Wyndham Garden Hotel Rising Above the Bowery

Posted on: January 28th, 2010 at 6:18 am by

Walking south down the Bowery these days, you may notice a not-so-subtle change in the skyline.  Indeed, at the corner of Hester Street, the Wyndham Garden Hotel is slowly rearing its concrete head above the low-rise surroundings.  Out of character. Out of context. Out of control.

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Once complete, the glass tower at 93 Bowery will reportedly rise 18 stories and sport 108 rooms.  All at the expense of a neighborhood already overrun by hotels (upper Bowery and Orchard, in particular).  And most recently, at the expense of 128 Hester Street, which was deemed unstable and evacuated back in August.

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The systematic demolition and re-branding of the Bowery continues.

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