October 2, 2023

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This New Hotel Will Have Three Venues From One of DC’s Buzziest Chefs

Renderings courtesy of The Morrow Washington, DC.

The Morrow, a 203-room hotel with three new venues from Michelin-starred chef Nicholas Stefanelli, is on track to open up in NoMa this fall, its developers declared this 7 days.

Found on 3rd and M streets, Northeast, beside the neighborhood’s Metro station, the hotel is being crafted on the previous site of Central Armature Functions, an electrical production small business that operated for a century. Individuals industrial roots and the background of the bordering neighborhood affected the hotel’s aesthetic, says Lauren Rottet, president of Rottet Studio, which designed its communal areas and guest rooms. She says the style will integrate wooden and stone, and a color palette that evokes what “you see as the solar rises and sets.” She claims her staff was impressed by outdated images of the community, depicting households with windows open up, and the hustle and bustle of its residents. “It’s about exciting and food items and camaraderie and ‘come on in,’” she explains.

Nicholas Stefanelli, chef and operator of Officina, the new Philotimo, and Michelin-starred Masseria, is driving a couple of good reasons latest-day neighbors may possibly want to enterprise inside of. He’ll open a fashionable French brasserie on the floor ground identified as Le Clou, as well as a cocktail bar with are living tunes identified as Vesper, and a rooftop lounge identified as Upstairs at The Morrow.

Stefanelli has not long ago been traveling in France, undertaking exploration for Le Clou. “I’m genuinely below for knowing the sights and the smells and the preferences and the flavors,” he suggests, by cellular phone from Burgundy. “And staying able to help with that storytelling procedure.”

The Morrow is aspect of Hilton’s Curio Assortment. It was developed by architecture business Shalom Baranes and created by Trammell Crow and MetLife Expense Management. Here’s a glance at the design and style.

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Marisa M. Kashino joined Washingtonian in 2009 as a staff writer, and became a senior editor in 2014. She oversees the magazine’s genuine estate and household style coverage, and writes very long-sort characteristic stories. She was a 2020 Livingston Award finalist for her two-part investigation into a wrongful conviction stemming from a murder in rural Virginia.