Tech elites pay thousands of dollars a year to hang out at this ultra-luxe club — take a look inside
Douglas Friedman/The BatterySan Francisco’s booming tech industry has produced an array of gated societies throughout the city. The Battery, which opened nearly four years ago, is a members-only clubhouse dedicated to creating an innovative social networking space. The club is an intentional throwback to the social clubs of earlier eras and its opulent trappings complete the vibe.
Created by the husband-and-wife founders of early social network Bebo (which was acquired by AOL for $850 million), The Battery hosts a who’s who of tech industry power players who dine at its restaurant, mingle at the establishment’s various bars or attend the special events.
With its pricey entry and strict no-photos-allowed policy, few people have glimpsed the club’s sumptuous interior.
Here’s what it looks like inside: