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Baccarat Hotel & Residences Featured in Roundup of Top New Luxury Hotels

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Source: The Telegraph

Later this year Baccarat, the French crystal and glass company founded by Louis XV, opens its first hotel, again in Midtown, this time opposite the Museum of Modern Art on 53rd and Fifth in a 45-storey tower designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Patrick Gilles and Dorothée Boissier, the Parisian husband-and-wife design team, are keeping details of its décor firmly under wraps, but the smart money suggests it will be understated, beautiful and quintessentially French.

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