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Located in the famous La Cienega Design Quarter in West Hollywood, our Gallery showroom is a 6,000 square foot museum style space spread over two levels and 12 rooms. Showcasing everything from Classical sculpture to antique jewelry, and everything in between, this dynamic multi dimensional space provides an experience of the ancient world unlike any other.
Space includes a kitchen, prep area, two bathrooms, private rooms for storage, dressing areas, and equipment. Photos show a variety of room iterations and may not be current. Perfect for filming, production, meetings, pop ups, gatherings, events, exhibitions, photo shoots, performances, lectures, and much more.
Featuring a library with a comprehensive selection of of art, history, and anthropology related texts, a Russian icons chapel room, dedicated Asian, African, Pre-Columbian, and Classical galleries as well as a breath-taking cross format main room, this gallery is a stunning testament to thousands of years of human ingenuity and development in the arts.
Melrose Hill is a neighborhood that is full of young eclectic people. Our beautiful loft space of about 1600 square feet is in the heart of the neighborhood with 5min from Silver Lake and 10min from DTLA. There are many food and drink options including Sqirl, Courage Bagels, Pine & Crane, and Maru Coffee.
Our all white gallery has 15' ceilings, polished concrete floors, track lighting, a storefront plate glass lobby and additional space toward the back.
The location of this warehouse, is near the heart of Downtown Los Angeles, with easy access to freeways in all directions. The warehouse itself, is 6,500 square feet, of raw, high vaulted ceilings and is perfect for almost anything, from film shoots to photography shoots and even better, private events.
Prime opportunity in East LA for creative office/flex conversion
Ground level Loading
Ceiling height 20FT
Power 2500 Amps, 480 Volts, 3 Phase, 4 Wire
2 Mens/Womens restrooms
Green room available
Trash cans available
Decoration services available
Table/Chair rentals available
Our open concept gallery is a flexible filming location capable of accommodating a crew of approximately 25 people.
Garage parking is available nearby and there is also plenty of metered street parking and a city-operated lot one block away.
Gorgeous Art Deco restaurant with a grand staircase and stunning historical features.
**NOTE: Rate shown here is a base rate, more reflective of small, low-impact still shoots. Anything of larger impact (motion shoots, music videos, events) will likely be more and be rated as according to the specific project details. Ownership understands that project can vary. Likewise, the rate will vary as according to project specs and days needed.
Please inquire for rates and include and the following details about your project.
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Located just 3 minutes from the beach in the heart of Downtown Santa Monica, 1212 Santa Monica is a restaurant that celebrates the rich diversity of SoCal cultural landscape. Trained internationally, Chef Luca Maita has created a menu that is focused on using the best of locally sourced fresh ingredients.
With over 12,000 square feet of two-story, open space; the architecture is a blend of modern and traditional materials and design elements. Simultaneously dynamic and intimate, 1212 is remarkably flexible which can be reprogrammed easily for various events of both scale and character. The main bar and dining room occupy the first floor. Accessed by stairs from both the bar area and main dining room, a wrap-around balcony overlooking the main dining room offers additional seating, while a secondary dining and bar area functions as both an after-hours lounge and Private Dining Room.
Perhaps most impressive is the ceiling with fully-exposed long span bow-trusses with over 100 copper drop lights that unifies the first and second floor. The lights also act to expose and heighten the warmth of space’s material palette; the wood floor and selective areas of the surrounding walls, textured stone, wood bow trusses, and colorful tiles provide additional warmth. Patio seating is also available on the main floor, and a glass façade (complete with bi-fold doors) creates a natural synergy with the bustling energy of the Promenade.
Given its extensive flexibility and casualness both in size and types of spaces, 1212 is particularly well suited for weddings. Our ability to accommodate Ceremonies and Receptions Dinner on the same day. We’ll deliver a unique style/character of every wedding, and the range of very private to very public types of spaces is unique in LA. This is particularly important as you navigate through Rehearsal Dinners, Bachelor and/or Bridesmaid parties, the Wedding itself, and Reception. Of course, our Chef Luca will work closely with the couple to create a personable customize menu which matches your identity. We are there as your resource anytime needed.
Closed to PUBLIC, OPEN TO YOU for filming / photo shoots! This Retro restaurant is with staged furniture, booths, tables, full commercial kitchen is NOW Available! 8000sf of unique space, customize as you like. Indoors has lots of seating and dining tables, bar nook, outdoor area, parking for 75+ cars.
In the parking lot, there are 2 black parking lights, outdoor alley with lights, outdoor building lights. These are not included in the pricing and are an extra charge.
The kitchen is a big area of the restaurant, anything powered in the kitchen is an extra fee.
Located minutes away from the 10 FWY, USC and Exposition Park, our property is a historic Art Deco theater, turned studio space, featuring an elegant 23’ bow truss ceiling and an 800 square foot courtyard garden. This 6,500+ square foot private campus is an ideal space for events, film shoots, and art exhibitions.
