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

126 Front St (at Pearl St)
Furman St (Plymouth St)