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MOXY Hotels’ first-ever Washington, D.C. location features a new restaurant with a retractable-roof

OAKVILLE, Ontario, Feb. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- America’s capital city is about to get a fresh new destination that will give visitors an inviting place to stay, enjoy a great meal and see the many local sights. The MOXY Hotel in Washington, D.C. has started construction on a new rooftop restaurant under a custom retractable single slope enclosure from OpenAire. The MOXY Hotel will feature 13 storeys of attractive, modern guestrooms, topped by a bold rooftop lounge with an almost 830-square-foot operable enclosure just a few blocks from the White House.

View from MOXY's rooftop.
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OpenAire retractable roof and enclosure under construction.
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MOXY Hotels' first rooftop with a retractable roof.
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OpenAire enclosure
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The MOXY Hotel is the result of an ambitious design and renovation project that combines an existing historic building in the city with the new MOXY Hotel by Marriott’s bold, edgy style. OpenAire’s approximately 20-foot by 42-foot restaurant enclosure uses a modern, single-slope glass roof that features two 11-foot-long bi-parting roof panels, which will slide open from the structure’s center to bathe the restaurant’s interior in abundant light. The aluminum-framed roof is supported by three sets of bi-folding doors, which will open to the adjacent terrace to provide guests with unobstructed views of the American Capital’s skyline.

“We are proud to be creating another unique project in one of America’s historic cities,” says Mark Albertine, President of OpenAire, “OpenAire has created a modern lean-to enclosure design that reflects the spirit of the MOXY Hotel’s brand; giving guests a space that is attractive but boldly unique.”

OpenAire is working in collaboration with Fillat + Architecture, MOXY Hotel lead architect, to ensure this unique and dynamic restaurant enclosure fits the new hotel’s design aesthetic seamlessly. The MOXY Hotel will be complete in the Fall of 2018, allowing visitors to the nation’s capital to experience the power of an OpenAire environment.

About OpenAire
OpenAire has been designing and manufacturing beautiful, high-quality, retractable roof structures and skylights for 28 years. We bring unique designs to life from concept to installation, transforming buildings into sunlit spaces that customers love. Headquartered in Oakville, Ontario, OpenAire is approaching 1,000 projects throughout North America, Europe and the Middle East. Some of our projects include unique and inviting restaurant skylights and enclosures, such as the Rooftop Bar at the Refinery Hotel in New York NY (which achieved the #1 ranking in the 10Best Readers’ Choice Award for Best Hotel Rooftop Bar 2015); the Crooked Cue Pool Hall and Pub in Toronto ON; Gusto 101 in Toronto ON; the WaTiki Brown Rock Restaurant in Rapid City SD; LOCAL Public Eatery in Toronto ON; The Beer Garden at Ballpark Village in St. Louis MO; Goose Island’s Beer Bridge at Fourth Street Live in Lexington KY; Restoration Hardware’s “RH Gallery” courtyard in Chicago IL; and Pizza Express in Jersey Isle UK. More restaurant projects are currently under construction, including: the Hyatt House rooftop lounge in Jersey City NJ; MOXY in Washington D.C; Barcelona Tavern in Toronto ON; and Boston Pizza in Toronto ON. To learn more about OpenAire Inc., visit http://www.openaire.com/ and follow us on Twitter. For more details on this project, please e-mail sales@openaire.com.

For more information contact:
OpenAire
T: 905-901-8535 TF: 1-800-267-4877
E: sales@openaire.com

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