This made him extremely popular, and they demanded Taylor stay when Rubell wanted to fire him.
While they may not always make the best-dressed list, they do require a certain breed of celebrity to pull off.
One club-goer remembered a party where the foyer was filled with booths of little people doing different random things to entertain the guests, including a family eating a formal dinner.
It wasn't that unusual for people to rappel down the neighboring building using full climbing gear, trying to get into the courtyard over a 10-foot wall with barbed wire on top.
Kate submitted a sizzling and soaking-wet swimwear snap of herself in a pool to supply a nod to Tinder.
It wasn't subtle: Hung from the roof of Studio 54, dangling over the dance floor, was a giant crescent moon with a face, a cocaine spoon moving to and from its nose.
But we can still try to piece together some of the most messed up stuff that ever happened at Studio 54.
One night a rejected hopeful came back and brandished a gun.