Gene Kaufman Architect breaks ground on Broadway theater-themed hotel

Gene Kaufman Architect (GKA) broke ground on a new Broadway theater-themed hotel, the lead project for a new boutique hotel brand.
The Rockwell Group is handling the hotel’s interior design, with concepts still under development.

Gene Kaufman Architect (GKA) has broken ground on a new Broadway theater-themed hotel, the lead project for a new boutique hotel brand. 

The 211-guestroom, 27-floor hotel is located in Hell’s Kitchen near Times Square, close to more than a dozen theaters.  The Rockwell Group is handling the hotel’s interior design, with concepts still under development.

Hotel amenities will include a 27th-floor rooftop bar, a lounge and terrace on the second floor, a rear garden on the first floor, and a bar and lounge located at cellar level.

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GKA was established nearly 30 years ago, helmed by principal Gene Kaufman. In 2011, GKA joined forces with Gwathmey Siegel + Associates, the architecture practice of modernists Charles Gwathmey, who died in 2009, and Robert Siegel. The resulting firm is the Gwathmey Siegel Kaufman & Associates Architects (GSKA).

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