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The James: New Hotel in Soho Opens, Art Curator Included

NEW YORK, NY.- The James, a hospitality brand synonymous with the seamless blend of modern, residentially styled, state-of-the-art technology and guest-centric service found at its Chicago location, will bring those same attributes to its new property in New York City . The James New York, anchoring the southwest corner of Soho at Grand and Thompson Streets, opened September 1, 2010 with 114 guestrooms and suites bathed in natural light and unobstructed views of Manhattan . The property is evocative of the neighborhoods it borders, a juncture between the artistry of Soho and the industrial qualities of Tribeca. The James New York, designed by the Office for Design and Architecture (ODA) in collaboration with Perkins Eastman and custom interiors by Amanda Sullivan with The James Design team, blends elements of artistry and community throughout. The hotel boasts distinctive features including a lush, tri-tiered urban garden,