Marriott, Flag Luxury break ground on $500m luxury hotel in New York


Marriott International and luxury development firm Flag Luxury Group have broken ground on The Ritz-Carlton New York, NoMad, a $500m luxury hotel in the NoMad neighbourhood in Manhattan, New York.

Located at 1185 Broadway at 28th Street, the 500ft hotel tower will feature 250 rooms and 16 branded residences.

Architect Rafael Viñoly has designed the hotel and with interior design firm Yabu Pushelberg creating the interiors.

Marriott International executive vice president and global chief development officer Tony Capuano said: “Once complete, this exciting project will become a landmark hotel in one of New York City’s most intriguing neighbourhoods.

“Steeped in history, NoMad is one of the city’s fastest-growing hubs for creative and tech firms, as well as world-class retail, dining and nightlife venues, making it a perfect location for Ritz-Carlton guests traveling for business or pleasure.”

The Ritz-Carlton New York, NoMad tower will include a fine-dining restaurant, the brand’s Club Lounge, a signature Ritz-Carlton Spa and fitness centre, a rooftop bar, a public garden and open terraces with greenery and trees, and the brand’s legendary service.

It will also feature two ballrooms and a 3,000ft² outdoor terrace for corporate and social gatherings. The luxury hotel is expected to open in 2021.

Flag Luxury Group president Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos said: “At the turn of the century, the NoMad area was home to many of the city’s most exclusive luxury hotels and served as a hub for the global elite.

“Now, this vibrant neighborhood is quickly reclaiming its place as one of New York City’s most dynamic neighborhoods and The Ritz-Carlton New York, NoMad will be at the forefront of this change.”

Rafael Viñoly Architects principal Rafael Viñoly said: “The design of The Ritz-Carlton New York, NoMad, will pay homage to the neighborhood’s storied history while also creating a new landmark that speaks to its exciting future.”


Image: The Ritz-Carlton New York, NoMad. Photo: courtesy of Marriott International, Inc.

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