Nobutaka Ashihara Architect, New York, NY
Bill Rooney Studio Inc., New York, NY
Granite Broadway Development LLC , New York, NY
New 70 story “slender” high rise hotel comprising of two Marriott brand select service hotels; 370,000 SF, 639 keys, restaurants and retail. This hotel complex houses a 378 key select service Courtyard by Marriott occupying the lower portion of the building with a 261 key extended stay Residence Inn on the upper floors. The project also includes restaurants, ground floor retail, cellar and subcellar, meeting and conference center, business center and lounges. The hotels share a common entrance lobby area, fitness club, laundry, lounge and bar area, and outdoor terraces. Located in Manhattan’s Theatre District, this complex neighbors many world famous landmarks including the Museum of Modern Art, Carnegie Hall, and Lincoln Center.
Complicated site logistics, due to “Slender Building”, are required to minimize disruptions to vehicular and pedestrian traffic as well as facilitate efficient flow of materials and personnel to maintain the project schedule. Utilized coccoon system during construction of superstructure.
Tuned mass damper atop the building to dampen acceleration in high winds.