Brown Bears Studio

1660 E New York Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11212

Brown Bears Studio encourages music professionals to come make a home in our soundproof spaces and visual artists to create in our affordable, large, light filled spaces. Located in Brownsville, an area that has a history of producing music that moves and street art that uses huge outdoor brick walls as its canvas, Brown Bears Studio occupies a building with a long history of creativity by New Yorkers. Traditionally, the neighbourhood has a long history of manufacturing products such as food, furniture, and metals and our building is no exception with a history of millinery manufacturing.

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Private Studio

Communal Area

Free Wi-Fi

Lounge area


Freight elevator during business hours


24/7 Security Access

Mail room

Surveillance Cameras

After Hours Onsite Security

Super on premises

Building Features

Occupying a five story manufacturing building, Brown Bears Studios boasts large industrial windows in most of the studios with a unique number of soundproof spaces that are reserved for music professionals in the basement. With spaces ranging from 100sqft to 500sqft, our industrial building features 12-14ft high ceilings, slop sinks, natural light with some period features intact throughout.

There is no doubt the creative history of the building can’t be missed with exposed ceiling beams, industrial pipes and orignal wooden floors adding a richness to the general aesthetic and charm of this old manufacturing building.



Studio 317 located at our Brown Bears Studios building, offers nearly 300 sqft of workspace to paint to your heart's desires!

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Studio 201 at our  Brown Bears Studios building is ready for the creative who wants to lift their game and start living the life they always imagined.

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Studio 312 at Brown Bears Studios has a clean vinyl floor, ready for the designer or photo person to claim it as their workspace!

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Floor Plan

Naturally lit spaces at affordable prices

Rockella offers a variety of studio sizes with unique features such as skylights, designed to fit the aesthetic and budget of most creative artistic pursuits. We strongly encourage applicants to schedule an in-person site visit to view our spaces.

Leasing options

We have one year leases for long term contracts that will have you secure a committed space and home for your creative adventure. Hourly and daily rentals are available for short term, project-based activities. All applications require a credit check that is at the expense of the applicant.