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CitizenM opens a new hotel in New York

CitizenM, the five-unit Amsterdam-based chain of stylish and affordable hotels, opened its first US property at Times Square, New York.

Located in the heart of midtown Manhattan near Times Square, CitizenM New York is the first US property in an expanding global collection, which currently includes five hotels throughout the Netherlands and UK. Headquartered in Amsterdam, CitizenM has revolutionized the hospitality experience for today’s modern mobile traveler with its offbeat sensibility and emphasis on affordable luxury, technology and style.

Designed by the Amsterdam-based Concrete, the 230-room New York property offers innovative amenities, completely customizable guest rooms via touchscreen MoodPads, communal workspace and Apple iMac stations, a design partnership with renowned Swiss furniture brand Vitra, an outpost of Amsterdam’s leading creative bookstore MENDO, several outdoor spaces including a rooftop bar with panoramic views, and canteenM. 

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Like its sister properties in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, London and Glasgow, CitizenM New York is home to a stunning collection of contemporary art and photography, including two commissioned pieces – a Julian Opie lobby installation and a Jen Liu (exhibited earlier at Upstream Gallery in Amsterdam) exterior piece wrapping around the façade of the building — as well as works by Andy Warhol, Daido Moriyama, Florian Süssmayr and David LaChapelle.

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Amsterdam collaborations

Concrete believes in an extremely logical execution of its ideas, resulting in a methodology that is a crossover of architecture, visual marketing, urban planning, advertising, fashion and product design, with an admixture of elements from popular culture.

Founded by Roy Rietstap, Joeri Worm and Joost Albronda, MENDO has become the home-base for inspirational and creative books on fashion, photography, architecture, interior and graphic design. Since its inception in 2002, MENDO has evolved into the book candy store of Amsterdam, as book lovers from around the globe frequent both the physical and online store.

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