new york: gansevoort park avenue opening

the gansevoort hotel helped to accelerate the meatpacking district's transformation from fringe to happening hood when it opened six years ago. the arrival of the gansevoort park avenue may do the very same for the nomad area. the new 249-room property will soft open on mon - aug 16 with the official opening scheduled for next october. the hotel is a totally new structure and designed as an urban resort. rooms and suites are spacious, and many feature floor-to-ceiling windows and balconies that give guests unobstructed views of new york's iconic empire state building. the gansevoort park avenue's striking features include a three-storey lobby and an amazing indoor-outdoor pool. additionally, there's a spa, fitness room, ballroom and four events spaces plus italian restaurant asellina. the design of the hotel is contemporary with a 1940s glam twist, concocted by architect stephen b. jacobs and interior designer andi pepper. location: 420 park avenue south [nomad]. © hotel gansevoort