Manhattan-based Stonehill & Taylor Architects are currently working on four different LEED hotel projects in Manhattan, two of which we’ve written about previously here at gbNYC: The NoMad along Broadway just north of Madison Square Park and the Crosby Street Hotel in SoHo. The Broadway Hotel on West 94th Street will be for Hampshire Hotels & Resorts, which also own and operate The Dream, The Night and The Time hotels in Manhattan.
Stonehill & Taylor’s design will reuse both core and shell of a 95-year-old building and include waste heat reclamation systems, energy-efficient guestrooms with a variety of LED technologies, and occupancy sensors. The hotel’s motif is that of a nature conservatory; the firm is aiming for “the feel of an academy of education overtaken by Central Park.”
The project should result in a four- or five-star hotel property with an unspecified level of LEED certification. Stonehill & Taylor’s fourth LEED hotel project – the Fifteenth Street Hotel – is tentatively set for a 2011 opening.