The James New York, NoMad – formerly The Carlton Hotel

The James New York, NoMad – formerly The Carlton Hotel

The James New York – NoMad, formerly The Carlton Hotel, is located on the corner of 29th Street and Madison Avenue in central Manhattan. HR Construction transformed the property into a luxury boutique hotel with a flair local culture and intuitive touches. The remodel included the renovation of 368 guestrooms, suites, and adjoining corridors, in addition to a complete public space remodel and redesign.


New York, NY

88 Madison Hotel Fee Owner, LLC

Interior Designer:
Thomas Juul-Hansen, LLC

R. Wade Johnson Design

Contract Value:
$30.2 Million

17 Months

  • Completed demolition and remodel of 368 guestrooms and all common corridors
  • Remodeled the guest elevator cab interior
  • Installed two LULA (Limited Use Limited Access) elevators
  • Upgraded the building’s fire alarm system and added an additional fire line feed to the building’s fire protection system
  • Completed the Facade Inspection & Safety Program (FISP) – Local Law 11 scope of work
  • Renovation of the hotel’s public spaces, which included:
    • Moving the existing lobby entrance from Madison Avenue to 29th Street
    • Developing and expanding a new upscale restaurant, high-end lounge, three new meeting rooms, and ballroom
    • Adding retail spaces on Madison Avenue and 28th Street frontages
  • Infilled the existing original lobby on Madison Avenue to create two levels of proposed retail space, using large steel members and concrete