Gothamist: Does Hotel Chelsea Owner Want a Rooftop Bar?
On March 21st, the Landmarks Committee of Community Board 4 voted to NOT recommend the Chetrit Group's proposal for an addition to the roof of the Hotel Chelsea. Rumor has been that new owner Joseph Chetrit wants to add a rooftop bar, though they've denied it when asked. Last night, the full Community Board had a chance to respond to recommendation...
Now DNAInfo says they've obtained documents that show the owners do want to construct a nightspot on the famous hotel's roof... which, sadly, doesn't quite look like this magical place anymore—they've been clearing out things since 2009.
For the full article (and video), visit http://gothamist.com.