548 West: NYC’s Best Multi-Floor Venue
Why You Should Book Your Next Event at 548 West
When it comes to hosting an event in New York, NY, there are a multitude of venues to choose from. However, if you’re looking for the best of the best, you’ve come to the right place. BLACE’s exclusive venue 548 West, located in the heart of West Chelsea’s gallery district, is the ideal event space to bring your event to life! Here are five reasons why you should book 548 West as the venue for your next event.
1. It Can Be Transformed for Any Event
One of the biggest benefits of 548 West, is its ability to be transformed into any type of event space. From art exhibits and fairs, experimental activations, fashion shows, and creative events to corporate trainings, large-scale art installations, rooftop events, and corporate holiday parties, the possibilities are endless for the type of event you can throw here.
2. Its Location is Easily Accessible
Since the NYC venue is located at 548 West 22nd street in West Chelsea's gallery district, it's very accessible to reach by train, subway, bus, and car. It’s also near Hudson River Park and one block away from the High Line, a beautiful public park built on the historic, elevated rail line in Manhattan.
3. It’s a Multi-Floor Venue
When your event requires a multi-floor, whitebox venue, 548 West is a must-book. This 50,000 sq. ft. venue features five spacious floors with 15-18 ft. ceilings and classic industrial architecture details that embody the history of its beloved neighborhood. It also offers an exclusive rooftop space with beautiful views of the Hudson River and Manhattan.
For those who require a freight elevator for their event to move equipment and guests, you’re in luck. 548 West comes with a massive freight elevator that can fit a vehicle and provide access to every floor—including the rooftop!
The best part? You are given the option to rent one floor or the entire building for your event. If you plan to rent 548 West in parts, you can either rent the:
- Ground floor only
- Second & third floor together
- Fourth floor & rooftop together
Also, the venue fits a capacity of up to 1,200 guests. So, if you’re hosting a large gala or experimental activation, you can be certain it’ll comfortably fit your guestlist.
4. It Has a Rich History Centered in the Arts
Did you know? 548 West has a rich history as a celebrated arts building. In 1982, the Dia Center of the Arts acquired 548 West and turned it into the Dia Building, where it operated as a primary gallery and museum. Since then, many prominent art institutions throughout the years have rented the space, including Zach Feurer Gallery and CRG Gallery. Today, the space has seen over $2 million in recent renovations and improvements, making it the perfect rented space for an array of events.
5. It’s Hosted Many Prominent Event
Over the years, 548 West has hosted many prominent clients, including EKS, Genesis, Marble LDN x Trust Pilot, Hermes, Volta, and Smilesss for NFT week.