225 Bowery

‘Last Light’ Enters Cashless Controversy with Bowery Rooftop Bar

Posted April 18, 2019 at 5:07 am

The Bowery now has its newest rooftop bar, courtesy of Sister City. Last Light debuted last night on the eleventh floor of the new Ace-related hotel at 225 Bowery. Its mantra seems to be “sky and spirits,” serving cocktails, organic wines, local craft beer, and food from ground-level restaurant, Floret. The newcomer accommodates 200 bar-goers […]

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‘Last Light’ Rooftop Bar Flips the Switch at Sister City Next Week

Posted April 11, 2019 at 5:00 am

The Bowery gets another rooftop bar next week, just in time for the spring warmup. The Ace Hotel unveiled its Sister City sub-label lodge at the end of February. While chef Joe Ogrodnek’s Floret has been holding down the ground floor restaurant scene, not much was known about the rooftop venture. Until now. The sky-high […]

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Ace Hotel’s ‘Sister City’ Goes Live on the Bowery

Posted February 28, 2019 at 5:00 am

Ace Hotel is on the precipice of launching its newest sub-label, Sister City. The twelve-story lodge is more than five years in the making and technically debuts tomorrow. As previously reported, Ace spent the last several years renovating 225 Bowery, including a glassy rooftop addition and cornice atop the original pre-war tenement building. There are […]

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Ace Hotel’s ‘Sister City’ Opens on the Bowery in January

Last modified September 25, 2018 at 12:05 pm

Sister City, the name bestowed upon the new 12-story Ace Hotel on the Bowery, is on the precipice of launch. Five years after news first broke of their arrival on the Lower East Side. However, the hotel, which took over the building from Salvation Army, is no longer slated for a “Fall 2018” opening. The […]

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First Sight of Ace Hotel’s ‘Sister City’ on the Bowery, Opening Fall 2018

Posted June 20, 2018 at 5:00 am

The new Ace Hotel on the Bowery just shed some of its construction netting, revealing the rooftop addition atop 225 Bowery. It’s currently a mess of white brick and glass embedding; there are also slender water towers visible. As previously reported, the twelve-story hotel is part of a new sub-label called Sister City, which offers a “thoughtfully-designed […]

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Ace Hotel Brands Bowery Lodge ‘Sister City,’ Sets Opening for Next Fall

Posted January 25, 2018 at 5:12 am

We’ve known for several years now that Ace Hotel was opening on the Bowery. In fact, it was a story Boogie first broke in 2013. Now, the creative agency behind Ace Hotel, Atelier Ace, has finally acknowledged, and announced more information about the forthcoming hotel at 225 Bowery. The twelve-story hotel is part of a […]

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Nick Morgenstern to Helm Ace Hotel’s Bowery Bar-Restaurant Scene

Posted December 5, 2017 at 4:58 am

Finally. The first overt acknowledgment from Ace Hotel that it’s in fact opening up a lodge on the Bowery. (Bowery Boogie was first to break the news way back in September 2013.) Principals submitted a comprehensive application of 97 pages to Community Board 3 for the hotel liquor license, so there’s a lot to unpack here. […]

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Someone Trashed the Blueprints for the Ace Hotel Bowery on the Sidewalk

Last modified June 23, 2017 at 8:08 am

Trash is sometimes treasure. Everyone knows that 225 Bowery is to become the newest Ace Hotel in the stable. However, the company never officially confirmed their intentions here. Even as the transformative construction work atop the building proceeds. Well, official blueprints trashed on Chrystie Street late Tuesday night all but confirm this. We had received […]

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‘Rumored’ Ace Hotel on the Bowery Begins its Rooftop Ascent

Last modified June 14, 2017 at 11:16 am

The Ace Hotel on the Bowery is now recipient of some new vertical appendages. After years of gut renovation, the heavy duty work is now visible on the exterior. A truck-bound crane began daily deliveries of steel beams to the project site last Friday, kickstarting the process of constructing the rooftop addition. Eventually, this new construction […]

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Rendering of Ace Hotel Surfaces at 225 Bowery with Promise of 2018 Completion

Last modified May 12, 2017 at 1:51 pm

You’re looking at the sight outside 225 Bowery, where Ace Hotel is gradually converting the 107-year-old relic into its newest lodge. Purportedly. This rendering appears on the Department of Buildings info board presently attached to the 225 Bowery plywood, and arrives courtesy of the HAKS architecture firm on the project. Upon completion – the aforementioned DOB signage promises a […]

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