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Hosting over 400 events in the past five years has taught us a thing or two. It’s time to share our valuable insights.

New York City facade

The SoHo Series Part 3: The Cast Iron District

Take a walk through any section of SoHo and you will quickly notice a glaring similarity running through the beautiful architecture that makes up this historic Manhattan neighborhood; the abundance of stunning cast-iron facades.  In fact, a large central section of the neighborhood is known as “The Cast Iron District” due to the district’s overwhelming […]

Downpour in New York City

Pop-Up Experiences for Dreary, Rainy, or Snowy Manhattan Days

NYC is a city that runs on the streets. For Manhattanites, pop-up experiences such as outdoor markets and concert series are some of the most sought after and appealing events hosted in the Big Apple. So when inclement weather hits, especially during NYC’s grueling January and February season, it can often feel like the metropolis […]

New York City, One World Trade Center

The Undeniable Marketing Power of SoHo’s Enhanced Foot Traffic

NYC is a city of pedestrians. That is because the world of Manhattan can only be experienced out in the open. The strength of this city lies in its condensed neighborhoods, its tight streets, and the artistic inspiration and spread of ideas that inevitably stems from the density of urban environments.  To put it simply- […]

Tina Ziegler, Fair Director. Photo courtesy of Moniker Art Fair

The Artists that Make NYC

From its earliest beginnings, NYC has always been a community made by artists. An ever-growing source of inspiration and creativity, Manhattan’s artist colony continues to fuel the city with economic stimulus, cultural status, and branding opportunity.  Today, with the advent of short-term real estate opportunities and pop-up experiences, Manhattan artists have more exposure than ever […]

Soho Streets

The SoHo Series Part 2- The Center of New York’s Fashion Industry

Whether you are a veteran fashion label, or an up-and coming designer looking to begin building your brand, establishing a presence in SoHo, the hub of New York City’s fashion world, has become a prerequisite for industry success.  The neighborhood’s storied history (link to previous blog on history of SoHo), has established the district as […]

Soho Coffee New York City

The SoHo Series Part 1- A History of New York’s Fashion Hub

Spend a moment looking through our website and blog, and you will quickly discover a rather evident fact; Rawspace loves SoHo. That is because the neighborhood encapsulates the characteristics that fuel our own brand; it’s hip, it’s innovative, it’s rebellious, it’s driven by artistry and creativity and most important, it is always changing.  And as […]

Tomo Koizumi show, Runway, Fall Winter 2019, New York Fashion Week

Celebrate Fashion Week with Marc Jacobs, Alexander McQueen and Rawspace

Twice a year, the best and brightest of the global fashion community come together in the headquarters of artistry and style, NYC, to celebrate new developments within the industry and showcase the coming designs and concepts that will influence the field for the coming year. Fashion Week has long been a fixture of New York […]

Facebook Giving Contest 2019

Capture the Season of Giving with Facebook’s Holiday Pop-Up Fundraiser for Military Mama Network

The holidays are a season for giving. And now with our “More Together” partnership, Facebook and Rawspace are building opportunities for generous hearts to give IRL to one of the most popular fundraising groups supporting military families in need.  Over the years, Facebook has become an extremely powerful outlet for charitable giving, having collected over […]

Event Spaces NYC – VMA event New York Museum of Missy Elliot – View 1

Winner of the Most Popular Space in 2019

Rawspace boasts an unbelievable roster of trendsetting, exclusive downtown spaces. But when looking back at the huge selection of high-events we’ve pulled off, and the astounding transformations we’ve taken our buildings through- our hands-down winner for the most popular space of 2019 is without question 623 Broadway, The Masterpiece on Broadway.  Newly activated as of […]

Do As the Stars Do…

Rawspace’s exclusive roster of NYC pop-up experiences feeds off the electricity of the city, the vibrant artistic happenings of downtown, and of course- the incredible special guests and celebrities who always seem to be popping in to see what’s happening at our one of a kind events. Face it, there is no greater city in […]