The Hip Hotelier After reigning the L.A. social scene for years with his semi-secretive, celebrity-packed hot spots like the legendary eatery Olive, 46-year-old Sean MacPherson decided to make his mark on Manhattan. With a whopping 7 openings in 10 years—including the Jane, the Bowery Hotel, the Maritime and Montauk's the Crow's Nest—the hotelier/restaurateur injected his laid-back California cool vibe into the city and became the biggest, brightest name in New York nightlife in years. And he is just getting started. by MICKEY BOARDMAN photographed by JUAN ALGARIN
Fashion assistance by AMY SMITH
styled by CRICKET BURNS
Grooming by SERGEY
Opposite page: Blazer by Michael Bastian. Chambray shirt by Brooks Brothers. Jeans by Emporio Armani. Shoes by Giorgio Armani. 34 | AVENUE MAGAZINE · AUGUST 2011
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