New York’s Fashion Revival

A hat factory becomes a chic new hotel

Words: Lee Tulloch, Photography: Tony Amos
Refinery Hotel entrance
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Rooftop Bar
Rooftop Bar interior
Parker & Quinn
martini at Parker & Quinn
schmatta, tchotchkes
Korea Way
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We visit the chic new Refinery Hotel, in midtown Manhattan, which is a savvy restoration of an arcade of that once housed high-end hat makers’ factories. The fashion-themed hotel is the new home of Project Runway – and it’s got one of the best bars in New York. But it’s also an important centrepiece in the revival of New York’s once-thriving garment district.

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