The Gotham Hotel

Location: New York, New York
Project Completion: 2010

Located in the heart of Manhattan’s midtown between Fifth Avenue and Madison Avenue on a 25x100 ft lot, the space was first envisioned as a residential condo though was ultimately appointed as a hotel. The 20 story hotel occupies 34,000 sq. ft and sits at a height of 250 ft. The 67 room hotel houses 4 rooms per floor on the lower floors while the highest floors have a floor plan of either 2 or 3 rooms. The building’s façade is divided into 2 distinct levels: the lower level façade aligns with the neighboring buildings paying respect to the adjacent city street scape, while the upper level façade with a balcony on each floor appears to soar freely in the sky almost as its own distinctly separate building. The 16 E 46th Street address formerly housed the famed “Gotham Bookstore.” In honor of its literary heritage, the Gotham Hotel borrowed its name.