The Altman Building

Historic Building
135 West 18th Street, New York, NY
Up to 550 seated / 750 standing

The Altman Building

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Main Floor

Seated: 550 / Standing: 750

A landmark event venue in the heart of Chelsea, NYC, where transformations are as limitless as your imagination.

At a glance
Amenities
AV
Coat Check
Full Service Bars
Handicap Accessible
Wifi
Catering Options Available
Prep Kitchen
Security Officer
Historical Building
Private Event Space
Corporate
Venue Manager
Partial Brand List
Pricing

Please inquire for a full custom proposal.

Food & Beverage

We have a thoroughly vetted roster of approved caterers and proudly provide a concierge service, working with you to generate the right catering connection based on aesthetic, pallet, budget, and general guest preferences. We have the right caterer in mind at every price point. At our fully licensed venue, you will enjoy the ease of customizing a curated bar experience. From premium top-shelf brands to economical options, we ensure your guests are being served in the most elegant manner. From basic servers to the city’s top sommeliers, our skillful bar staff is at your service!

Event Services

Enjoy the ease of planning your next event at our transformative landmark space! Our expert event team considers no detail too small and takes pride in offering exceptional services ranging from basic security to state-of-the-art audio, lighting, video and stage design. We work with the building’s striking architectural details to impeccably transform. No matter your vision we will bring it to life at The Altman Building, where old-world charm meets modern technologies.

Guest Access

Our ground-level venue entrance provides a seamless point of entry for your guests. With prominent street visibility in a prime location, take advantage of maximizing your event’s exposure. Create a unique experience that starts at the door with branding possibilities that are as limitless as your imagination. The venue offers the perfect canvas for branding opportunities including the capabilities to customize our building facade, offering endless impressions.

Tech & AV

Our unique landmark venue requires production talent and technology that only our exclusive team is able to maximize and deliver to the location's fullest capabilities. We will identify and translate your production needs from the moment you inquire through the completion of the event, providing floor plans, production advances, technical drawings, designs and a full menu of customizable services.

Storage

The venue has several storage options and we work closely with our clients to make as many accommodations as possible.

Internet Access

Fully customizable internet broadband service with bandwidths available up to 1 GIG, back up lines, and hard wire Ethernet lines.

Cleaning & Trash Removal

We provide a sanitation team to provide cleaning and trash removal at all event. Our venue continuously strides to reduce our carbon footprint at events with better recycling methods and the use of organic cleaning products.

Permits & Insurance

Our venue is fully licensed with a certificate of occupancy and as such, we do not require a TPA. Our venue also holds a tavern license with the State Liquor Authority.

Transport Options & Parking

Several parking lots in the neighborhood. The Altman Building team can also facilitate securing a curb-lane permit with the city to provide exclusive parking in front of our building.

Discount for Non-Profits

Please inquire for our non-profit rates!

Photos of Previous Events at The Altman Building (09)
Pros Who Have Worked Here
AV Rental & Production
BML Blackbird
Secaucus, NJ

Worked here 5x

Preferred

Fabrication
Pink Sparrow
Brooklyn, NY

Worked here 2x

The Factory NYC
Brooklyn, NY

Preferred

Catering
Food Trends Catering
New York, NY

Worked here 2x

Creative Edge Parties
New York, NY

Worked here 1x

Preferred

Abigail Kirsch Catering
New York, NY

Worked here 1x

Preferred

Comparti Catering
New York, NY

Worked here 1x

Thomas Preti
New York, NY

Worked here 1x

Preferred

Pinch Food Design
New York, NY

Preferred

Sterling Affair
New York, NY

Preferred

Rentals
RentQuest
New York, NY

Worked here 2x

Party Rental Ltd.
Teterboro, NJ

Worked here 1x

designer8*
New York, NY

Worked here 1x

Videography
NST Pictures
New York, NY

Worked here 1x

12 FL OZ Media
New York, NY

Worked here 1x

Planning & Production
Tinsel Experiential Design
Brooklyn, NY

Worked here 1x

Palomino
New York, NY

Worked here 1x

Lemon Joy
New York, NY

Worked here 1x

HappyLucky
New York, NY

Worked here 1x

Foundry Crew
New York, NY

Worked here 1x

Invites & Graphic Design
Ceci New York
New York, NY

Worked here 1x

Florals & Decor
In the Brambles
New York, NY

Worked here 1x

Experiential Agency
Imagination
New York, NY

Worked here 1x

The Marketing Arm
Atlanta, GA

Worked here 1x

Opus Agency
Seattle, WA

Worked here 1x

Photography
Seher
New York, NY

Worked here 1x

André Maier Photography
New York, NY

Worked here 1x

Noel McGrath
New York, NY

Worked here 1x

Getty Images for Frito-Lay
New York, NY

Worked here 1x

Alice Wells
New York, NY

Worked here 1x

Entertainment
Adriene Louise
New York, NY

Worked here 1x

Honey & Vinyl
New York, NY

Worked here 1x

Gifts & Swag
Sage Wellness
New York, NY

Worked here 1x

Reel Made
New York, NY

Worked here 1x

Experiential Tech
Chexology
New York, NY

Preferred

Press