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The Historic San Francisco Mint - 92,000 sq. ft.
Rich in history and aesthetics, this Greek Revival masterpiece accommodates everything from VIP corporate parties to galas to grand weddings in the heart of downtown San Francisco.
Only minutes away from the Moscone Center, it’s been renovated to accommodate modern functions without losing any of its historical grandeur. With 92,000 square feet of ballrooms, gold vaults, and gaslight chandeliers, its ambience guarantees a vibe that will take you back to a more regal time.
The San Francisco Mint began operation in 1874 during the California Gold Rush. During this time, The San Francisco Mint turn $4 Billion worth of gold into coins. Also known as “The Granite Lady”, The San Francisco Mint was designed by architect Alfred B. Mullett. Mullett designed The Mint in the style of Greek Revival. The building was constructed in the shape of the letter ‘E’ and was built around a central courtyard which featured a well. The San Francisco Mint operated from 1874 to 1937, and was introduced as a historical landmark in 1961 and a California historical landmark in 1974.
On April 18, 1906, a large earthquake struck the San Francisco Bay Area. This 7.9 magnitude quake, which struck 296 miles north of the infamous San Andres Fault, lasted 20-25 seconds and was about 5 miles deep. Though it was centered in the Bay Area, this quake was felt from Oregon to Los Angeles.
The 1906 quake cause a fire to break out at the San Francisco Mint. Though there was significant cosmetic damage to the exterior of The Mint, the building remained intact, being saved primarily by the buildings shape and courtyard well. At the time of the quake and fire, The San Francisco Mint held $300 Million, which was one-third of the country’s gold reserves. It was the only building left standing in miles.
92,000 square feet
Use of 2 Full Floors
- Main Floor (20,640 sqft/30' Ceilings)
- Vault Floor (2,998 sqft / 10' Ceilings)
22 Rooms - Showcases 4 Ballrooms, 6 Vaults, Outdoor Courtyard
4 Salons (Perfect for Coatcheck, Breakouts, Whiskey Bars, Green Rooms)
Loading Door 5'9" x 9'9"
Main Entrance 5'7" x 12'10"
ADA/Freight Elevator 3'4" x 7'10"
Power: Dedicated 400 amp circuit + 100 and 60 amp circuits
Distro: Power distribution services available
OPTIMAL USE OF SPACE
- Exclusive Private Parties
- Premium Corporate Events
- Film Shoots
- Photo Shoots
- Music Videos
- Themed Events
- Product launches
- Immersive Experiences
- Intimate Receptions
- Holiday Parties
Please refer to the floor plans for square footage
Guest must use a Third Party for all catered food.
All alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages must be purchased through our venue. Please message Host.
ADDITIONAL FULL SERVICES
All furnishings, equipment, decor, etc. will be an additional cost to the guest and are not included within the booking. Host will work with guests on these elements and to make even their most outrageous requests a reality. Want white elephants and fire-breathing acrobats? Host will leverage their extensive contacts to make it happen and provide proposal.
Presentation Theater at The Place of Fine Arts
This unique space is located inside a historic building just minutes away from Crissy Field and the Golden Gate Bridge. Influence, engage and motivate audiences through the screen. Lighting goes low, the big screen shines, and soon your audience is immersed in the story your telling.
Professional screening room ideal for:
- Corporate Events
- Product and Brand Launches
- Road Shows
We offer free parking in our adjacent lot, and public transit is nearby.
This space can be paired with our "Broadway" entertaining section for an exhibit and/or dining experience upon request for an additional fee. Please contact host for custom pricing.
- Stadium seating up to 140 people
- Sound proof
- 2,700 Square Feet
- Large white wall for projection
- Projector included
- HDMI connection capabilities
- Surround sound
- Box office/check in desk
- Permanent stage and projector wall
- Use of our A/V equipment
- Presentation tables (variety of sizes)
- Rolling white table (2.5x2.5)
- Metal sign holders
- (6) Stanchions
- Cafe catered services (please contact host for pricing)
- Coat Check: $25/hr
- Receptionist: $25/hr
Please contact the host for custom booking requests.
