Friday the 13th: It’s good news for the Panorama Room at Graduate Roosevelt Island Hotel

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Today, the much anticipated rooftop bar and lounge opens. The Panorama Room, with great views and airy ambience, finishes off Roosevelt Island‘s first hotel.

The Roosevelt Island Daily News

Here’s a deep dive from their press release…

About Panorama Room

Hospitality duo and New York City natives Marc Rose and Med Abrous of Call Mom are thrilled to announce the opening of the stunning rooftop bar and lounge, Panorama Room, atop the recently opened Graduate Roosevelt Island offering unparalleled views of all five boroughs. 

Photo: Noah Fecks

 Rose and Abrous partnered with James Beard Award-winning design firm Parts and Labor Design on Panorama Room’s extraordinary 168-seat rooftop bar and lounge.

The elegant, jewel box space evokes a sense of cinematic drama inspired by futurism which can be seen through the large-scale, monolithic chandelier with translucent tubular acrylic set above the Orobico Red marble bar top, palatial black mosaic tile columns adorned with geometric chrome sconces, vintage-inspired blush velvet tubular lounge sofas, and touches of chrome and marble.

Parts and Labor Design custom-made all of the furniture and lighting in the space to bring to life the imaginative aesthetic of futuristic design defined through the lens of decades past.

 Additionally, the space features a custom-designed DJ booth by Cédric Hervet, long time creative director for Daft Punk, and Nicolas Hervet of Hervet Manufacturier which was handmade at their atelier in Normandy.

Creative Whimsey for an All-New Experience

Photo: Noah Fecks

Rose and Abrous tapped Venus Over Manhattan partner Anna Furney and designer/creative director Darren Romanelli (aka Dr. Romanelli or DRx) to hand-select an exciting collection of art from au courant artists including Julia Chiang, Spencer Lewis, Alake Shilling, JPW3, Chris Martin, Brian Belott and Ida Eklbad to adorn the walls of the Panorama Room.

They are also working artist and creative director Sophie Parker and her botanical studio Wife NYC to feature her plant-based sculptural artwork and custom arrangements.

 Positioned at the entrance of the Cornell Tech campus, Graduate Roosevelt Island is a 224-key, 18-story hotel at the Cornell Tech campus on New York City’s Roosevelt Island is architecturally designed by internationally renowned design firm, Snøhetta, and New York City-based hospitality-focused architecture firm, Stonehill Taylor, with interior design from Graduate Hotels’ in-house team.

 Open Thursday through Sunday:  5pm-midnight on Thursday, 5pm-2am on Friday, 3pm-2am on Saturday, and  3pm-midnight on Sunday. 

Make a reservation via Resy, and follow along @panoramaroomnyc

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