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Does New York Need Another 639 Hotel Rooms? Marriott Thinks So

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  Site Where: West 54th St and Broadway [map], New York, NY, United States, 10019
August 11, 2011 at 9:10 AM | by | ()

It is now official. According to an article in yesterday's New York Times, construction will soon start on Marriott's 68-story, two-hotel mega tower. The building will be located on the corner of 54th and Broadway, but is likely to be visible from...everywhere.

Apparently, the project, which has been in the works for about ten years, will include ground-floor retail and at least two restaurant spaces (the one on the fifth floor will be outdoors). This will be developer Harry Gross' sixth Marriott hotel. We wonder, is there some kind of award for that?

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