You’ve no doubt seen it from the highway and either gushed or gasped, but now it’s a slick new hotel.
Anthony Paletta is a freelance writer located in New York City. He's contributed to the Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, Metropolis, Architectural Record, Citylab, and other publications.
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