Jean-Georges Vongerichten Teams Up With Ian Schrager For Public Hotel Nightlife Complex

Rendering: Chrystie Street view of Public Hotel at 215 Chrystie St.

Rendering: Chrystie Street view of Public Hotel at 215 Chrystie St.

Ian Schrager’s Public Hotel at 215 Chrystie St. will also be a luxe nightlife playground, boasting at least eight separate dining & entertaining spaces. This much is clear from plans filed with Community Board 3 ahead of next month’s liquor permit hearing. The complex, located in the former garden of an affordable housing development, will include two restaurants from famed chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten.

The venues detailed in application materials:

The Market & Coffee Bar, described as a “vibrant, modern-day, re-imagined canteen/market” from Vongerichten. It will be open from early morning until late at night, serving breakfast at all hours. According to the application, The Market will also feature “Lower East Side world famous ethnic specialties such as Matzo Ball soup, Knishes, Korean BBQ chicken, Nova Scotia lox and sturgeon.” [Ground floor, seating for 49, open until 4 a.m.]

Jean Georges Restaurant, Bar & Garden will feature pizzas from a wood-burning oven, pastas and other Italian specialties. There will also be a chef’s tasting table with a “farm-to-table” concept. [Ground floor, seating for 114, open until 4 a.m. There will also be a “back garden” seating 74 and, also open until 4 a.m.]

Hotel Bar on the 2nd floor (seating for 60).

Lobby Bar on the 2nd floor (seating for 82).

Meeting Rooms – 16th floor private space (seating for 190)

Bar Area on the 16th floor (seating for 64, open until 4 a.m.)

Bar Area on the 17th floor (seating for 72, open until 4 a.m.)

Arts Club Cellar & Sub-Cellar – Private event space, occasionally open to the public (seating for 166, open until 4 a.m.)

Rendering: terraces on the 16th and 17th floors.

Rendering: terraces on the 16th and 17th floors.

View from Bowery.

View from Bowery.

floorplan 1st floor

There will be a special meeting of Community Board 3’s State Liquor Authority Committee on April 11 to deal with all of the Public Hotel’s liquor applications. The tenant association at 10 Stanton St., the neighboring low-income housing complex, has been actively engaged with the development team on their plans. The meeting takes place in the community room at 10 Stanton St. at 6:30 p.m.

You can see the applications from Team Schrager below.