ILA Penthouse is an environmentally, economically, and socially
sustainable venue for those who feel overwhelmed by the event industry’s biggest challenge, sustainability.
ILA Penthouse is an environmentally
conscious event and class venue in the heart of Manhattan. Originating from the FlowerSchool New York, founder Calvert Crary envisioned a space where people can create, learn, and entertain. From there, The Institute for Living Arts or ILA Penthouse was born. The 7,000 sq ft event space, including a penthouse and private rooftop, creates a fun and inspiring environment that clients can put their own personal touch on. Whether you are interested in an intimate dinner, throwing a launch party, or challenging yourself to learn a new skill, ILA Penthouse is the place to be.
FlowerSchool is one of the most celebrated Floral Design Schools in the world. Opened in 2003 and reinvented by Calvert Crary in 2010, FlowerSchool now has locations in both New York and LA. As a licensed school, classes range from beginner to advanced in floral design and event planning. Combining professional techniques and a strong foundation in the arts, students leave with a gained skill set and a sense of accomplishment. It is the mission of FlowerSchool to celebrate great design and help people reach their full