In the Loop: The Conrad New York Hotel

A Sol LeWitt mural spans an 80-foot-high wall in Conrad New York hotel’s lobby atrium, at the top of which Monica Ponce de Leon Studio installed a tubular steel-aluminum armature to suspend painted-steel triangles from polymer strings. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

The mural, Loopy Doopy (Blue and Purple), dates to 1999, when the property was an Embassy Suites. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

The lobby’s curtain wall of steel-framed glass looks out to the Hudson River. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

Carpeted in nylon, the corridors leading to guest rooms have a close-up view of the rainfall of strings. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

The triangles each weigh 1,000 pounds and are fitted with LEDs. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

Maharam fabric upholsters custom sofas in the lobby of New York's Conrad Hotel.. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

The hotel has 13 floors of guest rooms; the Corian-clad beveled railings help modulate acoustics. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

The atrium is 134 feet high, while the sofa is 64 feet long. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

A switchback granite stairway strung on walnut struts connects the conference center and the ballroom. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

The gallery at the entrance to the conference center has granite flooring and ottomans upholstered in leather. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

Atrio, the hotel’s restaurant, has walnut flooring and custom stools, chairs, and tables by Monica Ponce de Leon Studio. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

A trapezoidal opening was carved out between the floors to accommodate the stair. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

In a standard guest room, the furniture and carpet are custom by Jill Greaves Design and the millwork is oak. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

The entries to the 463 guest rooms are delineated by vinyl wall covering. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

The custom beds are stained oak. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates designed the new canopy and mullion-less glazing at the hotel’s entrance. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

Just beyond Richard Nonas’s oil on paper, street-level escalators lead up to the second-floor lobby. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

The conference stairway surrounds a structural column and incorporates a custom walnut bench. Photography by Michael Moran/otto.

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

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