ⓘ Area (nightclub)

                                     

ⓘ Area (nightclub)

Area was a themed nightclub that operated from 1983 to 1987 at 157 Hudson Street in Manhattan, New York City. The club was known for its unusual invitations.

The club was founded by brothers Eric Goode and Christopher Goode, Shawn Hausman and Darius Azari. The brick building housing area was built in 1866 to house the stables "American Express".

The club is open Wednesday through Saturday from 11 PM to 4 am.

The area attracted many celebrities. Write for details, Stephen Saben and Michael Musto, writing for the journal, the village voice, these tabloids chronicled in there, and looked back at the phenomenon in the book Mustos, in the city center.

There are several mentions of area in the diaries of Andy Warhol. Ben Buchanan was the official photographer of the club and there most of the night documenting the scene. These pictures in detail each month and often in the new York Post and daily news.

In February 1985, the Pulitzer prize-winning playwright Jonathan Larson conceived his unpublished musical Superbia and in areas of the booth the projectionist.