Marriott’s Autograph Collection will open its second property in Pittsburgh on May 4, housed with the city’s historic James Arrott building.
The Industrialist Hotel features 124 rooms including 28 suites, as well as a lobby bar serving Pittsburgher cocktails, a fitness centre, and American restaurant The Rebel Room.
The 18 storey building was built in 1902 for James Arrott, founder of the Standard Manufacturing Co and nicknamed “the Bathtub King of Pittsburgh”, and is listed among the Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation Historic Landmarks.
Interior design firm Stonehill Taylor was responsible for work on the property’s historical entrance, guest rooms, restaurant, lobby, events space and fitness centre.
The hotel is located at 405 Wood Street in the city’s downtown area, often referred to as the Golden Triangle, and close to attraction including Point State Park, Market Square and the Duquesne Incline.
It joins The Oaklander as the second Autograph Collection property in the Steel City – Marriott lists over 50 properties in the Pittsburgh area, including the Westin Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Marriott City Centre, Courtyard Pittsburgh Downtown, and AC Hotel Pittsburgh Downtown.
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