October 15 2015

Construction continues for the William Vale Hotel. Expected to open in 2016, the project located at 55 Wythe in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, includes a series of outdoor venues designed by the Gunn team. This rendering gives a glimpse of a well-prized asset for hotels in New York City, the pool deck, destined to make a mark among the pack of rooftop watering holes the city is known for.

Sleekly designed, the setting offers a modern chic appeal in contrast to the surrounding industrial context. Chaise lounges and cabanas fall in line with a backdrop of tree canopies on the perimeter. A few swaying palms keep the scene playful and low-key. Situated three stories up and overlooking another precious asset, a 20,000-sq ft public park space that sits below, local pool goers will get a new summer escape with a swath of Midtown Manhattan in view, while tourists will have another reason to stay in the ‘burg.