Hotel Architect’s Creative License

“Architect Gene Kaufman gives plenty of ammunition to critics who say he’s contributing to the suburbanization of New York. Many of his Manhattan projects—often budget hotels developed by Sam Chang—evoke nothing so much as suburban strip malls and asphalt parking lots. Take his recently completed Doubletree at 8 Stone St. in the Financial District. It could just as easily reside in a Virginia office park”[read more at The].