new york: cooper square hotel

new york city's hospitality scene has a bright new star: the swanky cooper square hotel. designed by architect carlos zapata, the 21-story glass tower features 145 rooms, suites and studios plus one spectacular rooftop penthouse with a wrap-around 1,600 sq.ft. terrace. interiorwise it's a meticulously crafted fusion of timeless european elegance with modern comfort for both the rooms and public spaces. mind you, b&b italia furnishings are found throughout the property. the lavishness even extends outdoors to the very designy backyard garden and dining patio. ...and in case you wondered about cooper square hotel's staff, they look so hot because they're clad in steven alan uniforms. location: 25 cooper square [east village]. © cooper square hotel / hotel lobby [top] and room [bottom]