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Nicole Carlino

17
Sep

Storied Past

The Holbrooke Hotel, first built in 1862 in California’s historic Gold Rush Country, is a reminder of Grass Valley’s storied history as a gold mining boom town. The 28-room hotel has undergone a renovation to create an experience that honors the property’s past and that can appeal to the modern traveler. Gambling and gun fights,…
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10
Sep

Multifaceted Design

The Kessler Collection’s Plant Riverside District, anchored by the 419-room JW Marriott Savannah, has opened as Savannah’s Entertainment District in Savannah, GA, a $375 million project that represents the largest redevelopment in the history of Savannah’s National Historic Landmark District. The 4.5-acre waterfront district features more than a dozen restaurants and lounges, including Baobab Lounge,…
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03
Sep

Nature Retreat

Amid this era of social distancing, guests are looking for vacations that enable them to escape to nature. With everything from cozy cabins, to a campground with yurts and a vintage Spartan, California’s Wylder Hope Valley enables guests to do just that. The property’s design is the result of a collaboration with design group OMFGCO,…
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20
Aug

Beaux Arts Beauty

Hospitality and healthcare have always been intertwined—now more so than ever—as both industries exist to serve and care for others. The Hyatt Place and Hyatt House Chicago Medical/University District opened this summer in the Beaux-Arts classical-style landmark that was formerly the site of the Cook County Hospital. The 342,000-sq.-ft. adaptive-reuse project is part of a $150-million…
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21
May

Serene Spaces

With relaxation and serenity in mind, Studio Apostoli is designing the wellness areas of two new Cipriani projects: Palazzo Bernasconi in Milan and Cipriani Ocean Resort, Club Residence and Casino in Punta del Este, Uruguay (shown above). The Palazzo Bernasconi project is expected to open in 2021, followed by its South American counterpart. “The two…
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08
May

Whimsical Journey

Stay Happy. That’s the mantra for Denver’s The Curtis Hotel, a DoubleTree by Hilton, and it was the inspiration for DLR Group when transforming the property’s lobby into a nostalgic space with naturalistic materials, vibrant colors, and both vintage and modern design elements suggestive of each Colorado season. DLR Group Principal Staci Patton noted, “At…
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23
Apr

Locally Sourced

A good design crafts a sense of place, mixing creative aesthetics with a warm, welcoming ambiance. For the AC Hotel Grand Rapids Downtown, DLR Group tapped into the Michigan locale to create a space guests will want to call home. “DLR Group’s design for the AC Hotel Grand Rapids Downtown embraces the creative energy of…
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02
Apr

Live Like A Local

For guests who want an authentic and genuine hotel experience, “living like a local” is a must. Staci Patton, principal, DLR Group, discusses what it truly means to create a space that inspires guests to experience the surrounding neighborhood—and inspires locals to come inside. All hotels these days talk about how guests want to “live…
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12
Mar

Sophisticated & Refined

When it comes to luxury, hotels can’t rest on their laurels. Mandarin Oriental, Boston is in the midst of a $15-million renovation, set to complete this summer, which aims to reconfirm the hotel’s premier position in the city. The renovation—which includes all guestrooms and suites, 10,000 sq. ft. of meeting space and the spa—was conceived…
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