FAQs

What is the maximum capacity of The Mezzanine?

We can accommodate up to 300 guests standing and 180 guests seated.

What is the rental fee for an event at The Mezzanine?

Our rental rates vary based on the time of week, season, length of event, etc. Please send an email [email protected] detailing the nature of your event, estimated attendance and total event timing, and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

What type of events do you host at The Mezzanine?

Our space is versatile, and we are capable of hosting a multitude of events, including but not limited to:

  • Cocktail Parties
  • Corporate Events
  • Panels
  • Weddings
  • Photo Shoots and Filming
  • Album Release Parties
  • Film Screenings
  • Holiday Parties
  • Pop-Up Shops
  • Exhibitions
  • Birthday Parties
  • Launch Events
  • Bar/Bat Mitzvah
  • Summits
  • Seminars
  • Exhibits & Galleries

What dates are available for rental?

Please contact us for availability by emailing [email protected]

What is required to book an event?

A signed contract and 50% deposit of the rental fee is due at the time of booking. In addition, we require a security deposit, which is refunded within 15 business days after the event, provided there are no damages. The remaining balance is due at least 15 business days before the event. We accept payment via check, wire, and credit card.

What is included in the rental fee?

  • Venue cleaning post-event
  • Dedicated Venue Manager for the duration of the event
  • Event Porters/Greeters
  • Event Security (if necessary)
  • Built-in kitchen (including 16.8-ft bar, oven, microwave & refrigerators)
  • Banquette seating for up to 40 guests
  • Bleacher seating for up to 50 guests
  • 13’ by 14’ raised platform stage
  • Surround-sound system with audio jack and bluetooth capability
  • 2 handheld wireless microphones
  • Dimmable, zoned lighting system
  • Bathroom amenities 
  • High-Speed Wifi

What is your hold policy?

We would be happy to place your preferred date(s) on hold for up to one week. If the event is not confirmed within that timeframe, the date will be released and added to the general inventory.

What is your cancellation policy?

If an event is cancelled prior to the program date, a percentage of the total amount due will be forfeited per the scale below:

  • More than 60 calendar days prior to event: 25%
  • Between 31 and 60 days prior to event: 50%
  • Between 16 and 30 days prior to event: 75%
  • Fewer than 15 days prior to event: 100%

Are there any restrictions on vendors I can use?

You may consult our list of preferred vendors, who know our space best. We are also happy to accommodate the vendors of your choosing, provided they meet our building insurance requirements. 

Do I need to hire an event planner or coordinator?

It is not required; however it is recommended.

Am I responsible for clean-up?

Our cleaning crew will clean the space after your event, including sweeping and mopping, cleaning the bathrooms, and wiping down surfaces and windows. In order to get your full security deposit back, you must leave the venue the way you received it upon entering.

Do I need to provide my own insurance?

We do require you to provide a certificate of insurance that covers you and your vendors. You or your caterer’s policy should include Host Liquor Liability if you are serving alcohol. If you need to purchase event insurance, please let our venue manager know and they will provide you with the appropriate paperwork. 

Is there parking available?

Battery Parking Garage is located at 80 Greenwich Street, across the street from the venue.  Metered street parking is also available on the weekend.

Do you have any other rental spaces?

We have a portfolio of coworking spaces and office suites across Manhattan and Brooklyn, which you can view here. Our newest event space is under construction in Bushwick, Brooklyn, set to open in late-2018.

Does the building have heat and A/C?

Yes. You may ask our onsite venue manager to adjust the temperature for you.

When can we get in to set up?

You may set up as early as you would like based on availability, keeping in mind that your set-up time will be factored into your rental cost. Please consult our venue manager for specific load-in timing.

Do you have a freight elevator?

Yes. Clients must abide by the freight hours and reserve the freight elevator in advance with our venue manager. Only building and venue personnel can operate the freight elevator.

All weekday deliveries must be scheduled between 7:00am – 8:30am, 9:30am – 12:00pm, and 2:00pm – 5:00pm. Deliveries and pick-ups after 5:00pm must be approved by your Mezzanine contact.  

Is smoking allowed?

There is absolutely no smoking or vaping allowed inside the venue.

Is the building wheelchair accessible?

Yes. All guests requiring ADA access can enter and exit the venue through the main building lobby.

Can I put signs out in front of the venue?

This is allowed on a case-by-case basis. Please consult our venue manager.

How many bathrooms are there?

There are 3 bathrooms total: one men’s, one women’s, and one co-ed bathroom that is ADA-compliant.

Driving Directions

FROM MANHATTAN - FDR

  1. Take the ramp onto FDR Drive
  2. Merge onto FDR Drive (signs for F.D.R. Dr S S)
  3. Keep left to continue on FDR Drive/S St Viaduct
  4. Continue onto Battery Park Underpass
  5. Battery Park Underpass turns slightly left and becomes S Street Viaduct/West St
  6. Turn right onto Rector St
  7. Turn right onto Broadway
  8. Destination will be on the right
    55 Broadway, New York, NY 10006

FROM MANHATTAN – NY-9AS/HENRY HUDSON PARKWAY

  1. NY-9A S/Henry Hudson Pkwy
  2. Take the Battery Park/I-9A exit
  3. Keep left at the fork, follow signs for Hugh L. Carey Tunnel
  4. Continue onto S Street Viaduct/West St
  5. Continue to follow West St
  6. Turn right onto Rector St
  7. Turn right onto Broadway
  8. Destination will be on the right
    55 Broadway, New York, NY 10006

