Aman’s next “island destination” is an unexpected one: New York City. Aman New York is slated to open in late 2020 and joins the short list of urban properties for the brand.
The hotel will occupy the iconic Crown Building — at the crossroads of Fifth Avenue and 57th Street, overlooking Central Park — and it will be the company’s third U.S. property after Amangiri in Utah and Amangani in Wyoming.
Good to know: The historic building is undergoing a considerable transformation by renowned architect Jean-Michel Gathy, a long-time collaborator with Aman and lead designer of Amanyara in the Turks and Caicos, Amanwana in Indonesia, Aman Sveti in Montenegro and Aman Venice.
In total, Aman New York will have 83 guestrooms and suites, numerous dining venues, a comprehensive spa, 20 private Aman Residences on the upper floors, and an extensive, five-story park-view Penthouse at the…