Midcentury Loft Studio And Event Space
***OPEN DURING LOCKDOWN FOR COMMERCIAL SHOOTS, VIDEO and PHOTO*** MUST SHOW PROOF (INVOICE / RECEIPT) FROM CONTENT CREATOR TO CLIENT.
-FILM & TELEVISION crews also allowed, please inquire
-WEDDINGS (WITH OFFICIANT) also allowed :)
*NOTE: If you are sick, stay home. *
*Contact tracing in effect.*
*This space is cleaned and sanitized, with hand sanitizer and cleaning products all included.
*Private and in a low-traffic building.
Thanks for your interest in the original; often imitated, never duplicated, Midcentury Loft Studio.
Midcentury Loft is a unique 1,200 sq ft space; lovingly curated as a chic, luxurious and stylish mixed-use Lifestyle Studio filled with over 170 plants, gorgeous lighting and beautiful midcentury accent furniture. North facing windows bring in lovely natural light, perfect for all types of creators and event planners.
We are proud to have hosted: photo / video shoots, fashion / editorial / boudoir, bridal & baby showers, weddings!, engagements, elopements, private birthdays, secret supper clubs, fashion shoots, lifestyle video, product shoots, art galleries, showings, chef catered dinners, music videos, retail pop up, speaker series, corporate off-site meetings, cannabis culture nights, yoga... the list never ends!
This space our home outside of rentals; we love sharing our spaces and seeing what people create here. Our lovely cat Hammy lives here with us, and we all can't wait to meet you.
Midcentury Loft has also been host to over 150++ video, TV and film shoots with audio recording of dialogue and 'talking head'.
Midcentury Loft IS a SOUND SAFE space for on-screen productions with audio recording.
PRICING AND QUOTES:
Listed rates are 'starting at' and include 5 guests or fewer, Mon- Thurs. FRI and Weeked rates will be quoted*
QUOTES are based on number of people, the date, weekend rates, hours required, and overall impact.
- 11 ft ceilings, exposed brick and beam, authentic hard loft experience
- 4th floor walk up**- 90% of shoots do not need the elevator. $80 fee. - SEE NOTE BELOW.
- Large safe Green P Parking lot 2 mins away, street metered
- 170+ beautifully maintained and loved plants
- Unique and lighting, crystal fairy lights and Edison bulbs throughout
- Comfy seating, vintage pieces and benches, period lamps, rugs
- Bedroom for hair/makeup/changing room (***IF YOU NEED TO SHOOT IN IT, THE BEDROOM MUST BE REQUESTED IN ADVANCE***)
- Full kitchen, with island with some accessories for food events, serving plates, etc.
- 120" HD bright projector with 5.1 Surround sound, Chromecast for laptop input, Youtube, Spotify, laptop direct display
- Google Home speaker to stream and connect via Bluetooth
- Cannabis friendly environment
- 30 Folding chairs and x3 6' by 2' folding tables for dinner arrangements
MUST contact in advance for service elevator usage: gear only - not for passengers.
$80 fee- 9am - 8pm. Non negotiable**
Most shoots DO NOT require this; we will be on hand to help out, and unless you're carrying 5+ loads of gear that weighs hundreds of pounds, you won't need the lift.
WE HAVE A CAT / ALLERGIES
Our lovely cat Hammy lives here with us. He loves people, and is a big softie. He generally sleeps most of the day, and will largely stay out of your way. He might also be around say hi and get pets :)
*Please bring antihistamines for allergies; we have some on hand, but please do take them in advance of your arrival.
If you like the space and style, but can't have the cat or are open to more variety and loft beauty, check out our sister studios!
Green and Gold Studio: https://thisopenspace.com/spaces/9945 5 mins away
Plant Paradise Studio: https://thisopenspace.com/spaces/1403 just next door
Skylight Loft Studio:
https://thisopenspace.com/spaces/16289 Queen West
NOTES and RULES
* ELEVATOR must be booked in advance (passengers only)
* LIVE performances and or 'off the floor' recordings must be detailed in advance of booking - no drums, no amps.
