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SkiftDesign: What went into making the hippest hotel in Brooklyn

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Aug 24, 2012 9:14 am

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An artisanal hotel grows in Brooklyn…and it is gorgeously designed eco-friendly, a rare combination.

— Rafat Ali

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The Wythe Hotel. Photo by Wythe Hotel.

Factories, with their open floor plans and quality structure, adapt fairly well to changes. So did the 1901-built cooperage on Brooklyn’s waterfront, which now houses the gorgeous Wythe Hotel. Since May, hipsters and friends finally have a place to stay in Williamsburg, and not just Manhattan. The founders, Andrew Tarlow and Jed Walentas, have managed to design and build a unique 72-room hotel by preserving what was already there, inviting in local talent, and, with a keen eye for detail.

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