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Re-launch of POV at W Hotel- A Brand New Point of View

(Originally posted at EpicureanDC)

On The Hill, it is not unusual to hear that a cherished DC icon recently had “some work done,” but for any Washington Insider, the redesign of POV at the W Hotel by Nema Workshop will sing to your soul.

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At its big reveal, POV paid spectacular homage to its own city, with every design and concept being DC-inspired. As I sipped on my “One Percenter,” part of the new Fall Cocktail Menu by Lead Bartender Joseph Ambrose, I toured the new federally inspired rooftop.

The color scheme of the outdoor space pays tribute to the American Flag, and a light installation with the date of the signing of the Declaration of Independence blazons from the ceiling above the “White House Corner,” which has a dome shaped bar a la the Capitol Building, and a Washington DC inspired mural. Guests can also sip on a “Marion Berry” while marveling at the Red Tape wall, which takes a dig at bureaucracy in Washington. I’m sure it’s Next Door Neighbor would not be amused.

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If you have monumental moments to celebrate, there is the “Washington Monument” corner, which has become a private area with VIP seating overlooking POV’s most famous view. All throughout, wonderful fixtures light the room like cascading cherry blossoms glowing over this rooftop little Washington.

 

In a town where politics dominate even the most casual of conversations, it only makes sense that we would want them to dominate our ambience. So welcome to Washington, where a Red Wall has become the new Red Carpet.

 W Washington D.C.

515 15th Street NW

Washington, D.C. 20004
(202) 661-2400

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