Construction completed and move-in started RIU Plaza Hotel48-story skyscraper 145 West 47th Street of Times Square..Designed by Berg + Moss Architects Developed by Tribeach Holdings, the 519-foot-high structure produces 353,000 square feet and 630 rooms. Transom Builders Group has serviced the general contractor for this property, located between 6th and 7th Avenues. Times Square Located at the intersection of Broadway and Seventh Avenue.
At that time Our last update By mid-January, there were still some finishes on the exterior. Since then, the sidewalk scaffolding along West 47th Street has been demolished, revealing a front door with seats, tables and planters.
A new vertical parking sign was set up along the eastern edge of the lower floor, flashing bright orange and blue lights evoking vintage neon aesthetics.
The following photo shows the main lobby decorated with theater-themed decorations.
The most dramatic appointment is a series of oversized theater mask sculptures surrounded by ribbons flowing over the check-in desk.
A cafe stands quietly in the back of the first floor.
Floor-to-ceiling mirrors and Art Deco motif walls line up around additional seats and tables, with a theater-style marquee wrapping overhead.
RIU has joined the slate of several new hotels opening this year in and around Times Square to accommodate the surge in local, domestic and international tourists.
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