Project: The Hotel on Rivington

Wood Facade, Storfront

The Hotel on Rivington

The Hotel on Rivington helped to usher in a new day on the Lower East Side with its sleek and thoroughly modern design. This twenty-story glass and aluminum boutique hotel towers over its neighbors, primarily consisting  of tenement-style buildings with storefronts. The fashionable destination hotel wanted to keep its appearance fresh and up-to-date with a new facade that included custom-fabricated windows and doors along with decorative interior wall panels. 

Project: Right Path Windows & Restoration removed and replaced the entire facade on the first and second floors, interior lobbies, along with a paneled dining room which opens to the street through a bi-fold sliding door. Ceilings received an antique mirror and wood panel treatment.

Product: Windows, doors, street front façade, exterior bi-fold doors, wall paneling, mirrored ceiling paneling

Glass: One-inch insulated glazing units

Wood: Exterior - Accoya, Interiors - African mahogany and Red Grandis

Finishes: Exterior paint to match designer supplied sample. Interior stained.

Hardware: Brass

Client: Hotel On Rivington

Designer: Lazaro Rosa Violan

Project Details:

The demolition was done by the client. Right Path supplied the shop drawings detailing all of the parts needed for fabrication. We developed the shop drawings, and the paint and stain samples to align with the designer's vision. These components were subsequently approved. We completed the fabrication of two floors of the façade, which consisted of a combination of fixed casement windows, double hung windows, entry doors, secondary doors, large bi-fold doors, wall paneling, antiqued mirrored ceiling paneling, and tiled walls. 

We chose to use Accoya brand wood for this project because of its superior dimensional stability. One of the beneficial features of Accoya is that it physically cannot shrink or swell, which allows for minimal maintenance in terms of painting. When we later had to replace a piece of broken glass, it was remarkable to see that there had been absolutely no shrinkage.

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