Location: New York, NY
Client: 400 Times Square Associates, LLC
Architect: SLCE Architects
Photo Credit: SLCE Architects
POD Hotel will be a new 28-story, 220,000 SF, hotel building in Times Square. The new hotel will consist of 510 hotel units, 38 larger Extended Stay apartments on the top 5 floors and 25,000 SF of retail space on the lower floors. The trendy hotel also includes a restaurant, fitness lounge and meeting space. The hotel structure features exposed concrete and reinforced concrete flat plate floor system. Site demolition has begun in the third quarter of 2013, with construction beginning in the Spring of 2014, with completion scheduled for mid-2015.