Textile Factory Meticulously Converted into 8-Story Whythe Hotel in Brooklyn
We recently received photos and information about a new hotel project in New York. Here is the press release we were sent: Located in the heart of Brooklyn, Wythe Hotel is an 8-story hotel on the Williamsburg waterfront. Built in 1901, this former textile factory has been meticulously converted into a 72-room hotel offering service and amenities yet to be seen in the borough, while the building’s industrial character – like its concave corner entrance, original pine beams, masonry, arched windows and cast-iron columns – has been beautifully preserved. Renowned Brooklyn restaurateur Andrew Tarlow, of Marlow & Sons, Diner, and Roman’s, manages the hotel’s expansive food and beverage program. Venues include Reynards – a ground floor restaurant and bar with a wood-fired oven and grill, courtyard seating, and a daily menu featuring market-driven American fare and seasonal cocktails, and Ides – a 6th floor bar and terrace with stunning Manhattan and Brooklyn views.
There are various event space as well, including a main event hall, a private dining room, large guest lofts and 60-seat screening room and bar. Throughout the hotel, guest rooms feature 13’ high original timber ceilings, oversized windows, radiant heat concrete floors, seasonally sourced mini-bar offerings, custom amenities and works by local artists. Many rooms, including band rooms, bunk rooms and suites, boast floor-to-ceiling views of the Manhattan skyline and East River. [Credits: Duke Rile: Lobby art, Steve Powers (ESPO): Exterior wall art, Dan Funderburgh & Flavor Paper: Custom wallpaper, Tom Fruin: Neon hotel sign]
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