NYLO Hotel shines new light on downtown Dallas

Posted by    |    October 14th, 2012 at 5:15 am

When you visit the new NYLO Dallas South Side hotel on South Lamar Street you approach a relatively unassuming red brick building nestled in the heart of South Dallas. Walking through the lobby doors you are greeted by an elegant chandelier that casts a warm tungsten hue on the eclectic mix of surrounding tapestries, elegant armchairs and one colorfully graffiti-ed baby grand piano.

Six floors above, on the hotel’s rooftop, the infinity edge pool takes center stage with a brilliant backdrop of the illuminated Dallas skyline. The building has come a long way since it was first constructed as the original Dallas Coffin Company in 1910.

“It’s exciting, we’re in a new area…a very happening area. It means a lot. It means growth,” said Marisol Lopez, director of sales at the NYLO. There is much anticipation for the hotel to help change the face of the area south of I-30.

“It [has] brought a lot of life back into the area,” said Lopez. She expects that the hotel will, among other things, boost the South Dallas economy.

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