* LATE NIGHT PARTIES ARE NOT PERMITTED IN THIS SPACE. ALL BOOKINGS END AT 11:00 PM. 30 mins for teardown.
* NO DJs. EVER. 'BYO' AUDIO EQUIPMENT IS NOT ALLOWED. We supply audio / Bluetooth speaker through Google Home.
Weekly: not available
Monthly: not available
Cleaning Fee: $15
Minimum Booking: 2 hours
Maximum Booking: 5 days
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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!
-As listed, 45 is the absolute maximum guests allowed at any given time.
-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
-NOISE NOTE: Please respect our neighbours; this is primarily a residential building.
* LATE NIGHT PARTIES ARE NOT PERMITTED IN THIS SPACE.
* NO DJs. EVER. BYO AUDIO EQUIPMENT IS NOT ALLOWED.
* ALL EVENTS END AT 11:00 PM.
* PRIVATE INVITATION EVENTS ONLY, NOT FOR THE PUBLIC (Guest lists will be required)
* Our preferred age for renters is 25+ years old.
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.
OVERTIME COSTS; If you run overtime without prior contact, the rates are as follows:
$1.00 per min first 30 mins
$2.00 per min 30-60 mins
$3.00 per min thereafter.
$3.00 per minute after closing (11:00pm)
All private events should keep within reasonable volume and be respectful to our rules and our neighbours.***
Absolutely stunning space! It was everything I imagined. Matt was an amazing host!
The place looks the same as on pictures, and even better. Very clean, very pretty flowers and interior pieces. Every corner and wall is very photogenic. We have taken plenty of very nice pictures! All my guests kept saying that it’s like our of the world and nobody knew that there are places like yours in Toronto! The host is super super nice and helpful! Will definitely be recommending it to our friends and come back again!
This was my second time booking with Matt and my expectations were exceeded yet again. This space is absolutely gorgeous and every single person that arrived was blown away. The hosts are also super nice and accommodating! 10/10 would recommend.
Fantastic space and very friendly. Looking forward to coming back!
Such a nice space - we held an intimate photoshoot and all the decor they had were perfect props and inspiration. Matt was great with coordination, some hiccups along the way (not their fault) but it all worked out seamlessly in the end,
This is an absolutely lovely environment and with Matt’s help I was able to comfortably host a dinner party of 25 seamlessly. The beautiful light, plants and accoutrements made everything just that much more special.
We hosted a rustic theme bridal shower over the weekend at the Midcentury Loft Studio and Event Space and had such a great time! It was definitely a success and everyone loved the space. We knew it would be perfect for our theme when we first came for a viewing. Matt, his wife and cat (Neko) live there and together, they've created a beautiful living/event space. It's filled with gorgeous plants of all kinds and decor like I've never seen before. It's super unique and makes you feel warm and fuzzy when you're inside. It has a very "homey" and "good vibes" feel to it. The ambiance is great. You can't help but notice all the decor pieces and get inspired. It was the perfect place to host our bridal shower. I definitely recommend it to all! That being said, the response times could have been quicker overall and there were a few problems with communication. We had indicated in advance that we would need elevator access the day of, but we found out last minute that it was out of service. It was unfortunate because our vendors required it to bring their material upstairs and thus charged us an extra fee for the inconvenience, but Matt really worked hard to fix the problem and had the elevator running by the time the event ended. Aside from this, everything else was good.
Matt was quick to respond to any questions I had and even happily accommodated a last-minute booking extension! The loft was beautiful and plant-filled.
So great to hear everything went well, Eadie! Cheers and can't wait to have you back :)
Fabulous space that felt so good to be in and that everyone commented on and loved. Matt was super fast, clear and easy to communicate with. The amazing amenities - like the sound system, coffee, kettle, water, mugs and glasses - made the experience feel particularly lush :).
Wonderful space & wonderful tenants! Couldn't be happier with my experience!
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