MDRP Photography Studio
This photography studio is perfect for portraits, small product and interviews. We also have had chef cook offs, video screenings, video production HQ, designer trunk shows and more.
The studio is located near some of the finest bakeries, restaurants and bars.
Flexible Art Space in Historic Building
Built as a union meeting hall in 1914, The Lab's 3,000 square foot space was recently restored to reveal its original hardwood floors, a wall of windows, and industrial steel beams. 125 feet of static wall space, four moveable walls, an acoustic ceiling, flexible track and theater lighting, blackout blinds, and a state of the art Meyer Sound system give the historic space its modern edge. Located 1/2 block from the 16th and Mission BART station, The Lab's wheelchair accessible space is perfect for your next project.
Rental fees directly support the programmatic mission and operational maintenance of The Lab, and most importantly, the artists we work with.
Bright Photo/Video Studio in the Dogpatch
NRM Studios is an 1100 sq/ft creative studio space nestled in the heart of the Dogpatch of San Francisco. The main studio space walls have been covered in state of the art sound proofing panels which makes it the perfect space for any video production where sound is important. Also, our studio space is located off a quiet street, so outside noise is rarely, if ever, an issue.
The property also includes: A private green back patio area, full kitchen, coffee maker, (2) bathrooms, full shower, easy access loading dock, remote controlled blackout curtains, smart lighting, and sound booth, making it the perfect space for any video/photo productions here in the Bay Area.
There’s plenty of free & safe parking in front AND adjacent to our building.
Hungry? Great! Our space is very close to a number of great dining spots to walk to. Ordering in? Even better! It’s a quick delivery from any of your favorite meal delivery services.
Lighting, backdrops, and special equipment available for rent upon request.
World Famous Mission Art Gallery Warehouse Loft!!!
World Famous Mission Art Gallery Warehouse Loft. Giant Windows & Natural Light! Versatile!
Our art gallery warehouse loft is a creative community space that has been featured in The Washington Post, The New Yorker, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal for its uniquely creative versatile setup and cross-functional design perfect for events, workshops, off-sites, and production.
Check out the video of our most recent art show featured in The Washington Post:
Check out our venue brochure for floor plan and more:
Huge windows give off plenty of light, and blackout curtains are perfect for photo shoots, video shoots, interviews and more. Our latest music video shoot was most recently featured in Paste Magazine: https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2017/05/cathedrals-dont-act-like-a-stranger-video.html
• Blackout curtains
• Huge windows with natural light
• Industrial art gallery vibes
• Plenty of plants and greenery
Located around the corner from 16th and Mission BART, our art gallery warehouse loft is centrally located and at most about a 20 minute commute from anywhere in San Francisco. There is metered street parking outside. The vibe is that of an industrial loft on the second floor of a former motorcycle shop turned architecture firm.
Other features include:
• Fully functional kitchen
• Dimmable lighting
• Super high ceilings
• 2 long slab live edge wooden tables
• 3 configurable bar tables
There is 1 1/2 restrooms, one on each floor. The space is located on the second floor and requires walking up a flight of stairs. There is no elevator.. There will always be an on-site manager present in case you need any assistance throughout your booking.
The space is a converted motorcycle shop originally built in the late 2000's and has many original qualities still intact. It served as an event space and art gallery for the past 10 years.
The Garage SFO: Luxury Live/Work Warehouse
Welcome to The Garage SFO.
This 3000 sq. ft. modern warehouse offers two-stories of open concept space, a roof terrace, and an indoor home theatre. A unique location, perfect for your corporate gatherings, workshops and creative productions.
The Garage SFO is located right in the centre of the SoMa neighbourhood - a short walking distance to Union Square and the Financial District. Major freeways and transportation are also easily accessible.
The space comfortably fits 50 to 80 people. There are 2 restrooms on site. Additional chairs folding and tables as well as use of our Epson projector, wifi, AppleTV and Sonos surround sound are available.
There is a paid parking lot at the corner of 6th Street and Folsom. We have a driveway for unloading.
Guests are welcome to arrange their own catering.
Rates may vary if booking requests extend beyond the business hours of 8am - 5pm, Monday thru Friday. Closing time is 11pm.