The Manhattan Townhouse

This brick Federal-style townhouse opens up to a swirling ornate staircase that appears infinite. The townhouse features creamy paneled walls, fireplaces in almost every room, pocket doors, ornate columns, and a working antique elevator with a metal gate. All of the soaring windows have delightful built-in antique shutters. There are two large, modern, chef-style kitchens and one galley kitchen. At the top of this six-story manse there is a uber-modern penthouse apartment with a patio, balcony, and a roof deck planted with grass, trees and flowers. The view from the roof is out of this world.

Square footage: 12,000 (Bedrooms, living rooms, hallways, three chef-style kitchens, bathrooms, study, roof deck, finished basement, small back deck, penthouse patio)

Amenities/Details:

  • Furniture, artwork and props as seen in the pictures
  • Small elevator
  • Skylights

The Mosaic Ballroom

This Classical Revival ballroom was once a stately bank. The grand interior hall features massive 30 foot, marble mosaic columns, and a painted mural by noted artist Griffith Baily Coale. The ballroom has thick bronze doors, ten breathtaking pillars, and restored porcelain-tile floors. This location also has a beautiful, wood-paneled conference room and classrooms (available for an additional fee).

Square footage: 5,700 (Ballroom, his and her bathrooms with stalls including ADA, catering prep room (with dedicated ventilation, dedicated power, and a sink)

Amenities/Details:

  • stage with black velvet curtain (35 feet across)
  • roll-down projection screen
  • Broadway-quality audio/visual system
  • 300 watt state-of-the-art sound system

The Balcony Building

This imposing Greek Revival building looks like a bank, city office, courthouse, or college building. Currently, it houses a dusty, dark museum. The decorative paintings on the balcony walls are nautical in content. The first floor is a stately museum with large gallery rooms filled with historical portraits, vases, and ephemera. The second floor has many decrepit rooms with peeling paint and water damage. There are separate rooms filled to the brim with Christmas decorations, art, knick-knacks, clothing, old filing cabinets, old wooden chairs, and a shower stall.

Square footage: 5,000 interior, 83 acres

Amenities/Details:

  • Some of the props and furniture in the pictures may be available for use, the art may require special clearances and restrictions
  • Parking on the grounds for trailers and cars

An Old Town

An Old Town is a collection of architecturally significant 19th century buildings set in a park. The property includes 26 Greek revival, beaux arts, Italianate and Victorian style buildings. The buildings are set in extensive, landscaped grounds, surrounded by a nineteenth century cast iron fence. There is a brick music hall, a church, a catering hall, a building that looks like a Victorian train station, a greenhouse, gardens, ponds, fountains, museums, statues, follies, dirt roads, and much more. The beauty of this place is that it is sleepy and underutilized so it is perfect for a film or photo shoot.

Square footage: 26 Buildings of varying sizes, 83 acres

Amenities/Details:

  • Some of the props and furniture in the pictures may be available for use, the art may require special clearances and restrictions
  • Parking on the grounds for trailers and cars
  • 850 seat music hall
  • Catering hall

The Lofty Gallery

Are you looking for a quintessential NYC loft but sick of trying to shoot in Manhattan? Look no further, The Lofty Gallery is for you. This art gallery cum loft has soaring ceilings, huge windows, white walls, and some columns. The bonus features are working pocket doors, long white-windowed corridors, and large bathrooms.

Square footage: 15,000 square feet (most areas are modern and white, but some are older-looking)

Amenities/Details:

  • The art may require special clearances; restrictions may apply to its usage
  • Parking on the grounds for trailers and cars
  • The art can be de-installed temporarily