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CNC/Machine Shop


Design Technology Lab

Labs, Shops, and Studios


66 Fifth Ave, 5th floor   •   Mon - Thurs: 9am - 11pm, Fri: 9am - 10pm, Sat & Sun: 10:30am - 11pm
Open to: all New School students who have had necessary training with equipment and processes

Darkroom lab facilities located on the fifth floor of 66 Fifth Avenue (see map) include:

  • a 20-station black-and-white darkroom equipped with Bessler enlargers capable of printing 4″ x 5″ negatives
  • a film developing area
  • a color-balanced print viewing room that allows students to make precise color corrections, and
  • a print finishing room for drying, pressing, and mounting photographs.

** Restrictions apply. Contact ERC for more information.

Related Equipment and Tools

• Bessler Enlarger