Rocco Termini, Signature Development
300,000 sq.ft. French Renaissance style hotel with a red brick and terracotta facade.
Fully restored hotel, apartments, restaurants, retail.
- The building was designed in 1901 by the first female architect to become a member of the AIA, Louise Blanchard Bethune.
- It was built in order to accommodate the large influx of people into the city expected for the 1901 Pan-American exhibition, however the hotel did not open its doors until 1904.
- Construction of various additions to the building continued until 1926
Recent Events and Actions Taken
2011 - Renovated by Rocco Termini in a $42 million project headed by architects Carmina Wood Morris
Other Pertinent Facts
- The Lafayette Hotel was considered one of the top 15 finest hotels in the country during its "heyday".
- It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010
- Wikipedia - Hotel Lafayette
- The Hotel @ Lafayette website
- NYS Parks - Preservation Works in NYS - Hotel at Lafayette
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Added 2013-01-02 • Last changed 2016-10-28