Founded in Queens by Teddy Santis in 2014, Aime Leon Dore has grown to be one of the biggest and most popular fashion and lifestyle brands in New York today. After initially opening on Mott Street, Aime Leon Dore quickly outgrew its space and in 2019 moved to 214 Mulberry Street in Nolita, which has become its flagship store. The store, seeking still larger quarters, is in construction to move directly next door, and the space at 214 Mulberry will be converted into a café which will include its popular coffee bar. While under construction, the store has moved to temporary quarters at 61 Crosby Street. It also opened a store on Broadwick Street in London. Aime Leon Dore collaborates with a number of well known brands, including New Balance, Porsche, and Timberland. Bernstein, Redo & Savitsky, P.C. is proud to be a part of the Aime Leon Dore team.
After many years of delay and anticipation, the famed Venice, California eatery, Gjelina, has finally opened its New York outpost at 45 Bond Street. Founded by Fran Camaj in 2008 and named after his mother, Gjelina focuses on locally sourced vegetable-centric foods such as bottarga pizza with arugula and smoked mozzarella, an Asian pear and kohlrabi salad, and a charcuterie platter with mortadella. Currently, Gjlelina has limited hours for walk-ins only. Bernstein Redo & Savitsky, P.C. are proud to be part of the Gjelina-New York team!
The fantastical and immersive Wonderland Dreams by artist Alexa Meade has been open since October at 529 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. The 26,000 square foot exhibition space brings to life the story of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland through Alexa’s boldly painted installation. Every inch of the space has been hand painted into a multidimensional work of art. Alex debuted her Immersed in Wonderland solo exhibition in Beverly Hills in 2018 which was attended by 40,000 guests over a five week run. Her exhibition made its way to New York. Wonderland Dreams invites guests to “fall down the rabbit hole into a world of secret rose gardens, mad tea parties, in a living gallery that puts you inside the artwork.” Bernstein Redo & Savitsky, P.C. is proud to be a part of the Wonderland Dreams team.
Stephen Ross’s The Related Companies is about to open The Set Club atop his 44 story building at 455 Tenth Avenue in Hudson Yards. The building, designed by Handel Architects, with curated interior design by MAWD, rises 500 feet from the ground, with 270 world class luxury apartments. The Set Club will be a private members only social club designed for residents of the building. The members only club will include a full service restaurant in the charge of Chef Dan Kluger, lavish amenities including a screening room, lounge, golf simulator, working space, and a swimming pool on a 58 foot long deck. Bernstein Redo & Savitsky, P.C. is proud to be part of The Related Companies and The Set Club team.
The long awaited RH Guesthouse New York opened last month at 55 Gansevoort Street in Manhattan. Described as “dazzling,” the 90,000 square foot Guesthouse, housed in a historic 1887 triangular loft building, overflows with luxurious details. It has six guest rooms, three 1,000 square foot suites, and one residence. Every room is adults only and each one contains two bathrooms and a gym. Instead of mini-bars, the rooms are outfitted with well-stocked gourmet pantries. Guests have access to The Rooftop Garden with day beds and a 40-foot mosaic infinity pool with panoramic views. The Guesthouse is only blocks away from RH’s 5-story Gallery on Ninth Avenue. The New York Guesthouse is the first hotel opened by RH. Bernstein Redo & Savitsky, P.C. is proud to be a part of the RH team.
The Aman New York was one of the most highly anticipated new hotels in years. The 83-suite property just opened this month in the 100 year old Crown Building on Fifth Avenue and 57th Street in Manhattan, which was built by the same architect responsible for Grand Central Terminal, and the first home of the Museum of Modern Art. The ultra-luxe Aman brand has elegant resorts worldwide amid breathtaking landscapes, including in Indonesia, Thailand, Bhutan, Courchevel, Venice, Jackson Hole, and Greece. It first brought its brand to the urban market in Tokyo in 2014, and now New York opened this August. The Aman includes Italian restaurant Arva, Japanese Nama, the Wine Library, the Jazz Club, and a three story flagship Aman Spa. Every suite has a working fireplace and murals by contemporary Japanese artist Ryoko Adachi. Bernstein Redo & Savitsky P.C. is proud to be part of the Aman New York team.
The newly opened Renaissance New York Hotel is at the epicenter of Flushing, Queens, and is the anchor to a 4-phase complex called Tangram, a 1.5 million square foot mixed use development. The 208 room hotel has an Olympic size pool, tennis court, fitness center, and rooftop lobby with panoramic views. The Tangram project, owned and developed by F&T Group and SCG America, covers two city blocks. In addition to the hotel, the project encompasses two levels of retail space enclosed by a glass skylight, two residential towers, a 24,000 square foot culinary food hall, an office tower, and a 1,100 car garage. Bernstein Redo & Savitsky, P.C. is proud to be part of the Tangram team.
Nine Orchard, a new 116-room hotel opened this summer after many years of development and work with the local community board and the New York State Liquor Authority. The opening of the hotel at the corner of Orchard and Canal Street on the Lower East Side marks the end of a complete restoration of the Jarmulowsky Bank building – a Beaux-Arts building originally constructed in 1912 – and the beginning of the landmark’s second life as an elegant hotel and culinary destination. The hotel has multiple food and beverage outlets on the ground floor under the supervision of James Beard Award-nominated chef Ignacio Mattos (Lodi, Estela, Flora Bar). Bernstein Redo & Savitsky P.C. is proud to be a part of the Nine Orchard team.
The Cipriani Family will open its first large-format culinary experience at the new Waterline Square development on the Upper West Side at Riverside Boulevard. With nearly 30,000 square feet, Harry’s Table by Cipriani offers a full-service restaurant as well as casual dining options and specialty counters, including a coffee bar, a gelato and pastry shop, a pizza bar, a pasta lab, a fish counter, and a butcher’s counter. The retail component throughout the space provides a selection of high-quality Italian and local products and fresh produce. A full bar, inspired by the glamorous days of mid-century Italy with timber paneling, leather stools, and sleek light fixtures has a central role in the space while the more formal restaurant faces the waterfront. Harry’s Table by Cipriani was designed by the internationally acclaimed London-based interior design studio of Martin Brudnizki. Bernstein Redo & Savitsky P.C. is proud to be a part of the Cipriani team.
KYU, a wood fired Asian inspired award winning restaurant from the hip Wynwood section of Miami is opening this week at 324 Lafayette Street in Noho, in Bobby Flay’s old Gato space. KYU-Miami opened in 2016, and the following year was a James Beard semi-finalist and was named Time’s Best Restaurant in Florida. In August 2020, a KYU outpost opened in Mexico City. Owners Alan Omsky and Jordan Sayfie, and their partners the Reuben brothers, are eyeing additional locations in Los Angeles, London, Paris and Dubai. Bernstein Redo & Savitsky P.C. is proud to be part of the KYU team.