This New York City hotel brings sleek design to a quiet neighborhood

Inside the new luxury hotel, Rose Ink, on Wall Street in New York

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Long before the stock market opening bell, downtown Manhattan is still buzzing with people getting ready for another busy day – whether it’s doubling down on coffee, catching a cab at time or to avoid tourists on the morning commute. A few blocks east of the New York Stock Exchange, a new hotel offers an oasis from the hectic pace of the neighborhood. The Wall Street Hotel brings a high sense of design to the neighborhood.

Inside the new luxury hotel, Rose Ink, on Wall Street in New York

Inside the new luxury hotel, Rose Ink, on Wall Street in New York

Courtesy of Rose Ink

Inside the new luxury hotel, Rose Ink, on Wall Street in New York

Inside the new luxury hotel, Rose Ink, on Wall Street in New York

Courtesy of Rose Ink

While much of the Financial District is dominated by glass towers and sleek, modern finishes, the Wall Street Hotel instead leans into the neighborhood’s history, keeping the stonework and Beaux-Arts facade in place. Inside, softer patterns on the furniture, combined with marble tables and walls, create a relaxed atmosphere in the common areas and rooms. Designed by Liubasha Rose, of Rose Ink Workshop, the rooms (from $499 a night) are designed to be an escape from the street-level hustle and bustle during the day, while being luxurious for travelers coming over. hotel for business or a getaway.

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The 180 rooms feature a range of amenities from underfloor heating to Frette bedding and Bang & Olufsen speakers for guest use. In the downstairs lobby bar, a full cocktail program is still under review, though Rose Ink Workshop has outfitted the space with a fresh take on Art Deco design: mixing brass fixtures and marble accents with tufted fabric seating in saturated jewel tones.

The restaurant/bar and 24-hour room service food and beverage program is not yet fully defined. The hotel is also working with the Billion Oyster Project on future sustainability and philanthropy initiatives. The nonprofit happily works with the Wall Street Hotel to incorporate everything from reusable water bottles to oyster-themed gifts available to guests to aid efforts to preserve oyster reefs in the harbor. from New York.

For those who don’t choose to dine at the hotel, the venue is also within walking distance of local favorites like the Reserve Cut, Industry Kitchen and The Fulton, as well as Stone Street bars for a weekend night out.

Abdul J. Gaspar