Ian Schrager

Public Hotel Spells Itself with Towering Announcement in Lights; Opening is this Summer

Posted March 16, 2017 at 5:06 am

Ian Schrager’s Public Hotel on Chrystie Street has been standing tall since April 2016. That’s when the shadow-casting condo-hotel topped out at 28 stories. Now, a year later, debut is still several months from happening. But the, ahem, public rollout just began. Team Schrager is now spelling itself with lights. Earlier this week, a six-story network […]

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Here’s What to Expect from the Public Hotel LES and Vongerichten Venues Within

Posted April 12, 2016 at 3:28 pm

Prolific hotelier Ian Schrager and various folks from his development team appeared before the SLA subcommittee of Community Board 3 last night. The license application for the Public Hotel at 215 Chrystie Street – the latest endeavor for Jean-Georges Vongerichten – is so complex, in fact, that it warranted special treatment. A dedicated session without the pressures […]

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Ian Schrager’s Public Hotel on Chrystie Street Tops Out at 28 Stories, for Real this Time

Posted April 8, 2016 at 5:09 am

Okay, so we may have jumped the gun last month in reporting that Ian Schrager’s Public Hotel hit the apex. That feat was actually achieved last week, with 215 Chrystie Street now dwarfing everything in the immediate skyline. Between the two dispatches, construction workers erected an additional three floors set back from the others. It’s […]

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Jean-Georges Vongerichten to Helm Restaurant Operations at Ian Schrager’s LES Public Hotel

Last modified March 31, 2016 at 4:17 pm

​As the Public Hotel rises, so too does the hype. Indeed, Ian Schrager’s forthcoming Public Hotel at 215 Chrystie Street will feature food and beverage by Jean-Georges Vongerichten. Being such a high-roller project, this is a match made in heaven. According to application materials submitted to Community Board 3 today, the Michelin-decorated chef paired up […]

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Ian Schrager’s Public Hotel Tops Out on Chrystie Street at 28 Stories

Posted February 29, 2016 at 5:17 am

It’s the latest product to cast a shadow on the park. Yep. Ian Scrager’s in-progress Public Hotel at 215 Chrystie Street has ups. The 28-story development finally made it to the top late last week. And without significant impediment (i.e. minimal stop-work orders). It took nine months to ascend, and the condo-hotel now counts itself in the […]

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Ian Schrager’s Public Hotel on Chrystie Street Advertises with Glowing Letters

Posted November 17, 2015 at 10:18 am

Talk about bombastic. Everything with Ian Schrager’s Public Hotel on Chrystie Street is over the top. Not just the condo price points (penthouse is going for $18.75 million) or the overall 28-story height of the tower. Even the sidewalk bridge on its perimeter oozes with exclusivity and pretentiousness. As of earlier this month, the construction site […]

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Ian Schrager’s Public Hotel Officially Takes its Place in the Bowery Skyline

Posted November 4, 2015 at 5:00 am

​Ian Shrager’s phallus is now officially a member of the Bowery skyline. Set to rise a whopping total of twenty-four stories, the new Public Hotel/boutique condo has already ascended more than half that height. In fact, it’s surpassed the former Avalon Chrystie on the northern flank, as previously reported. Now the concrete skeleton is clearly […]

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Ian Schrager’s Public Hotel Surpasses the Old Avalon Chrystie, Sports New Windows

Posted October 8, 2015 at 5:00 am

In just four months’ time, Ian Schrager’s Public Hotel handily muscled its way into the Lower East Side skyline. When we last caught up with this development, the superstructure had only reached a paltry two stories. As of this week, however, the new shadow-casting giant just surpassed the fourteen-story height of its immediate neighbor. It’s at […]

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Ian Schrager’s Public Hotel at 215 Chrystie Street Rises Above the Threshold

Posted June 5, 2015 at 5:15 am

Public is now public. Let the shadowcasting begin. The new Ian Schrager condo-hotel development at 215 Chrystie Street makes good on the nascent teaser signage and is now peeking above its plywood threshold for the first time. Many months of earth moving and foundation pouring are now a thing of the past. Last month, the […]

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Hotelier Ian Schrager Discusses the ‘Refined Grittiness’ Behind the 28-Story Public Hotel at 215 Chrystie Street

Posted December 11, 2014 at 5:30 am

All Ian Schrager knew about the Lower East Side before purchasing the land behind the Avalon Chrystie complex was that it was “across the street from Keith McNally’s new restaurant.” This according to a puff-piece interview filed over at the Commercial Observer yesterday. The soundbyte about making the image of this new 28-story Public Hotel at […]

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