Despite the pleas of some in the neighborhood, the 18-story Wyndham Hotel at 93 Bowery is finally rising, EV Grieve reports. The, um, glassy (and really, how else to put it?) 108-room hotel at Hester Street in Chinatown has drawn the ire of neighborhood residents worried about a wave of development driving them out of the area. But to be fair, that's probably only one reason why they hate this thing.
· Wyndham Garden Hotel starting to sprout on the Bowery [EV Grieve]