One of Dallas’ most iconic hotels is getting a new look.
Crow Holdings submitted plans to renovate its 1,600-room Hilton Anatole hotel at 2201 North Strmons Highway. According to the developer, the developer expects the project to cost nearly $31 million and cover approximately 475,000 square feet. record.
In addition to the new paint, Crow plans to replace carpet, sinks, vanities, outlets, switches and lighting. Work is expected to start in July and continue until mid-February. Washington, D.C.-based architecture and interior design firm BBGM is also applying.
With 600,000 square feet of event space and nine ballrooms, the hotel is a prime venue for meetings.
When the Anatole opened in the mid-1970s, it was the largest hotel in the Southwest and one of developer Trammell Crow’s “favorite things” in his Market Center complex, According to Texas Monthly. Crow’s large commercial complex includes the 9,000-room hotel portfolio that Crow built as his company in the area withstood a heavy debt burden.
Whatever the owners do to the guest rooms, it’s hard to match the hotel’s art collection. A pulsating orange sculpture by Reuben Margolin floats like a cloud in Anatole’s 150-foot-tall atrium.The creation and installation of this piece was so complex that the wire shot 45 minute documentary about it.During a $125 million renovation in the 2010s, Crow added an air-conditioned corridor connecting the buildings, which includes Two pieces of the Berlin Wall. The hotel even hosted several meetings for the National Federation of the Blind, whose publication notes that most of the artwork in the collection will be Open tactile inspection.
The hotel market in Texas has been Incomplete accumulation Heading into the summer travel season, Dallas is seeing record growth in supply, with more than 30,000 rooms in the pipeline at the start of the year.
Crow Holdings continues building, faces recent review Its chairman is in friendship with Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.Other recent projects include $38 million warehouse in Dallas and a lean-to-wall industrial project outside chicago.