You Can Find Me in Dada Club: 5 Galleries That Were Legendary Nightlife Spots

01/30/2012 10:46 AM |

The Tunnel (at left) now houses several galleries and the Moving Image art fair (at right).
  • The Tunnel (at left) now houses several galleries and the Moving Image art fair (at right).

Earlier this month Orchard Street gallerist Lisa Cooley announced that her gallery would move to 107 Norfolk Street, a location familiar to many as the venue Tonic. And last week the gallery Hauser & Wirth—which has locations in London, Zurich and on the Upper East Side—announced it would take over the massive former garage on West 18th Street that housed the infamous roller disco and club The Roxy. But the club-to-gallery transition is nothing new; in fact it’s something of a natural cycle in New York real estate ecology, as evidenced by these 5 Galleries That Were Legendary Nightlife Spots.