Soho Grand Hotel

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Coordinates: 40°43′20″N 74°00′15″W / 40.722151°N 74.004204°W / 40.722151; -74.004204

Soho Grand Hotel
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Hotel chain GrandLife Hotels
General information
Location United States
Address 310 West Broadway
SoHo, Manhattan, New York City
Opening 1996
Owner Hartz Mountain Industries
Height 50 m (160 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 16
Design and construction
Architect David Helpern of Helpern Architects
William Sofield of Studio Sofield (interiors)
Other information
Number of rooms 353
Number of suites 10
Number of restaurants The Club Room
Grand Bar
Gilligan's
The Salon
Parking US$40 daily
Website
http://www.sohogrand.com/

The Soho Grand Hotel is a hotel located at 310 West Broadway between Grand and Canal Streets in the SoHo neighborhood of Lower Manhattan, New York City at the former location of Church of St. Alphonsus Liguori. [1] It has 353 guest rooms, including ten suites and two penthouses. With the Roxy Hotel (formerly the Tribeca Grand Hotel), they make up GrandLife Hotels and are owned and operated by Leonard N. Stern of Hartz Mountain Industries.

The Soho Grand Hotel opened on August 4, 1996 news of the build initiated significant opposition from local residents; eight prior attempts to build a hotel there in the preceding decade had failed[2]

Design[edit]

The Soho Grand was designed by David Helpern of Helpern Architects.[3] The interiors are designed by William Sofield of Studio Sofield.[4] The architecture and design incorporate elements including bottle glass and cast iron molding, both of which are prominent in neighborhood buildings from SoHo industrial history.[5]

Renovations have continued within the hotel since its opening; in 2004, the hotel introduced two penthouse loft suites, winners of the Interior Design Gold Key award.[6]

Soho Grand’s guestrooms and Suites’ design direction take their cue from the public spaces. In 2010, the hotel unveiled ten suites designed by William Sofield that feature wall coverings designed by New Yorker illustrator, Saul Steinberg.[7]


In popular culture[edit]

The Soho Grand has been represented in a variety of feature films, television shows, and online videos including:

Recent events[edit]

In fall 2013, a hotel employee started several fires because he allegedly wanted to lighten his workload by making the hotel less popular.[12]

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