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Midcentury Loft: Photo And Event Space


163 Reviews

About

An incredibly unique, beautiful and wide open 1,200 sq.ft mixed-use 'hard loft' located in a 109 year old converted warehouse in downtown Toronto with a capacity of 45 people in many configurations.

This thoughtfully outfitted 'Midcentury Modern' space has been lovingly curated as a chic and stylish urban oasis in a desert of stone and glass towers and nondescript 'condo party rooms'. There's a very lived-in feel, as this space is our home outside of rentals and hosted events.

We've had the pleasure of hosting hundreds of photo / video shoots, bridal/ baby showers, weddings, private birthdays, plant nights, secret supper clubs, fashion shoots, lifestyle, product shoots, art gallery/showings, chef catered dinners, music videos, retail launches, speaker series, the list goes on.

*Note on pricing: Listed rates are 'starting at' and include 5 guests or fewer. When you contact, I will quote based on: number of people, the date, hours required, and overall impact; rates are negotiable.

**Film / Video / TV production? This space is perfect for it, sound safe throughout the days, evenings & weekends

Amenities:
- 11 ft ceilings, exposed brick and beam, true hard loft experience
- Space for 45 people / guests with some seating and standing configurations
- Unique and hip lighting, crystal lights and Edison bulbs throughout
- 24 Folding chairs, x2 6 foot folding tables
- Comfy seating, vintage pieces and benches, period lamps, rugs
- 120 beautifully maintained and loved plants
- Full kitchen, moveable island with some accessories for food events, serving plates, etc.
- 110" HD projector with 5.1 Surround sound, Chromecast for laptop input, Youtube, Spotify, laptop direct display
-Super fast Wi-Fi to keep you connected
- Bedroom for hair/makeup/changing room or filmed scenes (only if booked in advance)
- Large safe Green P Parking lot 2 mins away
- 4th floor walk up, **no service elevator usage without prior agreement**

*There is a cat in the space, her name is Neko, she's super friendly, and will spend most of her time sleeping under the coffee table. Please bring antihistamines for allergies.
If you like the style but can't have the cat,

Check out our sister studios!
https://thisopenspace.com/spaces/1403
Green and Gold:
https://thisopenspace.com/spaces/9945

***LATE NIGHT PARTIES ARE NOT PERMITTED IN THIS SPACE, NO DJs. EVER. Our preferred age for renters is 25+ years old.***


Available Hours


Prices

Hourly: $48/hour
Daily: $450/day
Weekly: not available
Monthly: not available
Security Deposit: $300
Cleaning Fee: $20
Minimum Booking: 2 hours
Maximum Booking: 5 days

pricing guarantee
Cancellation protection up to 48-hours + $2,000,000 Host Insurance

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Amenities

WiFi
Shelves
Natural Light
Fitting Room
Lighting
Electricity
Parking
Tables
Bathroom
Alcohol Permitted
Basic Kitchen
Projector
Elevator
Speakers
Chairs
Air Conditioning
Kitchen
Heating
Storage
Catering Allowed
Ground Floor
Security System
Wheelchair Accessible
Commercial Kitchen
Fitness Friendly
Outdoor Space

Rules

Catering allowed

Alcohol permitted

We're really open and happy to share this, our home, and beautiful space with you. As with anything, we appreciate all guests to be respectful of timing, cleanliness, and all the lovely things that make our space enjoyable.
We'll do everything we can to make it a great experience for all of us!

-Photography and videography is very openly encouraged! We'll supply our instagram for tagging.
-As listed, 45 is the absolute maximum guests allowed at any given time.
-Coasters will be provided and must be used on all wood furniture.
-Cigarette smoking is not permitted in the space; we are cannabis friendly though, and will provide ashtrays.
-Our bedroom, unless agreed upon in advance for family events, changeroom, greenroom or other usage, is considered off limits for your booking.
-We appreciate the space being reset as best possible to how you received it.
-We supply a Google Home and Chromecast for A/V, BYO audio equipment is NOT permitted.

