The boxes also take inspiration from the vibrant of the in the majority-Hispanic , with each part of the building being finished in a different of ceramic bricks. Combined, the elements of the building’s external appearance form a condensation of the characteristics of Washington Heights’ existing urban fabric.
Inside, Radio Tower & Hotel provides an answer to the area’s need for a diverse range of hotel rooms, workspaces, event spaces retail units. Washington Heights is the 5th largest in New York with a population of over 150,000 people, but it is currently served by just two 50-room hotels. The Hotel will be an important hub for those traveling for conferences hosted by the Yeshiva University and the New York Presbyterian Hospital, both of which are located nearby. Meanwhile, the event space located in the building’s blue volume will add a facility that did not previously exist in the , offering locals a space to host weddings and other parties with spectacular views from the adjacent rooftop terrace.