• pioneer works

    space type: nonprofit, skillshare, gallery | neighborhood: red hook | active since: 2012 | links: website, facebook, twitter, wikipedia Pioneer Works is huge. It’s around 27,000 square feet with 40-foot ceilings, which is just truly, absolutely …

  • acme studio

    space type: photo studio & prop house | neighborhood: williamsburg | active since: 2010 | links: website, facebook, twitter, tumblr Listen, I’ve been to a lot of wacky spaces through this project, but Acme is one of …

  • broken angel

    neighborhood: clinton hill | space type: living space, maker | active since: 1979 | links: facebook, flickr This article was written for Hyperallergic. See the original here. Most of the coverage you’ll find about the Broken Angel, a …

  • the illuminator

    space type: maker, activism | neighborhood: ft. greene & all over | active since: 2012 | links: website, facebook, twitter For many involved in the Occupy Wall Street movement, the two-month anniversary last November was a galvanizing moment. …

  • pickett furniture (pier 41 workshop)

    space type: coworking maker space | neighborhood: red hook | active since: 2010 | links: website, facebook, twitter, tumblr Pickett Furniture is huge. The massive coworking space—in an old import / export warehouse right on the …

  • twig terrariums

    neighborhood: gowanus | space type: makers, commercial | active since: 2009 | links: website, facebook, twitter, flickr, pinterest Yet another amazing maker shop in Gowanus, Twig Terrariums—the brainchild of Katy Maslow and Michelle Inciarrano—sells tiny gorgeous …

  • ugly duckling presse

    space type: nonprofit press | neighborhood: gowanus | active since: 2000 | links: website, facebook, twitter Ugly Duckling Presse is a nonprofit letterpress printing and bookbinding studio with a pretty long and fascinating history, which you can read …

  • a wrecked tangle press

    space type: art press | neighborhood: prospect heights | active since: 2007 | links: website, facebook, myspace There’s no doubt that Brooklyn is a literary utopia. We’ve got writers winning all the most important awards, we’ve got a …