Gallery: Sexy Glass-Topped Wythe Hotel Used to Be a Turn-of-the-Century...

The gorgeous new Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg, Brooklyn is getting a lot of attention these days for its posh amenities - but did you know that it used to be a gritty factory back in the day? The former red brick textile factory was built in 1901, and the boutique hotel retains many of its original historic details, which are accented with reclaimed materials throughout the space. Fused with a three-story glass and aluminum addition that sits atop it, the hotel combines old world elegance with modern amenities and superior views of the Manhattan skyline.

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