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2020 Interiors Awards Bar/Restaurant Winner

Marriott’s Moxy Hotels brand, synonymous with individuality, experientiality, and creativity, recently debuted its Moxy Chelsea location, complete with two restaurants—The Fleur Room and Feroce Ristorante/Caffè—that enhance the hotel’s distinctive personality.

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Re/Max Opens First Office In Manhattan

Re/Max, a global real estate company, is expanding its brand in the New York market by opening its first Manhattan office, Re/Max 100 at 1412 Broadway in Times Square. The office was launched earlier this month by real estate professional Shovkat Mamedov who, along with her growing team, will bring Re/Max’s world-class services and brand name to this competitive, new market.

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The Best Restaurant Contractors in New York

The family-owned business specializes in design-build projects including hotels, restaurants, and lounges. C&A Seneca Construction LLC was founded by Carlo Seneca in 1945. They have worked on some of the most prestigious establishments in New York, such as the Buddha Bar and the Stay Hotel, which used state-of-the-art technology to create a projection wall.

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This New York Rooftop Bar Packs in Prohibition-Era Flair

This New York Rooftop Bar, Inspired by Design Legend Elsie de Wolfe, Packs in Prohibition-Era Flair

The interiors of the Elsie Rooftop, perched atop an office tower near Times Square, draws inspiration from legendary 20th century socialite and interior designer, Elsie de Wolfe.

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Moxy NYC Times Square

Like a beacon, purple fluorescent signage announces the Moxy NYC Times Square, enticing passersby and tourists alike to enter. Stepping onto the terrazzo floors of the double-height atrium lobby and greeted by a stunning, suspended, grizzly bear sculpture by Japanese artist Hirotoshi Sawada, patrons immediately feel they are far from Midtown Manhattan’s frenetic pace. With architecture by New York-based Stonehill & Taylor, public space and guestroom interior design by Toronto-based Yabu Pushelberg, and restaurant designs by New York-based Rockwell Group, this hip hotel fuses a refined aesthetic with comfort and affordability—an unusual find in New York.

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Trojan Forces

Developer Lightstone Group knew it wanted to chuck expectations out the window for the 612-key New York debut of Marriott Intl.’s red-hot Moxy flag (honored as one of Boutique Design’s 2017 Up-and-Coming Hoteliers). Who wouldn’t want to be a fly on the wall when George Yabu, Glenn Pushelberg (co-founders of their eponymous firm) and Rockwell Group partner Shawn Sullivan got the brief to leave their “industry titan” status at the door and break their own rules?

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Bodega Negra Opens a Branch in New York

You’re deep into globalization when a Mexican restaurant with two locations in London opens a branch in New York. The partners — the Tao/Strategic Group, Serge Becker of La Esquina and the English owners, Will Ricker and Ed Spencer Churchill — have created a south-of-the-border den that’s loaded with atmosphere.

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The Maritime Hotel is Re-imagined as the Dream Downtown

In Your Wildest Dreams: The Maritime Hotel is Re-imagined as the Dream Downtown

New Orleans architect Albert­ C. Ledner built two Chelsea high-rises for the National­ Maritime Union of America in the 1960’s. One became the Maritime Hotel in 2003. Then Hampshire Hotels & Resorts bought the neighboring tower, most recently a shelter for runaways, with intentions of transforming it into the standard-bearer for the Dream brand.

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