The recently re-branded Sonesta Hotel Philadelphia located at 18th and Market Streets in Center City underwent a major renovation, including complete upgrades to all 435 guest rooms as well as complete transformations to public spaces. The new lobby includes an art-themed bar and lounge area, centered around a striking art gallery. Passersby are welcomed to […]
The goal of the project was to re-position the existing hotel as a newly established, privately held brand. The project included renovations to the existing entrance, porte-cochére, ballroom, meeting rooms, pre-function areas, restaurant and bar, pool and spa, fitness area, guestrooms, suites, and corridors. Although the majority of the work occurred within the existing building […]
Retrofitting this 17-story building to accommodate a new hotel required an intricate approach. To maintain historical integrity, millwork was carefully removed during demolition and reused. An additional consideration was that work had to accommodate the regular business of an adjcent Rite Aid store.
The historic Lafayette Building located at Fifth and Chestnut Streets in Center City has been converted into a Hotel Monaco, a luxury boutique hotel brand for Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants. Facing Independence Hall, it is the hotel in closest proximity to Independence Mall. Hotel Monaco is a 270-room hotel with an upscale restaurant, a ballroom, […]
The iconic 26-story Architects Building at 17th & Sansom Streets in downtown Philadelphia has been converted to the Hotel Palomar, a luxury boutique hotel. The first two floors include a restaurant and reception spaces. There are 20 floors of typical guest rooms. The top two floors consist of meeting rooms and a ballroom, the latter […]
The Courtyard Philadelphia South is the first hotel in The Navy Yard, a vibrant, mixed-use development in South Philadelphia which has experienced substantial revitalization, drawing companies in numerous industries to make their home there. Spanning more than 1,200 acres, The Navy Yard is home to a diverse mix of office, industrial, manufacturing, research, and development […]