Contra23 is a private event venue located in the heart of Bushwick Brooklyn NY. The modern urban space features a unique warehouse feel with concrete floors, exposed brick and beautifully hand crafted wooden bar, trims and furniture collected over the years. The 14.5 foot ceilings are an added perk for large scale conferences. 

30,000sq feet of creative space, Contra23 is a full service event venue, with a 1,000 person capacity Grand Hall and 6 Loft style studios featuring unique sets and props



The main room, a 7,000 sqft open space is perfect for large scale events or productions holding up to 950 people.  The rustic industrial chic event hall is perfect for parties, corporate events, and large meetings. 

+ 7,000 square feet

+ 14.5' ceilings

+ 16 Bathrooms
+ 220 watts/ 400 amps
+ Access to Green Room

+ Yard / Garden access

+ Basic PA

+ Projector
+ Freight elevator access
+ Car Ramp

+ Bar

+ Ticket/ Registration Entry

+ Hair / Makeup station



A large double door in the main room leads to our outdoor hidden garden in the back of the building.

It holds 450 people and is not shy to loud music or noise. Great for a private dinner or shower or just to take a break.

+ Open Air
+ 3,000 square feet
+ 16 Bathrooms (indoor)
+ Stage

+ Yard Furniture

+ Real Plants


STUDIOS A / B / C / D - 2nd Floor

Upstairs on the second floor are multiple 1,500 sqft well lit rooms that can be rented out separately for smaller work shops, art exhibitions, screenings, photo shoots, staging, dressing, and workrooms. See which configuration suites your event best.

+ 14' ceilings
+ Approx.  1500 square feet each
+ Private Bathrooms
+ Freight elevator access

+ Air / Heat

+ WiFi

+ Projectors

+ Chairs

+ Tables



Some of the rooms feature ready made sets, props and magnificent classical furniture that are a must have for truly special interview backdrops or social media content. Pieces can be rented separately or included with the room. Call us today to schedule a tour of our inventory.

+ 14' ceilings
+ 1500 square feet
+ Private Bathrooms
+ Lights + Grip included
+ Hair / Makeup station
+ Freight elevator access

+ Cyc-Wall (Studio B)