Founder Barry S. Sternlicht Honored At Brooklyn Black Tie Ball

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.

People seated at a formal dinner with a speaker

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.”

People in formal attire dancing at a 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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