New York's Highline Ballroom Is Officially Closing — 'The Landlord Has Other Plans'

After 12 years, Manhattan’s Highline Ballroom is getting pushed out.  But it ain’t over but.

After a twelve-year run, New York’s Highline Ballroom is transferring out its 431 W 16th St. digs.  The membership hosted a variety completely different types, from jazz to people to hip hop, with stars like Adele, Rihanna, Paul McCartney, Lady Gaga, and The Roots gracing the venue’s stage.

The eclectic checklist performers additionally included Steve Martin and Amanda Palmer, to not point out legends like Lou Reed.

Amazing stuff, however apparently not sufficient to pay the lty lease calls for the property’s proprietor.  Accordingly, Highline is transferring out efficient February.  The membership’s proprietor, Steven Bensusan, indicated that the boot arrived with little warning, although he’s now scouting new places.

He additionally pointed to a rising drawback for golf equipment and leisure venues in New York, a notoriously high-priced actual property market.

Here’s an ficial assertion from Bensusan, emailed to DMN this (Friday) afternoon.