Marriott Edition Times Square

New York, NY

The new, 378,000 SF, mixed-use retail and hospitality development
project being constructed at the north east corner of 47th and Seventh
Avenue in the heart of Manhattan’s Times Square. The building will
comprise a 6 story retail podium containing over 70,000 SF at its
base and a 42 story tower comprising a Marriott Edition Hotel with
452 guest rooms, numerous suites, and several levels dedicated to
social space housing bars, restaurants, lounges, and outdoor seating and stage. Additionally, fronting Times square, the building’s entire podium will be covered with a huge electronic screen.

The Edition Brand by Marriott is a co-venture of Ian Shrager Hotels
and the Marriott Hotel Corporation and is designed to provide five-
star hospitality coupled with the highest level of social space and f&b
amenity services. In addition, the hotels tower floors will also provide
views of Midtown Manhattan, the Hudson River and Central Park.

Architect

Platt Byard Dovell White, New York, NY in association with AAI Architects, P.C., New York, NY

Interior Designer

Ian Shrager Company, New York, NY
Yabu Pushelberg, New York, NY

Client

Joint Venture:
The Witkoff Group & Maefield Development, New York, NY

Features

  • extremely complex partial demolition of an existing 11 story theatre building and reconstruction program whereby 25% of existing floor area will remain within 5 levels in order to maintain a 100’ street wall for new signage and screen
  • demanding site logistics, materials delivery, hoisting, and site safety issues constructing building in a heavily populated pedestrian/tourist district-the heart of Times Square
  • working in close coordination with DOB, BEST, MTA, Homeland Security, NYPD, and various other agencies

Features

  • base podium to be home to the world’s largest LED screen
  • creatively designed social space allowing guests to experience the vibrancy of Times Square in a series of indoor/outdoor terraces and lounges with food and entertainment
  • existing structural framing will be shored, braced and supported over a substructure below and new structural steel threaded through framing to pick up existing floors

Services

Construction Management