Interested in renting a studio?
Please read through our FAQs before submitting a question.
Q: Do you do hourly or daily rentals?
A: No, all of our studios are leased month-to-month.
Q: How does the application process work?
A: You may fill out our application form here, and our building advisory group will review your application. You will receive an email once you have been accepted, and then we will do our best to match you with a suitable unit as soon as one is available. Accepted applicants must be the sole / main occupant of the space; subletting is not permitted.
Applicants who have not been accepted may reapply after six months.
Q: Is the building open to the public?
A: No, 52 O Street Studios is a private building that leases commercial studio space to working artists and creative businesses. Tenants may host their own events or invite guests, but the only time the building is open to the public is during our Open Studios.
Q: How can I get there?
A: 52 O Street Studios is about a ten minute walk from both the the Yellow line Metro via the Mount Vernon Square/Convention Center Station and the Red line Metro via the NoMA / Gallaudet U Station. There is street parking on O Street, N Street, and Hanover Place, however street parking is two hour limited.
Q: How often do you do Open Studios?
A: We do three Open Studios per year, one in late winter, one in the spring, and one in the fall. You can follow us on Instagram and subscribe to our newsletter to stay updated!
Q: How many studios are there?
A: There are just over fifty studios.
Q: How often do the newsletters go out?
A: Newsletters are published at the beginning of each month. You can sign up for the mailing list here.
Q: Is 52 O Street Studios a non-profit?
A: 52 O Street Studios is privately owned and operated.