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New York, NY

Located in Manhattan's Theater District, CIVILIAN is a 27-story, 203 room hotel where artists and audiences converge. Rockwell Group envisioned a new home and ad hoc clubhouse to serve the needs of New York’s creative corps of performers, designers, directors, producers, and writers. It’s also a place where outsiders in the know can rub shoulders with those who inspire them, and immerse themselves in Broadway and all of its micro-worlds. Our design pays homage to the look and feel of Broadway’s iconic houses and hangouts, and features the Olio Collection, a first-of-its-kind curated art program with works by theatrical creatives.

A modern interpretation of a classic Theater District gathering place, Rosevale Kitchen—the ground floor restaurant—has a curved, ribbed ceiling with mirror panels punctuated by red leather banquettes.

The dining room features round sconces engraved with theater façade sketches by set designers.

On the second floor, the hotel’s main bar and lounge evokes a theater’s back of house.

Beyond the bar, the Blue Room has a speakeasy feel with banquettes surrounded by iconic show pieces.

Permanent and rotating exhibits, organized by guest curators, feature original artwork, scenic design models, vintage posters, and other theater related ephemera.

Located on the roof, Starchild offers an elevated lounge experience with uninterrupted views of the city skyline and Hudson River.

starchild rooftop at civilian hotel, nyc
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