Ace Hotel Brooklyn displays the artistic talent of the municipality

The latest branch of the Ace Hotel in downtown Brooklyn, interior designer Roman and Williams, features art in every room and a public gallery in the lobby with rotating exhibits.


Located between Fort Greene, Boerum Hill and Downtown Brooklyn, another in New York City Ace Hotel it is now open to the public. This is the third collaboration between the catering brand and Roman and Williams, after the opening of hotels in Manhattan and New Orleans.

The hotel is designed with an emphasis on local artists

The 13-storey concrete and glass tower was designed in collaboration with the architects Stonehill Taylor. One of the main goals of the Ace Hotel was to highlight local artists, providing opportunities for exhibitions in most of the 287 rooms in this building, as well as in the common areas and on the façade of the building.

“We are proud to have filled its spaces with the talents of many collaborators in art, design and culture; it is a testament and tribute to the irresistible creative energy of the city,” said Ace hotel president Brad Wilson.

Facade of the Ace Hotel
The Stan Bitters installation is located at the entrance to the hotel

At the covered entrance to the hotel, visitors are greeted by a double-height ceramic installation made by a modernist sculptor. Stan Bitters. There are also works of art in the common areas, including a sculpture in Verdan Jakšić’s bar, as well as a large drawing by the author. Tara Geer.

In addition to offering typical hotel amenities, there is an art gallery in the public area of ​​the Ace Hotel. “The gallery at the Ace Brooklyn Hotel will exhibit works by artists presented in guest rooms, beginning with the display of textile works by Cynthia Alberto and Weaving Hand in July and August 2021,” the hotel said in a statement.

Guest room at the Brooklyn Hotel
The rooms were inspired by the retreat of Le Cabanon in France

Guest rooms have colorful choices that contrast with the building’s neutral concrete tones. He curated the selection and coordination of works of art Niki Tsukamoto, who is also an artist in practice.

The design of the rooms themselves was influenced by Le Cabanon, a Mediterranean refuge in the south of France Le Corbusier used as an escape.

“The guest rooms at the Ace Brooklyn Hotel are designed as creative haven cabins: elegant and efficient, with a type of breathing room that challenges all sorts of possibilities,” the hotel team said.

Rooms have exposed concrete surfaces, simple plywood furniture and generous windows that let in plenty of natural light. He made the bedspreads Heritage weavers, family mill u Maine which has been in business since 1850.

Hotel room designed by Roman and Williams
Rooms feature turntables and acoustic guitars

Other unique items that can be found in the rooms are acoustic guitars D’Angelico guitars and turntables next door Music Hall. She collected the minutes Rough trade, a well – known local store that opened in 1978.

Founded in 1999 in Seattle, the Ace Hotel now has 11 locations, most of which are in the United States. His portfolio includes Chicago and Downtown Los Angeles.

Hotel room with works of art
Artwork adorns the walls of the Ace Hotel in Brooklyn

Downtown Brooklyn is currently experiencing a development boom, and projects near the hotel include the Studio Gang residential tower which has a wide concrete facade and the super-high skyscraper of SHoP which has just become the tallest building in the county.

The photo is up to Stephen Kent Johnson.

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