Highgate Hotels wanted to:
protect a NYC landmark, the Knickerbocker Hotel. It was reopened as the Knick in Times Square and successfully preserved its legacy.
Challenges Highgate Hotels faced
Getting approvals from NYC government and agencies and securing community support to reopen the Knickerbocker Hotel. The hotel’s landmark status made the process more complex.
Capalino Assisted with
- Paving the way for Highgate Hotels to reopen "The Knick"
- Real estate
- Permitting and approvals
- Community relations
What we got done
Capalino succeeded in helping Highgate reopen this landmark hotel that embraced the original hotel’s heritage, while simultaneously offering guests luxury and service in Times Square.