Viceroy New York is soon to Unveil a Naut-(so-typ)ical Kind of Roof

by Kristin Tablang Photographed by The view from The Roof
Sunday, March 9, 2014

Imagine a majestic yacht oozing with luxury . . . “anchored” 29 stories above street level.  Wonderfully strange as it may sound, it’s the newest addition to New York City’s copious collection of cool rooftop hangouts in a nutshell — simply named, The Roof.

Perched atop Viceroy New York, Gerber Group‘s newly-minted locale, officially opening this Tuesday, bears breathtaking views of Central Park and midtown Manhattan’s cityscape.

Fashioned by acclaimed interior designing company Roman and Williams, the sprawling 2,400 square foot, half indoor lounge, half outdoor terrace boasts rich ipe wood floors, gleaming brass detailing, and custom-made walnut-and-leather sofas meant to emulate the posh aesthetic of a luxe ocean liner. Splendid images of sky, sea, and clouds shot by famed photographer Dalton Portella buoy the relaxing space’s nautical theme.

The Roof’s menu will feature a fine assortment of small-batch spirits, regionally brewed craft beers, global wine offerings, and a rotating selection of Gerber Group’s signature classic and contemporary cocktails made with market fresh ingredients, including GG Manhattan, Spicy Paloma, and Sidecar F1. An array of delectable small plates from Kingside Restaurant will also be offered to complement the bar’s extensive drink collection.

To top it all off, cherry-picked DJs will breathe life into the fresh hotspot night and day, with an eclectic set list of classic- and indie-rock, flecked with soulful tunes and blues.

The Roof is located at 124 West 57th Street. 212.707.8008.


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