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Founder Barry S. Sternlicht Honored At Brooklyn Black Tie Ball

Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy held its fourth annual Brooklyn Black Tie Ball last week. This year’s Ball honored Chairman and CEO of Starwood Capital Group, and the founder of 1 Hotels, Barry S. Sternlicht, celebrating his personal and professional commitment to sustainability, environmental responsibility, and design excellence.

Published on: October 14, 2016
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Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy held its fourth annual Brooklyn Black Tie Ball last week. This year’s Ball honored Chairman and CEO of Starwood Capital Group, and the founder of 1 Hotels, Barry S. Sternlicht, celebrating his personal and professional commitment to sustainability, environmental responsibility, and design excellence.

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BBPC Black Tie Ball / October 6, 2016 / © Julienne Schaer


BBPC Black Tie Ball / October 6, 2016 / © Julienne Schaer

With 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge debuting in February 2017, Nancy Webster, Executive Director of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy, stated “[Barry’s] philanthropic generosity and commitment to sustainability will help ensure Brooklyn Bridge Park moves into the future as a world-class waterfront public space filled with first-rate programming that all ages can enjoy.”

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2016 Brooklyn Black Tie Ball


2016 Brooklyn Black Tie Ball
The Brooklyn Black Tie Ball has become a wonderful autumn tradition and a great way to support the Conservancy’s programs. Proceeds from Thursday’s event will help keep the Park vibrant, beautiful, and growing; directly supporting the Conservancy’s over 500 free and low-cost activities and events.

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