Posted 3/5/2013 - 11:31:11 AM
NEW YORK—Starwood Capital Group, in partnership with Tribeca Associates, launched sales for Baccarat Hotel & Residences New York, located just off Fifth Avenue on 53rd Street directly across from the Museum of Modern Art.
Designed by Skidmore Owings & Merrill, the 50-story glass tower will feature 61 private residences designed by Tony Ingrao that range in size from one- to four-bedrooms, including four full-floor units and one five-bedroom penthouse duplex with outdoor terrace. In addition, the tower will feature a luxury hotel, with 114 rooms including 26 suites, that will be the global flagship for Baccarat Hotels.
Drawing inspiration from the crystal company’s design history, the residences will have a private entrance and feature finishes that combine natural elements with contemporary concepts including the following: custom bronze-work crackled with crystal, modern furnishings and floor-to-ceiling windows that capture the natural light outside. A Baccarat chandelier will also be incorporated as a signature feature in the foyer of each residence.
The master bath is outfitted with a free-standing soaking tub, glass-enclosed shower and white marble, including the floor, walls and vanity. Other features include Miele and Sub-Zero products in the kitchens, LG washers and dryers, as well as Kallista wash basins. Each residence is also equipped with fully automated Crestron controls to adjust lighting, audio/visual, heating/cooling and window shades.
Residential owners will have complete access to all hotel amenities and services including personal concierge and housekeeping services, 24-hour in-residence dining and access to the spa, indoor pool and fitness facility. The hotel will also feature a standalone crystal bar surrounded by an outdoor Tuileries-style terrace.
Baccarat Hotel & Residences New York will open in 2014, coinciding with the crystal company’s 250 year anniversary.
Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group is managing all sales and marketing efforts for Baccarat Residences.