Twelve21 Event Space


CitiStructure was retained by the 12 West 21st Corp to build-out this two-story, 8,000sf event space located on West 21st Street in Manhattan’s Chelsea area. New to the Flatiron district, Twelve21 has a stage, a full prep kitchen, and greenroom, coat check and storage areas. The fully equipped venue features a variety of amenities, including sound and lighting equipment, rigging outlets in the ceiling, a mobile DJ unit, a freight elevator, and private access between the stage and the greenroom.

Twelve21 offers distinguished clients a beautifully renovated event space with an array of cleverly conceived and high-tech amenities. Formerly the location of the Sound Factory and later Club Cheetah, Twelve21 offers a 4,000sf ground-level event space with a stage, plus a 4,000sf subterranean level with a prep-kitchen, talent suite (greenroom), storage area, coat check, office, and freight elevator access. The venue provides three avenues of access between the floors, plus private access to the talent suite via a hidden spiral staircase behind the stage.

Twelve21 has been host to a wide variety of events such as Vogue’s photo exhibition celebrating 50 Years of Italian Style during New York Fashion Week and the Microsoft bash for the introduction of its new online service Office Live Workspace.

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Twelve21 offers a substantial turnkey setup that includes dramatic house lighting and the latest in audio/visual equipment – a full projection system including a 106″ X 188″ screen, and four-42″ plasma screens that can play the same video or as many as four different ones. There are also two cam locks providing up to 200 amps with the 2-phase power, in addition to the multiple outlets in the ceiling for rigging and effects. As for DJ entertainment, Twelve21 boasts a mobile unit with a full DJ kit and a state-of-the-art Funktion One sound system.

ColvinDesign transformed this space into a dynamic, convenient and purpose-driven venue, the perfect choice for both corporate and social events, fashion shows and photos-shoots.