L'Institut Sothys Paris—New York
Indulge clients with spa treatments at the first United States spa from the luxury French skin-care company. The institute has nine treatment rooms and a hydrotherapy room, plus a shop and a reception area that can serve as event space for receptions for 75 people or seated events for 30. The curved staircase would be a stylish alternative to a runway for fashion shows. A small café can serve as a food or wine station or seat as many as 12.