SUN WEST STUDIOS

USEFUL INFORMATION

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BUILDING INFO

FREIGHT ELEVATOR

Freight Hours: M-F 8:30am - 6:00pm (for photo shoots; for events please inquire with your event specialist)

Entrance: to west of building main entrance via loading dock
on 31st st.Dimensions: 7H x 8W x 10D, Capacity: 4,500 lbs.

PASSANGER ELEVATOR

Located in Lobby, capacity ~25ppl or 5,000 lbs.

 

ABOUT US

Rising above the Hudson River on Manhattan's west side, Sun West Studios is New York City's premiere boutique photo studio and raw event space. With breath-taking views of the entire upper and lower Manhattan skylines, Sun West Studios can transform from a full daylight studio to a nighttime destination.  As a top-rated choice for industry professional photo and film shoots, Sun West has also earned a reputation as a premiere event space, hosting intimate dinner parties, A-list media events, charity galas, fashion shows, private birthday parties, and weddings over the past 13 years. With a space as versatile as we are, we are committed to exceeding expectations while creating exceptional experiences for all our clients.   

APPROACH

We provide the ultimate in customer service, industry expertise, and state-of-the-art technology in a spacious, creative environment nestled in the heart of Manhattan. Combine that with a little imagination, and the possibilities are endless. We truly partner with our clients, valuing personal attention and follow through in order to deliver on our promise of being the best in the business. From large commercial photography shoots to intimate private gatherings, we have the dedication and expertise to curate a memorable experience for your next shoot or event.  

HISTORY

Sun West Studios is located where the legendary Runkel Chocolate Factory once produced some of America’s finest chocolate in the late 19th century. Sun West opened its doors in 2001, continuing in the tradition of hosting legendary events and producing some of the best creative work to come out of New York City. 

OUR TEAM

As a dedicated team of industry veterans, event professionals and photography enthusiasts, we handle each job with care, efficiency and expertise. As no two projects are alike, each client is guaranteed to receive personal attention from our specialized staff, who will work with you to understand and deliver upon your project needs. We are wholly committed to you through every step from pre-production to post-production, ensuring your photo shoot or special event is a resounding success.