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From the deep cultural wellspring of the Harlem neighborhood descend into an evocative richly textured space. The century old space has been stripped to its foundational elements. Native granite schist stone walls intertwine with exposed brick, Carnegie steel beams and a hand-trowled concrete floor. Two massive rustic tables hand crafted from repurposed wooden beams salvaged from a 150 year old church center the space. Morning sunlight pours through the exterior wrought iron fence through 8 large windows allowing abstract shadow shapes to seemingly dance upon surfaces. Dangling wire caged Edison filament bulbs give a warm glow. Exposed massive patinated pipe and conduit punctuate the ceiling. Contemporary soft touches of drapery and furniture compliment the roughhewn bones of the space. Located three blocks from the 2/3 Express and B/C trains, a couple dozen feet from the M2 bus stop, we are three blocks from Olmsted & Vaux's urban masterpieces Central and Morningside Parks. A block from 8th Avenue - Frederick Douglass Boulevard corridor - the south Harlem neighborhood is now dotted with cafes, restaurants and bars ranging from Marcus Samuelsson's Red Rooster to legendary Minton's Playhouse. *Additional Options: Kitchen + Staging/Prep Area + Video/Audio + Chairs Basic kitchen area of approx. 175 sq. feet with an induction range + convection oven, two compartment sink, microwave, and stainless steel prep counters is available for an additional cost of $35 per hour. This area can also be used for staging, storage prep etc. High Definition video projection and audio capabilities are available for $100 fee. Space rental come with free use of 6 chairs - Breuer style grey CB2 pony tweed chairs. Additional chairs are available for rent at $2/per chair. Please message host and request any additional options.
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Guests may cancel their Booking until 7 days before the event start time and will receive a full refund (including all Fees) of their Booking Price. Guests may cancel their Booking between 7 days and 24 hours before the event start time and receive a 50% refund (excluding Fees) of their Booking Price. Booking cancellations submitted less than 24 hours before the Event start time are not refundable. Learn more
Another amazing experience at this space! Jake is very accommodating and makes it easy to work in the space. Great communication up to day of event and great new sound system. If doing a dinner the kitchen is great to work in with plenty of space. It’s also nice that is separate from gorgeous dining space. Very intimate space.
Natalya A. booked a filmed interview for 9 people
Jake was great to work with. He was friendly and very responsive. The space was just as described and our shoot went perfectly!
Another amazing experience at Uptown Underground. The space is great and Jake is very helpful with anything you need!
Duclas C. booked an event for 19 people
Jake has been very supportive of our group since we began using his space a year ago. Amazing space, amazing service, and all in all great host!