Sunday, July 1, 2007

Cool digs in the Pacific Northwest

Chris - are you cool enough? Article in the Chicago Tribune about a newly opened hotel in your 'Pearl District' in Portland, Oregon. Video shows the building and room, and it is so 'Pearl District' for sure. Check out the video at the link.

Ace Hotel


1022 SW Stark St.,

Portland, Ore.

Beautiful hipsters sip coffee, read magazines and listen to alternative rock music under a vintage hotel sign. Stacked old books and suitcases make up nightstands. Converse sneakers wiggle inside the lobby's black-and-white photo booth.

Welcome to the 79-room Ace Hotel Portland, where chic meets cheap and minimalist flair mixes with military earth tones.

And, despite a retro feel, the hotel also offers Wi-Fi, flat-screen televisions and even turntables in some of the rooms, all uniquely decorated -- some with walls painted by local artists and other touches that mix vintage with modern.

read more and watch the video at this link.


Pearlgirl said...

Hi, I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but the Ace is NOT actually in the Pearl District - as much as the Pearl would love to claim it! The Pearl's southern boundary is Burnside, which is one street North of Stark, where the Ace is located. So close, but yet so far!


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