New Manhattan Hotel To Open In August
Cassa Hotel and Residences, a dramatic new building in midtown Manhattan will open on August 1. The building was created by architect Enrique Norten of TEN Arquitectos in collaboration in with CetraRuddy. The striking modern obelisk hosts a 166-room boutique hotel, 57 residences, and the restaurant, 1945, which will open in Fall 2010. The hotel rooms boast a collection of art and fashion books by Rizzoli and Taschen, black leather studded headboards, 42-inch flat-screen televisions, Frette Linens, Angelo Caroli bath amenities and the photography of Irene Mamiye. Dean and DeLuca provides an in-room snack bar. Introductory rates start at $279 based on availability.