Take a peek at new hotel coming to Downtown Fort Worth
Fort Worth will get another downtown hotel in the historic Farmers and Mechanics National Bank building in 2021. Now let’s look at the plans for the hotel and some news on the management plans.
Hotel management company Davidson Hotels & Resorts has been hired by Development Services Group Inc. to manage the Kimpton Harper Hotel, the new hotel set to open in spring 2021. The 226-room Kimpton Harper is operated by Davidson’s lifestyle and luxury division, Pivot Hotels & Resorts, and is located in the historic 24-story building of the Farmers and Mechanics National Bank.
At the top of the structure is Refinery 714, a penthouse bar and lounge with great views of the skyline. Il Modo, a restaurant and bar that serve Italian cuisine with a modern sensibility; 10,000 square meters of meeting and event space; a rooftop observation deck with a 360-degree view of Fort Worth; and Kimpton’s signature amenities like evening social hour, morning coffee service and free PUBLIC bikes.
“We are excited to be opening this vibrant new hotel in collaboration with our valued partners at DSG Inc.,” said Thom Geshay, President of Davidson Hotels & Resorts. “We leverage the pivot team’s ability to be agile and nimble to adapt to modern business needs, and we know that great service and profitability go hand in hand. We look forward to developing a unique and creative program that really sets the Kimpton Harper apart. ”
“Building on our fundamental relationship, we were forced to hire Pivot for this highly anticipated opening, based on the team’s extensive lifestyle pedigree,” said Gary Prosterman, President and CEO of DSG Inc. “Pivot understands To serve guests who wish. ” a personalized social travel experience. We know that under the leadership and guidance of the team, the Kimpton Harper will seamlessly sum up the dynamic, laid-back sophistication of Fort Worth in a meaningful way. “
The building of the Farmers and Mechanics National Bank, built in 1921, last served as the headquarters for XTO Energy. DSG acquired the iconic historic building in November 2018 with a plan to complete an adaptive reuse of the office building at Kimpton Harper.
The Architecture in Fort Worth website states that the 24-story building was designed by Sanguinet & Staats with Mauran, Russell and Crowell as associate architects. The general contractor was Westlake Construction Co. from St. Louis.