This vintage, furnished cocktail lounge is perfect for film and photo shoots. It's part of a large property that was a motel & cocktail lounge drew visitors to the Central Valley from the 1940s to 1990s. It's speakeasy style "Calamity Room" still holds the original antiques and charm that gave it notoriety in it’s prime. Above the lounge also sits the "Jack of Diamonds Casino" which was a frequent stop for gamblers en route to San Francisco who wanted to try their luck at poker and is one of the historical, California Card Rooms that were infamous across the state in the 1960s. The exterior of this bar and the upstairs card room have a more run-down look, while the inside has been preserved. The bar area seats aprox. 50 people and the dance floor area seats 30. Total capacity is aprox 200 standing and sitting. Features: -1873 Steinway square grand piano. -Vintage Brass cash register -1950s tabletop diner jukebox -Leather & walnut trimmed booths, bar and chairs -Upstairs card room with poker tables (aged look) -Red/Black plaid carpeting -Wooden, antique PHONE BOOTH -Antique French pedestal mirror with marble base -Exterior neon sign "Lounge" -Brass plated unique names on each bar stool -Plaid carpeted staircase -Vintage, black telephone behind bar -1960s barware (Blender, Cocktail Shakers, etc.) -Oil paintings -Mens & Women's multi-stall, restroom (non-operational, for filming only) -Fireplace Amenities: -On site parking lot of 1.5 acres. -Street access, ground floor access -Option to rent entire property (Bar, House, Motel Rooms, Pool, Extra Lot) -Close to hotels & commerce Additional filming spaces available on the property: 1940s Residence - Attached to the lounge is a 2 story, 3 bed, 2 bath home with original 1940s wallpaper and 1950 O'Keefe & Merritt Aristocrat stove and 1800s china cabinet. The home is otherwise, unfurnished. It was the office to the motel and has original neon signs "Office" and "Lounge" mounted on the exterior of the building. Brick Patio/Empty Swimming Pool - Outside the cocktail lounge is a brick patio and kidney shaped empty pool. Skateboarders like this feature. 1960s motel rooms - There are 4 old motel rooms adjacent to the property and a 2 acre parking lot. They are run down and have original wallpaper and furniture. Exterior Lot - The property is on a 2 acre lot that is mostly empty lot space.
-Because the space has been non-operational for over 30 years, this location will require the rental of portable restrooms, and generator for production lighting. -Furniture can only be moved by the host upon request. -Trash should collected and be placed in the bins outside. -Productions must provide additional insurance. -All rentals include set up and teardown time.