The London NYC is the essence of its surroundings: a true Midtown local embodying the incomparable sophistication of Fifth Avenue, the palpable verve of Broadway and Times Square, and the gentle repose of Central Park. Signifying a new concept in contemporary, urban luxury, it’s elegant yet classic and understated, proof that high-style glamour can be eminently livable.
Fronted by an ocean liner-inspired stainless steel façade and riddled with porthole windows, the grand exterior of Dream Downtown hails its 1960s role as the National Maritime Union headquarters. Inside, it’s the stuff of reveries – a lobby that seems to buzz with energy as if alive on its own; a glass-bottomed swimming pool floating in the ceiling high above; pockets of guests and locals alike catching up over cocktails or being mesmerized by their gadgets.
Set on the stunning waterfront of Biscayne Bay, Mondrian South Beach captures all the heat, intensity, energy and vibe of the original Mondrian in Los Angeles. Revolutionary Dutch designer Marcel Wanders’ whimsical and visionary style for the hotel is an homage to “Sleeping Beauty’s Castle.” In the soaring lobby, where the scene is about “see-and-be-seen”, floor-to-ceiling windows offer spectacular views of the Bay, while the eye is drawn to the masterpiece of the room–an iconic, signature “floating staircase.”
Completed in June 2005, Whiteface Lodge is the vision of a former Olympian and developer who used decades of building experience to create one of the grandest properties in the entire Adriondack Park. Much of the timber for this Lake Placid resort was hand-milled on-site, and accents such as handcrafted Adirondack furnishings adorn the interior spaces, creating a wonderfully authentic ambiance.
Located in the heart of the Chelsea Riviera between the High Line and the Hudson River, Hotel Americano keeps life’s choices simple. Three room types offered, all with the feel of an urban ryokan with wooden platform beds, warm lighting, and luxurious natural materials, some with soaking tubs.