Manhattan, NY Marriott International and development firm Flag Luxury Group celebrated the start of construction on The Ritz-Carlton New York, NoMad. The hotel is expected to open in 2021.
“Once complete, this exciting project will become a landmark hotel in one of New York City’s most intriguing neighborhoods,” said Tony Capuano, EVP and global chief development officer, Marriott International. “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.”
Rising at 1185 Broadway at 28th St., the $500 million tower will feature 250 hotel rooms and 16 branded residences designed by architect Rafael Viñoly, with interiors created by interior design firm Yabu Pushelberg. Slated to soar 500 ft. high, the tower will offer guests and residents striking views of the Empire State Building and downtown Manhattan.
The Ritz-Carlton New York, NoMad tower will also include a fine-dining restaurant, the brand’s Club Lounge, a signature Ritz-Carlton Spa and fitness center, a rooftop bar, a public garden and open terraces that will feature greenery and trees, and the brand’s service. Two ballrooms plus a 3,000 s/f outdoor terrace will offer groups attractive settings for corporate and social gatherings.
“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,” said Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos, president, Flag Luxury Group.
“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,” said Rafael Viñoly, principal, Rafael Viñoly Architects.