The 1% will always be able to afford to rent posh rooftop venues, such as Tribeca Rooftop, 620 5th Ave or The Grammercy or Bowery Hotels— but how about the rest of us? You’ll be hard-pressed to find an attractive rooftop venue for under $6000 in Manhattan (most are significantly higher). While 6k may be fine for a medium to large wedding, but what about a smaller wedding, cocktail party or birthday? Are there less expensive places with the same fresh air and awe-inspiring views waiting to be discovered by intrepid DIY-ers?
Fortunately there are a few places, just slightly out of the way, that provide attractive venues, great views, and a variety of amenities, all for less than half the price of their better-known Manhattan brethren.
One of the spaces is the relatively new (c 2011) Attic Studios. Located in a commercial loft building in LIC, just a few … Read more