The Knickerbocker: Iconic Beaux Arts Hotel reopens

The Knickerbocker: Iconic Beaux Arts Hotel reopens

The Knickerbocker, the iconic Beaux Arts hotel originally opened in 1906 by John Jacob Astor IV, is set to reopen next Thursday, and we recently got a tour inside the historic building, where the construction crew is putting in the finishing touches. Though The Knickerbocker is an individual landmark, which means that the facade must be meticulously maintained down to the

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an empty theatre with red curtains and gold trim

Brooklyn’s Kings Theatre Will Reopen in All Its Glory February 3

Zoe Rosenberg reports for Curbed: Behold, Brooklyn’s Magnificently Restored Kings Theatre. Two years ago to the day that the city embarked on a $94 million restoration of the Loew’s Kings Theatre in Flatbush, the institution reopened its doors and reclaimed its standing as Brooklyn’s largest theater. The restoration was painstaking: when it began in 2013, the theater had already been sitting vacant for four

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