Interior Bar Design, Custom Kitchen Design, Project Management, Procurement, Branding, Interior Styling & Operational Consultancy.

Located at 250 West 55th Street on the ground floor of the 35 story Skidmore, Ownings & Merrill designed property. The soaring three story space includes a 1,500 sq ft basement and 750sq ft outdoor terrace involved the demolition of the interior space and quick retail service kitchen from the previous tenant.

The bi-level space featured two bars and a dining space with capacity for 104 diners with an additional 65 seats available on their rooftop Margarita Market.

Vida Verde’s environment draws inspiration f rom various markets throughout Mexico, featuring a contemporary streetscape scene, an ecclectic mix of f inishes and a mesmerizing array of patterns and textures. The space incorporates a street art collaboration with renowned graff iti artist, Victor Marka, who hand-painted murals throughout the space including a 30-foot piece on the rooftop.

Marka’s work focused around Mexican folklore and hip-hop culture. The overall aesthetic of Vida is a vibrant and psychedelic one with mirrored bar panels and color changing RGB wallpaper. Work involved the installation of two new bars, new kitchen, bathrooms, two elevators, full HVAC and kitchen extract system, structural steel staircase to the rooftop, structural steel support bracing to the roof terrace..

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