Volume 75, Number 30 | December 14 - 20, 2005

Villager photo by Gary He

Crobar on W. 28th St. can accommodate more than 3,000 revelers at a time.

10,000 clubgoers in five square blocks in Chelsea

By Albert Amateau

West Chelsea is clubland, where more than 20 dance clubs, lounges, bars and restaurants are clustered between 10th and 11th Aves. from 24th to 29th Sts., with a total capacity of more than 10,000 patrons — the largest being Crobar on W. 28th St., which can legally accommodate more than 3,000 revelers at a time. Three clubs, with a total capacity of 2,695, Spirit, B.E.D. and Home, share a W. 27th St. warehouse. The following list, compiled by Community Board 4, includes the clubs, their addresses (numbers 500-599 are between 10th and 11th Aves.), types and their capacities:

Club Address Type Capacity

Crobar 530 W. 28th St. dance club 3,041

Spirit 530-542 W. 27th St. dance club 1,586

B.E.D. 530-542 W. 27th St. dance club 619

Home 530-542 W. 27th St. dance club 490

Marquee 289 10th Ave. (27th St.) dance club 597

Quo 511 W. 28th St. dance club 526

Scores 536 W. 28th St. strip club 500

Sol 609 W. 29th St. (11th Ave.) dance club 490

Cain 544 W. 27th St. dance club 480

Stereo 512 W. 29th St. dance club 240

Eagle 554 W. 28th St. bar/lounge 549

Cedar Lake 547 W. 26th St. bar/lounge 299

Secret 525 W. 29th St. bar/lounge 141

Bottino 246-238 10th Ave (24th St.) bar/lounge 135

Bungalow 8 515 W. 27th St. bar/lounge 107

Naima 513 W. 27th St. bar/lounge 74

Bongo 299 10th Ave. (27th St.) bar/lounge 74

Brite Bar 297 10th Ave. (27th St.) bar/lounge 74

Glass 287 10th Ave. (26th-27th Sts.) bar/lounge 65

Medina 315 10th Ave. (28th St.) restaurant/wine-beer 74

Punjabi Junction 301 10th Ave. (27th-28th Sts.) restaurant/wine-beer 74

Pepe Gallo 253 10th Ave. (25th St.) restaurant/wine-beer 15

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