SOM in the Press

Big Apple Achievement

Albert Vecerka | Esto

Source: Metal Architecture

The flagship of the latest luxury hotel brand from Starwood Capital Group, Greenwich, Conn., the newly opened Baccarat Hotel & Residences is a 605-foot-tall, mixed-use building located on the corner of Fifth Avenue and 53rd Street in New York City. New York City-based Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) LLP architects were tasked with designing a destination that embodied the elegance and artistry of Baccarat, the luxury crystal brand founded by King Louis XV of France more than 250 years ago.

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