On-site gated parking (14 stacked vehicles)
Central heating and air conditioning
Theater marquee entrance
Easy access 15’ rollup door front loading bay
Distressed brick parking lot facade
All walls are plywood reinforced
400 Amp power supply
Polished concrete floors
Wireless color printer
7,500 sq.-foot space with lots of character and versatility - bohemian/elegant/rustic/industrial. The main area features a bar, wooden dance floor, stage, four chandeliers, two massive antique mirrors, A/V equipment and a piano area. There is also a backstage / lounge area with a pool table, a separate rustic-looking restaurant area, and a library and office.
Ample metered street parking (free after 6:00 p.m.)
Walking distance to Metro Blue Line (801) Grand / LATTC Station
Main street-level access; roll-up door at the back entrance (through the alley) for loading.
AMENITIES INCLUDED IN THE HOURLY RATE:
Kitchen area with refrigerator and stove (for warming up food only); trash cans with liners; bathrooms equipped with toilet paper and hand soap.
OPTIONAL AMENITIES (FOR AN ADDITIONAL FEE):
Audio/Visual equipment (1/8 inch male jack input; stereo female RCA input; stereo female 1/4" input; wired/wireless microphones; 4 subwoofers and 2 full-range speakers; 4 monitor speakers (2 - 15-inch and 2 - 12-inch, full HD projector, motorized 18-foot screen, 2 haze machines; moving heads, pre-programmed motion and light sequence.
A/C / Heater
Full use of the kitchen
Tablecloths (available in black or white)
Chair covers (available in black)
Folding tables and chairs
Parking for up to 15 cars (depending on availability) ($10 per car)
The rates published on Giggster are solely for photoshoot/music video/film production. Due to COVID-19, we are very selective as far as booking events. Please inquire about our rates for events.
We charge $10 per hour to run the A/C/heater.
We open the doors at the start time you requested.
Depending on our schedule, we may be able to grant you a 15-minute head start OR a 15-minute grace period to load out. Any additional overtime will be charged the hourly rate in half-hour increments.
Some of the art work at the venue can be used for production only with a release. Please ask before you use them for your shoot.
Please do not remove books from the library shelves.
The floor is polished and lacquered and can be damaged and scratched easily. Please ask us to help with moving furniture or props. We ask that you not drag the furniture or props across the floor.
Please return all furniture and props to their original place.
It's best if you take before photos to remember where to return items.
We will charge $50 to return items not returned to their original place, if multiple items are not returned.
Please do not use tape that could damage the floor or the paint on the walls.
Please ask for permission to drill or nail anything into the walls.
Please ask before you plug into any electrical outlet, especially if your device may draw more than 10 Amps or 1200 Watts.
Please make sure to return all props and other items you borrowed from the staff. Please confirm with staff that you have returned the items.
There will be a restocking fee for some items you borrow.
Please leave the venue as clean as you found it. We will charge for cleanup required beyond simple detailing and trash removal.
We do not allow smoking or the use of any drugs inside the venue (unless used for props).
We do not allow the consumption of alcohol during film or music video production.
The number of people in your booking request should include all persons who will be physically present at the venue - crew, cast, guests etc.
We are an eclectic space situated in the heart of Arts District DTLA and measures to be 6,700 square ft. Rentable event space measures to be 2,000 sqft, which can accommodate 150 people. As an add-on fee, we have an additional 1,000 sq ft of flex-space, which can accommodate 50 people. We also have a photo studio that measures 1,100 sq ft, which can accommodate 50 people. We value purposeful & collaborative community, versatile & curated environment, and hospitable service
Our versatile and open floor plan is perfect for product launches, corporate events, dinner parties, weddings, workshops and more. We can easily transform our space to fit your needs and vision. Our space comes with all the in-house furnishings so you don't have to fret about paying additional rental fees to accommodate seating for your guests.
Our all-inclusive amenities:
-In house furnishings: Sectional, Couch, accent chair, 2 10ft farm tables, 4 10 benches, 50 mis-match folding chairs, piano, 6 6ft tables
-Audio & Media perks: 2 Speaker sound system, mixer, 2 monitors, 2 microphones & stands, 52in TV, projector installation capabilities, wi-fi
-Green room/conference: (only for event production/planning team ) kitchenette, vintage decor & furnishings, microwave, toaster oven, coffee maker, and refrigerator
-Extra Perks: On-site representative, 2 unisex bathrooms, air conditioning, amazing restaurants & shops, FREE street parking, Arts District eclectic vibe
If you need vendor recommendations, we have a list of amazing vendors you can choose from or have the freedom to bring in your own. There is ample FREE street parking available in the area and an easy ground level load-in and out that is available for you to use during set-up and breakdown.