Powerhouse Arena

Bookstore, Art Gallery, Building
28 Adams St (Waer St)
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 666-3049
11:00am - 7:00pm
11:00am - 7:00pm
11:00am - 7:00pm
11:00am - 7:00pm
11:00am - 7:00pm
11:00am - 7:00pm
11:00am - 7:00pm


  • Good stock of photography books.
  • From top shelf titles to celebrity speakers from Questlove to David Sedaris, the amphitheater-shaped venue is arguably the most buzzed-about bookshop in Brooklyn.
  • Weekend events a must try. Don't miss the Saturday parties with free booze & snacks!
  • If you're a nerd like me and interested in spending an afternoon lost in books, photography and art...
  • Set up like an amphitheater, this store and events space took a hit after Hurricane Sandy. It has since made a full recovery, rebounding back to its original status as a hip literary hangout spot.
  • They hosted the Hipster Puppy Pageant. Enough said!
  • Fun event space, really supportive of local authors and artists.
  • Great books, community events and dangerously close to Grimaldiswhat more could you want?
  • grab a greeting card at the last minute.
  • Buy children's books next to a large photograph of a guy with his junk on display.
  • Encuentras novelas, libros para nios, y cosas nicas
  • This beloved neighborhood spot from world-renowned art book publisher Powerhouse Books is part bookstore, part gallery, and part boutique. Stop in to shop, or experience on of their amazing events.
  • nice, airy bookstore. good local authors and an excellent area for readings
  • Just the right size. Plenty to browse, but well-curated so you aren't overwhelmed.
  • Art-book publisher powerHouse is a vision in concrete and steel at this bright showroom that sells illustrated titles, children's books, and works by authors from Joseph Mitchell to Gary Shteyngart.
  • Great children's section
  • The coolest book and card store I've ever been too. Check out the back wall for featured books and artwork!
  • Awesome selection of art books. The kids books are exciting, even if you're an adult.
  • What a great bookstore! Great events, talks, book signings there. It's out of the way - but worth the trip.
  • Lovely store for browsing. Excellent selection of books on NYC, great for newbies in the city.

Nearby places

33 Main St (at Water St)
126 Front St (at Pearl St)
Main St (Plymouth St)