AREA nightclub

My friends are publishing a new book called AREA based on Eric Goode’s nightclub in NYC. This will be a limited-edition book, so it is best to pre-order a copy. The first edition will have a pill embedded in the cover, like the AREA invitation of the 80’s. We will feature them for sale through our Eavves online shop this Summer when we go live!

Madonna & Eric Goode, Photo by Ben Buchanan

Madonna & Eric Goode

Photo: Ben Buchanan

As Featured on the ABRAMS site:

About the book
The fabled New York nightclub Area opened its doors in September 1983 and virtually overnight became the nexus of one of the most vibrant downtown art and club scenes in New York. Despite its short-lived history (it closed in 1987), Area was the place where A-listers from disparate worlds went to see and be seen.
Area was the brainchild of four guys from California, among them author Eric Goode, whose vision was to create an art project on a monumental scale: Every six weeks, they gutted the enormous space at 157 Hudson and transformed it with a different art theme. Their wildly creative invitations to the opening night of each new installation became the hottest tickets in town, coveted by writers and photographers who together chronicled the club’s legendary scene. Drawing from an incredibly rich archive of material, Eric and Jennifer Goode tell the behind-the-scenes story of the club and its people, creating an illustrated memoir of an exciting time and place in the annals of New York nightlife.

About the author
Eric Goode is the co-owner of several hotels and restaurants in New York, including the Bowery Hotel, Bowery Bar, the Maritime Hotel, and the Waverly Inn. He is also the founder of the Turtle Conservancy. He lives in New York. His sister, Jennifer Goode, lives in Brooklyn.

The Area Book, by Eric Goode & Jennifer Goode