May 13, 2019

The Terrace Brings Rooftop Style to Times Square

A red curtain leads guests into the bar at The Terrace restaurant where bottles of liquor line black bookcase-like shelves
The bar at The Terrace Restaurant in the Times Square EDITON. Photography by Nikolas Koenig.

A space inspired by L’Orangerie at Jardin des Tuileries in Paris is the perfect antidote to the hustle and bustle of Times Square. At the recently-opened Times Square EDITION, the product of an all-star collaboration between Yabu Pushelberg and Ian Schrager, you’ll find exactly that at The Terrace and Outdoor Gardens.

Before reaching the garden-like feel of The Terrace, guests are treated to a glimpse of “the real New York City,” a photography exhibit curated by Schrager that showcases the vivacity of the city through the lenses of such renowned photographers as Helen Levitt, Elliott Erwitt, Bruce Davidson, Ruth Orkin, Arthur Leipzig and Cornell Capa to name a few.

Behind the Design of the Greenery-Filled Restaurant, The Terrace

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Lush greenery sprouts from behind rust colored couches in the dining room of The Terrace Restaurant
The Terrace Restaurant in the Times Square EDITION. Photography by Nikolas Koenig.

The garden in the sky holds thousands of plants, trees, and ivy under the care of landscape architect Madison Cox. Yabu Pushelberg’s impeccable eye pairs rich velvets, luxurious leathers, and sultry woods to create a sensory reprieve from the chaos of the city streets below.

Michelin-starred chef John Fraser oversees the hotel’s food and beverage program, and was inspired by traditional French brasseries for the direction of The Terrace restaurant. The menu of the romantic and elegant eatery showcases Fraser’s adept skill at creating robust vegetarian cuisine, along with light pastas and steak fare.

Liquor bottles filled with red and orange liquid are backlit in this black bookcase which also includes potted plants
The bar at the Terrace Restaurant in the Times Square EDITION. Photography by Nikolas Koenig.

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