Slake nightclub, the popular midtown venue, is coming to a permanent close. On new year’s eve, the venue closed out the year 2017 and ended the era of the well known Slake nightclub forever.


Slake took to Facebook to announce the news:

“It is with a heavy heart that we announce our doors closed after December 31st, 2017. Our home at 251 West 30th Street was purchased by Herald Square Properties in 2016, who is renovating the building and renting to new tenants. We’d like to thank our loyal staff, customers and every artist who’s performed on our stages for an amazing run.

Although it’s sad to say goodbye to our Midtown nightclub, for now, we are so thankful & happy for the memories that will live on with those who experienced it.

From us to you New York City, thank you.”



Slake NYC – known as The Wall, Rebel and Downtime – known for playing hip hop and EDM music. In 2016, Herald Square Properties purchased the prestigious Slake nightclub. It is being renovated for new tenants.

Back in August 2017, Webster Hall closed for renovations under new ownership. Unlike Webster Hall, space will no longer operate as a nightclub. After many years of hosting events, the venue is exiting the NYC nightlife scene forever.

Before it was Slake, space at 251 W. 30th St was known as The Wall, Rebel and Downtime. Slake, when it opened, Webster Hall (a club which is at present shut for redesigns under new proprietors AEG and Brooklyn Sports and Entertainment).

New York Night Clubs Closing

Pacha, which closed in 2015, set off the domino effect that can be considered today to be some of New York’s best dance club keep on going out business. Clubs and bars aren’t the main exploited people.

The rising rental prices have managed a hit to the Landmark Sunshine Cinema as the acclaimed Lincoln Plaza Cinemas on the Upper West Side.

The owners intend to develop the space into multi-use retail and upstairs office space while the owners of Lincoln Plaza are anticipating remodeling their acclaimed theater. Both are set to close in the not so distant future as their separate leases lapse.

More On Webster Hall

The notorious show setting has been closed since August of 2017.

Notorious New York City music setting Webster Hall has reported it will revive this spring, following 18 months of redesigns.

Webster Hall covered in August of 2017 with an exhibition from Action Bronson denoting the event.

In a bulletin sent on Wednesday, the more than 130-year-old setting composed,

“While we’ve been closed, we have made some venue enhancements and think you will dig them. While updates are still underway, we are pleased to say that Webster Hall will return in Spring 2019.”

Following 27 years of working Webster Hall, the Ballinger family sold the Manhattan show corridor to AEG and BSE in April of 2017. The two firms took over working rights, resources and the long haul rent from structure proprietor Unity Gallega.

Purchasing and booking obligations regarding the revived Webster Hall will be taken over by Bowery Presents, in which AEG Presents acquired a 50-percent stake in January 2017. Bowery recently had a restrictive arrangement with the setting that finished in March 2014 and will by and by be responsible for programming and advertising the corridor.

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