Blue Ribbon Sushi

Location: 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY
Size: 1,200 square feet
Construction Schedule: 15 weeks
Architect: Asfour Guzy Architects

L&K Partners was hired by Blue Ribbon Sushi to fit-out their new sushi restaurant in the iconic 30 Rockefeller building. The notable features include stenciled graphics with paint layering done by hand, and a massive custom-built grease trap. Project challenges included coordination with The Rainbow Room’s prep area. Complex duct work also provided challenges with lighting positioning. Regardless of the challenges, L&K Partners managed to deliver a great space to the client ahead of schedule.


Location:  417 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
Size:  40,000 square feet
Construction Schedule:  16 weeks
Architect:  VM Design
Engineer:  ADS Engineers

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the most global high-end hotel companies in the world. L&K Partners was retained to build out their New York office space which boasts an interconnecting staircase, open plan offices, branded conference rooms and multiple employee pantries. The end result of the renovation offers an open plan environment with multiple “head’s down” meeting areas while reflecting Starwood’s multiple brands and company culture of client centric innovations.

City Kitchen

Location:  700 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY
Size:  4,000 square feet
Construction Schedule:  30 weeks
Architect:  Gensler
Engineer:  Robert Derector Associates

This was build out a food court in their hotel situated in the heart of the Theater District.The food hall’s finishes and design captured the unique brand of its residents; Luke’s Lobster, Sigmund’s Pretzels and doughnuts from Brooklyn-born Dough.  The scope included kiosks/kitchens, dish cleaning areas and storage rooms for all seven vendors.  Multiple exhaust hoods, a mechanical room and a 3-floor hydraulic elevator also completed the space. 

The Carlton Hotel

Location: 88 Madison Avenue, New York, NY
Size: 300 Guest Room Renovation
Construction Schedule: 20 weeks
Architect: Rockwell Group

L&K Partners was hired as the construction manager and general contractor for the renovation of 300 guest rooms and guest corridors of the Carlton Hotel in NYC. L&K established a detailed schedule and program that allowed the hotel to maintain maximum occupancy and avoid any guest or operations interruption during renovations. L&K Partners, in partnership with the architect and engineer were able to deliver fully upgraded and finely appointed guest rooms within a 20 week construction schedule.

Paramount Hotel

Location: 235 West 46th Street, New York, NY
Size: 20,000 square feet
Construction Schedule: 18 wks
Architect: Gensler
Engineer: CFS Engineering 

The Paramount Hotel is one of the hottest, most vibrant places to be, in the heart of Times Square.  L&K Partners was retained to renovate the hotel’s lobby and their public amenity spaces.  We worked with the client to update these areas with very minimal disruption to their guests. 

The final project created chic luxurious spaces for the hotel guests to relax and enjoy the vibrant energy that embodies New York City and its inhabitants.

Location: 235 West 46th Street, New York, NY
Size: 8,500 square feet
Construction Schedule: 26 weeks
Architect: Stonehill & Taylor
Engineer: CFS Engineering

L&K Partners was hired to work with the Paramount’s owner and the design team to renovate the hotel’s legendary Diamond Horseshoe nightclub. The nightclub is housed in the basement of this historical landmarked building and includes a fully operational kitchen, multiple bars, banquet seating and a stage for performers.  The new space boasts herringbone wood floors and textured wall coverings that invite its patrons to explore all it has to offer.

Hotel Lola

Location: 29 East 29th Street, New York, NY
Size: 4,000 square feet
Construction Schedule: 10 weeks
Architect: Gensler
Engineer: Jack Green Associates

Located just blocks from the Empire State Building and Bryant Park, Hotel Lola boasts some of the best people watching in Manhattan.  L&K was retained to upgrade the lobby and public amenity spaces for this high-traffic hotel.  We partnered with the design team to create a lavish cocktail lounge and a chic lobby. 

The outcome is beautifully appointed public spaces withrich, luxurious leather seating, chrome embellishments and a warm color pallet that invites you to linger while enjoying one of the signature cocktails.

Essex House

Location: 160 Central Park South, New York, NY
Size: 37,000 square feet
Construction Schedule: 20 weeks
Architect: Costas Kondylis & Partners
Engineer: MGJ Associates

The Essex House, an iconic Central Park luxury hotel, hired L&K Partners to assist them with the conversion of 90 hotel rooms into 30 condominiums.  The challenge of this project was to perform the work with minimal disruption to the daily operations of the hotel staff or the hotel guests, while meeting the completion deadline and managing costs. 

L&K worked with the project team to build out each condominium, paying very close attention to the fit and finish of every detail.  The end result is a mix of natural finishes and clean lines, that create a space filled with natural light overlooking Central Park.