WOM (World of McIntosh) is the brand for McIntosh Group Experience Centers, special places where people can have a real experience of McIntosh Group’s brands products. WOM Townhouse in New York City is the headquarter of McIntosh Group and serves as an invite-only venue where guests are able to experience the exclusive McIntosh Group’s products and lifestyle, through an amazing sound experience as well as exclusive events.

In the heart of New York City’s upscale SoHo neighborhood, is a 5-story expression (12,000 sft) of The Art of Sound Experience of the McIntosh Group family (McIntosh Laboratory, Pryma, Sonus faber, Wadia Digital, Audio Research and Sumiko Subwoofers).

Art & music
In order to truly deliver on the sensory, we transformed the Townhouse into a space to showcase all sorts of art.
We have partnered with artist and curators bringing a twist of sound to their craft to create an experience that taps into all senses.
CULINARY EXPERIENCES
Sound experience is an exploration of all the senses. This is why we’re uniting auditory and culinary excellence for a series of unique events at the Townhouse. These events are pairing music greatness with food creation.
CHARITY / PRIVATE EVENTS
Philanthropy is a very important pillar of the WOM brand. Having access to noteworthy and impactful individuals, we have the opportunity to truly make a mark and help those in need while creating memorable experiences while we’re at it.
Building’s History
1922
Built by Con Ed substation to provide electrical power to NYC.
1975
It was converted to a warehouse.
1980’S
SoHo became a starving artists’ community, and 214 Lafayette served as an art gallery into the late 1990’s.
1996
The building was purchased by a filmdirector, who did a gut renovation turning it into a unique residential property & event location.
TODAY
It has become a prime venue in one of the most trendsetting areas of New York City.
THE
LOBBY
CAPACITY: UP TO 60 GUESTS
The main entrance is the perfect setting for guest registration, coat check and welcome reception, featuring a glass window witht a view on the swimming pool.

Internationally renowned companies such as Google, Microsoft, Vogue, Furla and Hickey Freeman, amongst others, have selected the Townhouse as the venue of choice for their special events, delivering unforgettable experiences.
POOL
AND DINING
CAPACITY: UP TO 60 GUESTS
The conference room, furnished by our partner Savant and Lutron, offers a remote 55” TV screen for branding opportunities. The heated pool (8ft deep x 12ft x 40ft) is one of the 11 private pools in NYC and can be adapted to the events’ needs by being open-air or temporally covered. The in-house state-of-the-art McIntosh audio components allow to play personalized playlists and can operate independently or as part of the integrated sound system. The pool area is also used for art exhibits offering a unique experience. Audio is Art and WOM is a proud sponsor for up and coming artists.
KITCHEN
Up to 100 guests, sit-down dinners up to 60 guests
Furnished by Design Within Reach and Fontana Arte, video display by “Digital Projection” and “Stewart Filmscreen”, McIntosh sound system and Sonus Faber speakers showcase top of the line audio with Dolby Atmos surround sound from 14 speakers, resulting in a truly memorable experience. The system can support live music from a DJ or a band.

WOM welcomed chef Enrique Olvera from Cosme, chef Rocco DiSpirito and chef Paul Liebrandt amongst others.
ROOM
WITH VIEW
Overlooking the main floor this intimate room with balcony can be used for DJ setup or additional space for reception or caterer
TERRACE
AND LOUNGE
CAPACITY: Up to 80 guests
The Townhouse offers a unique indoor lounge with furniture by Timothy Oulton while the French glass doors lead to a beautiful terrace. McIntosh sound can be played independently through i-Pod, tablet or integrated in the Townhouse’s main system.
Meet the family
As a collection, WOM is the height of audio precision, each product representing the ultimate in craftsmanship and integrity.
Founded in 1983 in a small workshop in the hills of Vicenza, Sonus faber “handcrafted sound” is the fusion of cutting edge loudspeaker design and innovation with Italian craftsmanship, values and techniques taken from the high art of musical instrument making.
The passion of Sonus faber combined with these principles has paved the way for iconic designs that have influenced the art of speakers making perhaps more than any other maker over the last quarter century.
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The McIntosh iconic blue watt meters are globally recognized as a symbol of quality audio. All McIntosh products are handcrafted at the Binghamton, NY factory by over 150 employees with a passion for music and the McIntosh heritage.
Since its inception in 1949, McIntosh has been powering some of the most important moments in music history. From President Lyndon Johnson’s inauguration speech to Woodstock to the famous Grateful Dead “Wall of Sound,” McIntosh has not only witnessed history, it has shaped it. With McIntosh, customers have the ability to create their own premium audio experience and truly live their music.
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Handmade in Italy with a keen attention to detail and the finest quality materials, Pryma Headphones combine world-class sound quality with high-end style.
Created for the individual and crafted to be as personal as the music they listen to, Pryma’s five distinctive designs and interchangeable headbands make these headphones a uniquely customizable fashion accessory.
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For more than thirty years, Sonus Faber has engineered and designed some of the finest and most beautiful loudspeakers ever produced.
Recognizing a need for powered subwoofers of equal caliber, Sonus faber applied their vast knowledge of speaker design to develop Sumiko subwoofers with the goal of providing ultra-high performance sub woofers to any system to createa total package of power, precision and truth.
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Founded in 1988, Wadia is one of the foremost high-end audio processing and conversion for the high performance consumer electronics industry.
Wadia designs are born from a balance of technology shaped by a passion for music, enabling Wadia to produce superior digital playback components for over two decades.
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Audio Research is one of the oldest operation manufacturers in American audio.
The company was founded by William Z. Johnson in 1970 in Minneapolis with one goal in mind: to advance the state-of-the-art in music reproduction. Much more than just a brand name, The Audio Research marque has come to represent impeccable performance and lasting value for music lovers and audio enthusiasts everywhere.
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