Contemporary five-star hotel in Dubai, set to become the first Dorchester hotel in the Middle East. The steel and glass tower, the Dorchester Collection’s most aesthetically modern hotel, is currently under construction on the banks of the Dubai Canal, in an area of the city’s Downtown district known as Business Bay where it will count such Emirati landmarks as the Burj Khalifa and the Mall of the Emirates as neighbours. Amenities include a rooftop restaurant, an open-air swimming pool and a fitness centre. Striking works of art will adorn the public spaces while floor-to-ceiling windows will afford views over Business Bay and the Marasi Marina.
Investors who purchased the former Evans School building in Denver’s Golden Triangle neighborhood plan to create restaurants and retail space while opening offices in the upper floors of the historic landmark. City Street Investors renovated Union Station in Denver’s Lower Downtown and see a similar vision for the Evans School building. Dining options, stores and commercial space will be a part of their goals over the next 18 months.
Designed in 1906 by architect David Dryden, the Evans School served several generations of public school students before being shuttered in the 1970s and put up for auction.