Midtown Manhattan’s Hospitality Haven, The Times Square EDITION

Hotelier Ian Schrager's latest rises above the reputation of its neighborhood

From the 10th floor balcony, guests of The Times Square EDITION can gaze down at one of the most famous intersections in the world. There, tourists wander in all directions. They stop to take photos of the bright lights and big brand advertisements—and they tap the undeniable energy whizz-banging about. Up on the hotel’s balcony, officially referred to as the Blade Runner Terrace, Times Square …

A First Look Inside NYC’s Forthcoming PUBLIC Hotel

Ian Schrager guides people through his highly anticipated new LES high-rise

Hotelier Ian Schrager is a busy man. In December, we bore witness to the opening of his magnificent EDITION Hotel Sanya in the South China Sea. Today, we have news from one of the most anticipated hospitality additions to NYC in a long while. The PUBLIC Hotel will open its doors in the Lower East Side in under a month. There’s already a laundry list …

Kristjana S. Williams + The Connaught Hotel

The historic Mayfair Hotel taps the Icelandic-born, London-based illustrator for a fresh and fanciful new face

At its core, a hotel should provide its guests with a place to escape. But the hotel-as-sanctuary is an oft sought-after yet equally rare experience. In this regardwith its personal butler service, Michelin-grade restaurant and rich historyLondon’s Connaught Hotel in Mayfair exceeds expectation. So it is no surprise that when planning to restructure its identity, the Connaught wanted an artist who could not only match, …