ACME-designed Canopy Hotel to tell the story of East London’s Aldgate neighborhood

            <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/8l/8l99jtqh9lqjj4f5.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" />Canopy London is the latest venture from the Hilton group's new "lifestyle brand," Canopy by Hilton, that caters to a younger, more tech-savvy traveler with a strong emphasis on local design. Guests are gifted local goodies&mdash;like Garrett's Popcorn if you're spending the evening in <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/4611/chicago" rel="nofollow" >Chicago</a>, or some Rocky Mountain treats when in <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/13349/denver" rel="nofollow" >Denver</a>. The swanky hotel bars host daily happy hours slinging out local craft beers and the guest rooms are decorated with a focus on regional design.
Courtesy of ACME.

Courtesy of ACME.
Expected to open later this year, Canopy London will tap into the story of the city's Aldgate neighborhood, where it will be located. The area dates back to Roman settlements and was followed by successive waves of immigrants, e.g. 18th century Huguenots, 19th century Jews and 20th century Bangladeshis. In the 1880s, Jack the Ripper roamed its streets. Today, the district is a mixture
centuries-old buildings as well as modern office towers. 
Courtesy of ACME.
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