28 Nov '11, 2pm

A 600-room hotel in New York’s NoMad district

A 600-room hotel in New York’s NoMad district

A 40-story hotel development could be about to crown the emergence of one of New York’s formerly rough districts as one of the coolest places to be in the city. Hotel developer Jon Lam is looking to construct a new hotel and retail emporium in the district known as NoMad, a district of Manhattan north of Madison Square Park. The development could see a 30- to 40-story, 600-room property rise out of existing properties on 846 Avenue of the Americas and 1227 Broadway. Although a firm to run the hotels hasn’t yet been decided, Lam reportedly wants the property to be “affordable and casual,” with a significant retail space at the base which will make it ideal for visitors to the city. Lam’s development could be the jewel in the crown for NoMad, a district which once boasted some of New York’s most decadent, historic hotels. When the Fifth Avenue Hotel opened in the neighborhoo...

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