Architectural Spotlight: The New Royal Connaught Lobby

Brilliant blog REBUILD HAMILTON if you’re interested in the present/future of Hamilton.
So excited about the Royal Connaught, going to check it out Monday!

Rebuild Hamilton

ImageWith a mixture of both neo-classical and contemporary design, the double-height lobby at The Royal Connaught has been brought back to its former glory and then some.ImageSurrounded by six, two-storey corinthian columns, the sheer size and pure white paint not only makes the columns pop, but also help define the space of the lobby. ImageImageThe ceiling is coffered with an intricate crown molding and three elegant glass raindrop chandeliers, while the floor features a combination of restored original marble and terrazzo tiles.Image ImageImageA grand staircase leads up to an impressive mezzanine, where the details in the foliage of the column’s capitals, and the lobby’s frieze design can be examined up close. The mezzanine also offers a great view of the space and the four large arched windows that look out onto King Street.ImageThe restored lobby will undoubtedly be great to not only host events, but also greet…

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