FROM BROOKLYN — BROOKLYN QUEENS EXPRESSWAY

  1. Head northeast on I-278 E
  2. Take exit 33 for Humboldt St toward Mc Guinness Blvd
  3. Keep left at the fork, follow signs for Meeker Avenue/Maccallum Guinness Boulevard N
  4. Slight left to merge onto I-278 W toward Bklyn-Ons Expy/Staten Island
  5. Take exit 31 for Wythe Ave/Kent Ave
  6. Merge onto Williamsburg St W
  7. Continue straight to stay on Williamsburg St W
  8. Turn right onto Flushing Ave
  9. Turn right onto Navy St
  10. Turn left onto Sands St
  11. Take the ramp onto Brooklyn Bridge
  12. Take the Park Row S exit on the left
  13. Continue onto Park Row
  14. Keep right to stay on Park Row
  15. Turn left onto Broadway
  16. Destination will be on the right
    55 Broadway, New York, NY 10006

FROM QUEENS — GRAND CENTRAL PARKWAY

  1. Head West onto Grand Central Parkway
  2. Keep left, follow signs for NY-25A E/Interstate 678/Northern Blvd/Whitestone Expwy
  3. Keep left at the fork, follow signs for Grand Central Parkway/Triboro Bridge and merge onto Grand Central Pkwy
  4. Keep left to stay on Grand Central Pkwy
  5. Take exit 4 for Interstate 278 W/Brooklyn-Queens Expressway W toward Staten Island
  6. Continue onto Brooklyn Queens Expy E
  7. Continue onto I-278 W/Brooklyn Queens Expy E
  8. Take exit 35 for I-495/L.I. Expy toward Midtown Tun/Eastern L.I./Greenpoint Ave
  9. Keep left to continue on Exit 35W, follow signs for Interstate 495 W/Midtown Tun/Manhattan and merge onto I-495 W
  10. Continue onto Queens Midtown Tunnel
  11. Continue onto I-495 W/Queens Midtown Tunnel
  12. Take the exit on the left toward Downtown
  13. Turn left onto E 35th St
  14. Turn right at the 1st cross street onto 2nd Ave
  15. Turn left onto E 30th St
  16. Turn right to merge onto FDR Drive
  17. Merge onto FDR Drive
  18. Keep left to continue on FDR Drive/S St Viaduct
  19. Continue onto Battery Park Underpass
  20. Battery Park Underpass turns slightly left and becomes S Street Viaduct/West St
  21. Turn right onto Rector St
  22. Turn right onto Broadway
  23. Destination will be on the right
    55 Broadway, New York, NY 10006

FROM LONG ISLAND — LONG ISLAND EXPRESSWAY (NORMAL)

  1. Head west on I-495 W
  2. Keep left to stay on I-495 W
  3. Continue onto Queens Midtown Tunnel
  4. Continue onto I-495 W/Queens Midtown Tunnel
  5. Take the exit on the left toward Downtown
  6. Turn left onto E 35th St
  7. Turn right at the 1st cross street onto 2nd Ave
  8. Turn left onto E 30th St
  9. Turn right to merge onto FDR Drive
  10. Keep left to continue on FDR Drive/S St Viaduct
  11. Continue onto Battery Park Underpass
  12. Battery Park Underpass turns slightly left and becomes S Street Viaduct/West St
  13. Turn right onto Rector St
  14. Turn right onto Broadway
  15. Destination will be on the right
    55 Broadway, New York, NY 10006

FROM UPSTATE, BRONX, UPPER MANHATTAN

  1. Take the Interstate 87 S/Major Deegan Expressway ramp on the left to Triboro Bridge Queens
  2. Merge onto I-87 S
  3. Take the Interstate 278 W exit toward Triboro Br/Manhattan/Queens
  4. Merge onto I-278 W
  5. Take exit 46 toward FDR Drive/Manhattan
  6. Merge onto New York State Reference Rte 900G/Robert F. Kennedy Bridge
  7. Take the F D R Dr S exit on the left
  8. Continue onto FDR Drive
  9. Keep left to continue on FDR Drive/S St Viaduct
  10. Continue onto Battery Park Underpass
  11. Battery Park Underpass turns slightly left and becomes S Street Viaduct/West St
  12. Turn right onto Rector St
  13. Turn right onto Broadway
  14. Destination will be on the right
    55 Broadway, New York, NY 10006

FROM NORTHERN NEW JERSEY

  1. Merge onto I-78 E
  2. Keep left to stay on I-78 E, follow signs for Interstate 78 E/Interstate 95
  3. Keep left to stay on I-78 E
  4. Continue onto Holland Tunnel
  5. Keep right at the fork to continue on Exit 4, follow signs for Downtown
  6. Turn right onto Varick St
  7. Slight right onto W Broadway
  8. Continue straight to stay on W Broadway
  9. Turn left onto Park Pl
  10. Turn right onto Broadway
  11. Destination will be on the right
    55 Broadway, New York, NY 10006

FROM SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY

  1. Follow signs for New York N and merge onto NJ Tpke
  2. Merge onto NJ Tpke
  3. Keep left at the fork to stay on NJ Tpke, follow signs for New Jersey Turnpike
  4. Continue onto I-95/NJ Tpke
  5. Take exit 13 for Interstate 278 toward Elizabeth/Goethals Br/Verrazano Br
  6. Keep left at the fork, follow signs for I-278 E/Verrazano Bridge/Goethals Bridge and merge onto I-278 E
  7. Keep left to stay on I-278 E
  8. Keep left at the fork to continue on I-478 N, follow signs for Battery Tunnel/Manhattan
  9. Take the Trinity Pl exit
  10. Slight left onto Greenwich St
  11. Turn right onto Rector St
  12. Turn right onto Broadway
  13. Destination will be on the right
    55 Broadway, New York, NY 10006

Subway Directions

N or R to Rector Street

1 to Rector Street

4 or 5 to Wall Street

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