FRAGILE: We have many beautiful pieces of furniture, lamps, etc. These are all original period pieces, fragile and very important to us. We take photos of the space prior to your booking. Damage of any kind will be taken from your security deposit; please let us know immediately if this occurs.

***This space is not available for late night parties. DJs, amplified audio via PAs are not allowed.
All private events should keep within reasonable volume and be respectful to our rules and our neighbours.***


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Location


5.0

The Youth

December 2019

Absolutely amazing. From the start to the finish, the space was lovely, the event was lovely. And Matt(the host) was so lovely. Matt is the best host I’ve used, he respected us as guests, our space, as well as our comfort. So amazing! Please book with him, I definitely will be doing such in the future!

Joanne

December 2019

Matt's loft was absolutely perfect for my husband's surprise birthday party and far exceeded all my expectations! We had the maximum number of people allowed in the space and it still felt extremely comfortable and spacious. There are several thoughtfully arranged seating areas that allow large groups to mingle in an organic way, in addition to the casual yet cozy dining arrangement that the folding tables and chairs provide. The kitchen and living space is so well-stocked and well-designed. Everything was spotless. The bedroom was cozy and private, and the bonus cat friend chilling inside was a real sweetheart and didn't bother my breastfeeding guests at all (although I will note that the heavy sliding door isn't completely flush with the wall when it closes - this meant that keeping our small dogs out of the room was a bit difficult, but otherwise the door wasn't an issue at all in terms of visual privacy). Everyone was so charmed and intrigued by the decor, the lighting, and the general vibe - my friends all had an amazing time just exploring and relaxing and some already want to rent it themselves. Onto the host himself! Matt was an INCREDIBLE host. I have absolutely no complaints at all and was so blown away by his helpfulness and his patience. He answered all my questions in advance in a timely manner, he was kind enough to work out a great price given my booking details, he helped with setup and takedown, and he provided very clear, useful tips for parking and for generally maximizing the space. I had to arrive late and he was so flexible and accommodating to my guests who had arrived early for setup. After we cleaned up, he even set up the swing for us to try even though it was past the booking time. Although we had difficulty with audio when Chromecasting Google Photos to the projector screen from certain iPhones, he was quick to respond to our questions and came by in person to try and help. We had no issues casting from Android phones. Those of us who drove had no problems finding the free parking on Parliament. One thing to note is that there is no elevator in the building, so you will have to take some stairs. Overall, we had an amazing experience renting and enjoying the loft space, and couldn't have asked for more. Thank you so much Matt! We hope to be back sometime!

Adrian

December 2019

Thanks - wouldn't change a thing!

Justine

November 2019

Matt & Gwen are fantastic hosts, they helped from start to finish to make our events look great! I would definitely book their space again😊

Alex

November 2019

Our event at Midcentury Loft was unforgettable. The hosts were absolutely incredible and surpassed all expectations.

Jasmiine

November 2019

Amazing space !!! This place is beautiful !! I loved it

Suzy

November 2019

Matt and Gwen were fabulous!! They were very kind and the place was lovely. All of my guests commented on how beautiful the place was. The venue was stylish and so well decorated. I had a last minute request (less than a day notice) and really thankfully, Matt accepted the request. Thank you for letting me use the place to gather my family and friends for a meaningful celebration!!! I would recommend this place to everyone!!!!

Lisa

October 2019

Matt is an incredible host ! The place is so cute and homey. From the moment we met he ensured my guests and I were well taken care of. I would recommend this space for a small group setting event. Matt is also easy to communicate with and has a lovely family. Thank you for lending your home. :)

Marty

October 2019

Somehow this space looks even better in person than in the photos, and that's saying something. Matt was super accommodating and easy to reach. Would use this space again.

Shawn

October 2019

This was my second booking with Midcentury Loft and I will definitely be booking again!


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