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Peek Inside the Historic Beekman Hotel, It's Beautiful

By Irene Plagianos | August 25, 2016 8:22am | Updated on August 26, 2016 4:46pm
 The soaring atrium of The Beekman is a centerpiece of the landmarked hotel.
The soaring atrium of The Beekman is a centerpiece of the landmarked hotel.
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Beekman Hotel

The luxury Beekman Hotel — built inside a landmarked 1890s building with a soaring atrium — officially opened Tuesday, and it's already a hit on on Instagram.

It's easy to see why:

 

Picture says a thousand words #beekmanhotel #lowermanhattan #photographerskills

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The impressive 9-story atrium is the lofty centerpiece of an old office building at 123 Nassau St. that carries a hefty dose of classic old New York.

Overhauled by Thompson Hotels, which also owns TriBeCa's Smyth hotel, the upscale Beekman now has 287 rooms, with rates that start at $500 a night.

 

📷 of the newly renovated 19th century hotel @thebeekmanny for @wmag

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Welcome to The Beekman. 📷 of @thebeekmanny for @wmag.

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The elegant space is also home to two restaurants, a 94-seat French eatery run by restaurateur Keith McNally, called Augustine, and the Tom Colicchio-run Fowler and Wells, which has a pretty great view of the atrium.

For those who weren't lucky enough to get previews, here's a dramatic black and white video of a party inside The Beekman before its opening.

And a look at some of those pricey hotel rooms:

 

@mooreandgilesleather headboards installed at the new Beekman Hotel (@thebeekmanny) in NYC—#TheBeekmanHotel.

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An adjoining luxury condo tower, with 68 apartments is also being built. The 51-story building is expected to be completed sometime in the second quarter of 2016. Those residences, priced at $1.2 to $4 million, are still on the market.

Hat tip to blog Tribeca Citizen for pointing out The Beekman's instant Instagram fame.