Crosby St Hotel
A hotel like Crosby Street is exactly what this city needs. The contrast between the downtown grit of the cobblestone street outside and the plush sophistication of the hotel’s lobby is immediate, and striking. Say what you will about the bright colors and the decidedly un-minimal décor – it’s a rare New York boutique these days that presents so opinionated a face to the world.
It is a special blend of inspired fabrics, textured wall coverings and colorful artworks.
Crosby Street has been certified by the US Green Building council – one of the first NYC hotels to be so. There’s a kitchen garden on the roof, and there are plans to keep chickens up there too.
This is not overly family friendly – it is best suited to couples.
Home to the Empire State Building, Times Square, Statue of Liberty and other iconic sites, New York City is a fast-paced, globally influential center of art, culture, fashion and finance. The city’s 5 boroughs sit where the Hudson River meets the Atlantic Ocean, with the island borough of Manhattan at the “Big Apple’s” core.
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