21c Museum Hotel, Oklahoma City – Housed in an old Ford Model T assembly plant, Oklahoma City's 21c Museum Hotel is one of many hotels giving new life to historic buildings.
21c Oklahoma City – Original concrete columns and other historic elements have been incorporated into 21c spaces that now mix contemporary art, fine dining and lodging. 21c's Oklahoma City location opened in June.
Ace Hotel Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh – Ace Hotel Pittsburgh occupies an old YMCA building in the city's East Liberty neighborhood. The gymnasium is now a multipurpose event space.
Ace Hotel Pittsburgh – Ace Hotel Pittsburgh's lobby serves as a gathering space, with two lobby bars catering to a variety of beverage preferences.
Hotel Emma, San Antonio – Located in an 1894 brew house, Hotel Emma in San Antonio folds elements of the building's past into its decor. A light fixture at hotel bar Sternewirth incorporates components once used in the brewery's bottling room.
Hotel Emma – Hotel Emma's lobby is in what was known as the Engine Room in the building's brewery days. An ammonia compressor and original exhaust fans remain as reminders of that era.
Hotel Covington, Covington, Kentucky – A department store called Coppin's in Covington, Kentucky, is about to reopen as Hotel Covington, a 114-room hotel with an in-house gastropub.
The Beekman, New York – Construction of the turreted, red brick Temple Court Building, right, started in 1881 in Lower Manhattan. The building is on the verge of opening as a 287-room hotel called The Beekman.
The Beekman – The Beekman's imposing 9-story atrium was once lined with more than 200 offices occupied by attorneys, publishers, architects and advertising agencies.
The Kimpton Cardinal Hotel, Winston-Salem, North Carolina – In Winston-Salem, North Carolina, the former company headquarters of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, center, is now partially occupied by the Kimpton Cardinal Hotel.
The Kimpton Cardinal Hotel, Winston-Salem, North Carolina – A view of smokestacks from one of the hotel's bathrooms reminds guests of the area's R.J. Reynolds roots.
Trump International Hotel, Washington – The Old Post Office in Washington is scheduled to open in September as a Trump International Hotel. The building was constructed between 1892 and 1899.
Trump International Hotel – At the hotel's center is a 9-story atrium, seen here in a rendering, called the Cortile.
LondonHouse Chicago, Chicago – LondonHouse Chicago is housed in the 1923 London Guarantee and Accident building. This elevator bank preserves the building's original elaborate decor.
LondonHouse Chicago – New spaces at LondonHouse Chicago evoke the opulence of the building's 1920s roots with a sleek, contemporary spin.