Heirloom Hotel: Explore the New-Classic Style of the Beekman

With its reverence for luxurious details, this beautifully restored heritage hotel is a study in high Heirloom style.

Photo By: Photos courtesy The Beekman Hotel

Photo By: Photos courtesy The Beekman Hotel

Photo By: Photos courtesy The Beekman Hotel

Photo By: Photos courtesy The Beekman Hotel

Photo By: Photos courtesy The Beekman Hotel

Photo By: Photos courtesy The Beekman Hotel

Photo By: Photos courtesy The Beekman Hotel

Photo By: Photos courtesy The Beekman Hotel

Photo By: Photos courtesy The Beekman Hotel

Photo By: Photos courtesy The Beekman Hotel

Photo By: Photos courtesy The Beekman Hotel

Photo By: Photos courtesy The Beekman Hotel

Photo By: Photos courtesy The Beekman Hotel

Rich Details

Rich, timeless details are the essence of Heirloom style. Luxurious finishes of moiré, damask, florals and crushed velvet, marble and crystal exemplify the Heirloom look on stunning display at lower Manhattan's Beekman Hotel. This historic 1881 hotel has been loving restored and reopened with richly appointed details like this classic, comfortable lobby space.

Public Feels Private

When details are this luxe, even public spaces feel intimate and special. Designed by Martin Brudnizki, the Beekman's interiors deliver the classic, timeworn look of Heirloom style.

Rich Jewel Tones

The plush merlot rug and mellow gold pillows in this Beekman guest room manage to feel fashion forward, while the leather headboard and white duvet help to maintain a timeless tone.

Down Time

An overview of the Beekman lobby cocktail lounge demonstrates the space's emphasis on pattern and rich but burnished color in keeping with the Heirloom sensibility.

Color Source

The Heirloom color palette is strongly influenced by the rich colors of grapes and wine, the soft pinks of peonies and the shades of the harvest. That palette can be seen in this stunning Beekman stained glass window in the Fowler & Wells restaurant which also evokes the patchwork elements and imperfection in this iconic Heirloom design style.

New Meets Old World

Pared-back modern style where well-chosen but not too numerous accessories are on display mixed with old-world elements like this chinoiserie lamp and marble table, are beautiful illustrations of the Heirloom mix of old and new.

Timeless Tile

Classic white tile that references the timeless look of New York subway tile ornaments the Beekman baths.

Drink Time

A craft cocktail bar cart with a retro skirt, a fringed lampshade and a substantial vintage chifferobe lend old world Heirloom style to Beekman guest rooms.

Vintage Look

Vintage rugs ornament the Beekman's reception desk. A feeling of authenticity and history was so important to designer Martin Brudnizki that the original tilemaker was tracked down to create this gorgeous design.

Art Adds Interest

One way to add substance and a sense of place to your design scheme? Art. Original paintings and photographs add integrity and authenticity to the public and private spaces at the Beekman.

Keeping It Real

Original moldings and period chandeliers all add to the sense of history at the Beekman that illustrates the Heirloom design trend.

Mix of Finishes

Emphasizing history and heritage, a portrait of Edgar Allen Poe flanks the lobby cocktail lounge. Allen at one point worked at the Beekman's original Queen Ann building, once home to publishing houses and lawyers' offices. Original tiles mixed up with Oriental rugs give an idiosyncratic, timeless Heirloom look to the space.

Wall of Authors

Gilded Age elements that evoke the Beekman's 1881 origins are on display in the lobby cocktail lounge flanked by a portrait of novelist Edgar Allen Poe, on the left, as well as a number of other writers. Metal topped tables in the space, leather club chairs and Oriental carpets boast a patina of wear, another feature of the Heirloom style.