A hotel that merges creativity and community, CIVILIAN NYC, located in Manhattan’s Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood, is a melting pot of arts, music and theater, with rooms evoking vintage locker rooms and public spaces that wink look at the positioning of the property on the edge of the theater district.
Designed by architect David Rockwell of The Rockwell Group, this bold new hotel concept occupies 27 floors and offers 203 rooms, a restaurant, secret garden, lounge, library and rooftop bar with epic city views. For its aesthetic, Rockwell Group paid homage to the look and feel of classic theaters with marquee-inspired lighting, theatrical curtains and transformative backdrops and stage elements.
Intimate yet well-appointed rooms are outfitted with plush fabrics, curated artwork and amenities, and the personalized app that allows guests to “stage” their stay by adding elevated amenities such as type Wi-Fi speed and in-room room rate. food and drink.
Bringing a modern approach to the American bistro, the downstairs restaurant begins with breakfast service and ends with dinner. With an emphasis on local farms and producers, the menu will feature seasonal specialties and rotating selections showcasing innovative twists on classic dishes. A modern take on a classic Theater District restaurant, interiors include a curved ribbed leather ceiling with mirror panels, red leather banquettes and brass accents, and custom round sconces etched with facade sketches of theater by set designers, such as Tony Walton, Clint Ramos, Anna Louizos and Mimi Lien.
The main bar and lounge serve craft cocktails, and the intimate library is on the second floor, the former meeting place for “civilians”; the latter is a magnificent space for those looking to reflect more than connect. The place to be and see is the rooftop bar perched on the 27th floor, which will open this year and offer small plates accompanied by seasonal cocktails in a space inspired by “the whimsical rooftop gardens of historic Broadway theaters. where the summer shows were held.”
Launched by SIXTY Collective Founder Jason Pomeranc in collaboration with myriad other creative hospitality minds, CIVILIAN New York is a hotel that transcends the boundaries of traditional hospitality and offers surprises at every turn.