main house (not a part of this rental). This is rental for GUESTHOUSE/DECK. Total about 3000sf of decks. 600sf kitchen , covered bar area - about 700sf. This facility primary use is for event/parties, like birthday. wedding, project presentation and etc. We have about 34 of modern Ikea stackable outdoor chairs if needed (these much better than standard ones ). There is some remodeling going on next to decks - pathway improvement. All reservation exceeding number of people posted in listing - 10 (!) is subject to confirmation with host prior to rent. Please communicate via messages about TOTAL number of people , type of event and etc. Rate posted is for 10 people. Each additional person , including any support support staff, is $50 per person. So will pay base rate PLUS $50 per each additional person over 10 people. So for example if base rate for event is $1000 and you want to have 40 people, you will pay $1500 MORE, for total of $2600. Plus you will need to get basic cleaning done yourself or by your crew - meaning to collect all garbage, put it in bags and REMOVE from property. We do not have commercial garbage dumpster. No use of Sauna/BBQ system is included with this reservation (can be arranged with special deposit and extra large fee for use/cleanup). Not designed for overnight sleeping - no beds. We can provide one inflatable bed if needed.

Unique Haven with Spectacular Marin views

Tiburon | Belvedere Tiburon

$480 per hour
150
Thank you for considering this extraordinary residence that seamlessly integrates stunning contemporary architecture, an impeccable floor plan, vast outdoor areas, and breathtaking vistas of forests and Marin Bay. Nestled in a picturesque setting, this meticulously designed home embodies a harmonious fusion of sophisticated architectural lines and tasteful finishes that create an atmosphere that will elevate any event or offsite. With three bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms in the main house, accompanied by a detached fourth bedroom featuring a full bathroom, this unique sanctuary provides an ideal backdrop for hosting a wide range of events and productions.

Large Event Space & Gallery

Oakland | Downtown

$100 per hour
200
1
2000 sq ft space, that can accommodate multiple purposes including private meetings, workshops, trainings, conferences, exhibits, and events. This Gallery space is a self contained suite, offering even more privacy for groups that require exclusive space for a long session. Multiple tables available available with desk chairs. LCD projector and screen available upon request.

Medium Sized Meeting Room

Oakland | Downtown

$60 per hour
25
A large customizable conference room, perfect for small productions or meetings. The room comes equipped with several rolling modular tables, an entire dry erase wall for brainstorming sessions, projector/screen, and lots of artwork.

Unique Luxe Apt w/ Multiple Back drops

San Francisco | Civic Center

$85 per hour
10
Welcome to our 9th floor modern and spacious downtown apartment located in the heart of San Francisco in the historic Civic Center. Our view from the apartment windows is of the city skyline and the City Hall dome. Our 800 sqft space is ideal for photoshoots, music videos, food videos, and intimate events. This is a two bedroom one bath apartment on the 9th floor. Our space has a unique and luxurious feel with a lot of natural light. There are floor to ceiling windows with the view of the City Hall dome. Book a night time slot and you'll be greeted with the City Hall dome lit up with various colors depending on the night. City Hall turns their lights on at dusk every night. You can find what colors the City Hall dome will be lit up on which days here ; https://sfgov.org/cityhall//lighting. Space Features: -Two rooms, one bathroom -Large floor to ceiling windows -1000 mbps High Speed Internet -Dimmable lighting -Functional kitchen with kitchenware -All furnishings/ kitchenware/ electronics is available to be used/moved Equipment available at no additional cost: -Vava 4k projector (ultra short throw projector, laser projection), HDMI and Chromecast compatible to project just about anything. -Vilnice projector with USB connection to transpose smartphone screen to projector -Three lamps with smart lights; change the lights to any color you desire, dimmable -Fuji 70X camera -2 Umbrella 33" lights w/ stand -2 Softbox 20"x28" lights w/stand -3 6x9 ft Backdrops w/ stand (Black, White, and Green) Rooftop access is an additional fee as I will have to accompany your group during that time. If this is something you are interested in please let me know. Renovated in 2018 the building competes to be one of the most luxury building in San Francisco. We are steps away from a Starbucks and a few blocks from San Francisco's best restaurants.

Creative Space With Tons of Natural Light

San Francisco | Cow Hollow

$140 per hour
45
We are an open flex space we use for our own events for the artistic and creative community. The natural light pours in from the windows on all sides of the space, also creates fresh air flow from the Bay. Our space boasts: -Freshly updated with unique and beautiful design aesthetic -2nd floor, private and secure space -Air purifier -Bright, natural light -Photography backdrops with automatic controls (multiple colors) -Tables and chairs included (seating for 25) -Projector -Onsite team to help you set up -Private entrance -2 offices for use in addition to main room -Private bathroom -Disco ball!

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