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The Pajama Factory

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The Pajama Factory
Unit 9 1307 Park Avenue
Williamsport, PA 17701-4590
Venue Type: Alternative Space

Country:
united states



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> QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.pajamafactory.net/
EMAIL:  
info@pajamafactory.net
CONTACT:  
Mark Winkelman, Owner
OPEN HOURS:  
open
PHONE:  
917.903.4342
OTHER PHONE:  
570.323.7650
GALLERY TYPE:  
Contemporary
COST:  
varies
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DESCRIPTION

The Pajama Factory is a community of people who have come together to build off each other’s strengths and dreams in order to create something bigger than themselves.

Artisan/Artist Community

Incredible Spaces for Rent!

  • Very Inexpensive: $4/sq ft/yr incl. utilities (e.g. 500 sq ft @ $166/month)
  • Open, light, airy
  • Free wi-fi throughout
  • Only 3 hours from New York City or Philadelphia

For more information:

Mark Winkelman, Owner
917.903.4342

the Buildings

The Pajama Factory, located in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, consists of 300,000 square feet of floor area throughout a complex of 8 interconnected brick buildings, ranging in height from 3-5 stories. The wood floors are typically 50'-60' wide and ceilings are 12' high, allowing for the creation of customized spaces for individuals or businesses: large or small studio/work spaces with plenty of light and ventilation and great views! At the heart of our community is the courtyard which currently houses an outdoor pavilion, a patio with seating and a sculpture garden featuring work from a wide range of celebrated artists.

the History

The Pajama Factory is a complex of historic factory buildings built by the Lycoming Rubber Company between 1883 and 1919. After 1934, the Rubber Company moved out and until 1971, various companies used the space including pajama, underwear and shoe manufacturers. The building was scouted and used as a model for the 1950s Broadway play, and later the movie, The Pajama Game starring Doris Day. After 1971, the buildings sat mostly vacant for decades. Today, the Pajama Factory is again playing a starring role in Williamsport.


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