FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Buzzell Company
THE SAINT HOTEL TAKES IT TO THE TOP
A 500 Ton, 200 Foot Tall Crane to Lift Two Box Car-Size Chillers Onto Roof of Audubon Building
As part of the construction process for The Saint Hotel, a 500 ton, 200-foot-tall crane will raise two box car-size chillers, estimated at 13,500 pounds each, to the roof of the Audubon Building.
Beginning at 4:00am, Saturday, Aug 27 and continuing until 12 noon, Sunday, Aug 28 (estimated)
931 Canal Street at Burgundy Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
ON-SITE HOTEL PERSON:
Elvis Belcher, construction superintendent
Built in 1909 and located on Canal Street at Burgundy Street in the world famous New Orleans French Quarter, the historic landmark Audubon Building has been totally renovated and re-christened as The Saint Hotel. Striking a balance between its storied past and limitless future, The Saint Hotel will provide the ultimate luxury lifestyle destination, following its recent $45 million dollar purchase and transformation. The property will reflect a new and contemporary spirit and look while staying true to important designs and traditions, such as the opulent grandeur of the Beaux Arts décor and era. The 166-room, 8-story Saint Hotel includes 320 sq. ft. modern guest rooms; 1450 sq. ft. of meeting and special event space; Sweet Olive, a chef-driven modern American restaurant; the Burgundy Bar offering live jazz; and Halo, a rooftop bar and lounge with panoramic views of downtown New Orleans.
This one-of-a-kind property will provide memorable experiences and surprises with a spontaneous, haute bohemian eclectic, eccentric and edgy sophistication for even the most sophisticated traveler. Ideal for leisure or business, The Saint Hotel is located on the Canal Street streetcar line and a short walk from the French Quarter’s charming galleries, boutiques, antique shops, and music-filled nightclubs while also convenient to the Riverwalk, Saks Fifth Avenue, the Aquarium of the Americas and Harrah's Casino. It is minutes from the Louisiana Superdome and the New Orleans Arena.
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