Located on the edge of the North Market Historic District, the hotel uses dynamic layers of historical materials and modern forms to create a progressive and timeless guest journey.
The hotel honors the neighborhood’s legacy by restoring and incorporating a cohesive group of buildings at the streetscape level. The most significant historic feature of the buildings — the scale of the landmark streetscape elements — is maintained and understood at the pedestrian level. The guest floors and rooftop bar are set back and minimal in their articulation, serving as a backdrop to the existing buildings below.
The historic buildings use brick, cast iron, and stone materials which seamlessly transition from the exterior into the lobby. The classic materials are balanced with repeating linear elements, including pendants, floor patterns, and lighting fixtures, creating rhythm and progression. At the same time, furnishings are timeless and neutral to showcase these built elements and emphasize the spacious ceiling height.
The hotel’s design celebrates the neighborhood’s history by juxtaposing hard and soft, new and old, rigid and fluid.
The 160-key hotel and its custom rooftop bar provide a seamless, thoughtful experience that harmoniously blends with the area’s vibrant surroundings. It builds on the city’s attractions and history to create a unique guest experience.
- CityColumbus, Ohio
- ClientJoint venture with CBC and Concord Hospitality, CREC
- Size of Project110,000 SF, 160 Keys
- CollaboratorsPrater Engineering, Jezerinac Geers, AMBIA Lighting Design, Advance Civil Design, EDGE, Myers
- RecognitionIIDA Columbus Play Honor Awards 2021, IIDA Ohio Kentucky Chapter Play Honor Award 2022